Mostafa Elfar


  • Tax law, with particular expertise in:
  • Corporate taxation
  • International taxation
  • Transfer pricing
  • Key sectors:
    • construction
    • renewable Energy
    • financial Services
    • consumer goods
  • Foreign languages: Arabic and English


  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Member of the Private Clients Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2016
  • Worked at a prestigious tax consulting firm and served as International Tax Assistant Manager (Sept. 2014 – Nov. 2015).
  • Served at the Egyptian Public Prosecution Service (Jul. 2015 – Sept. 2015)
  • Worked at the Egyptian Government as a legal and economic researcher (March 2013 – Sept 2013)


  • Member of the Egyptian Bar
  • Chartered accountant
  • PhD Candidate in European Doctorate of Law and Economics in Universities of Bologna, Hamburg and Rotterdam (Oct. 2015 – Jun. 2018)
  • Master’s degree in Law and Economics at the Queen Mary University of London (the UK)
  • Law Degree from Cairo University – English Section
  • Economics degree from the British University in Egypt

Knowledge Sharing

EPC contracts and indirect tax treatment in Egypt

What indirect tax aspects do non-Egyptian contractors need to consider in relation to Egyptian EPC contracts entailing services to be partially performed outside Egypt?

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Giving Preference to Egyptian Products in Government Contracts

With the aim to further boost local industry, recently Egyptian government amended Law No.5 of 2015 by expanding the scope of the law requiring to give preference to Egyptian Products in Government Contracts. Our Africa Team and Energy and Infrastructures Focus Team analyse

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Egypt recovering from its foreign currency crisis - 20 June 2017

After the floatation of the Egyptian Pound (“EGP”) on 3 November 2016, the Egyptian economy has experienced improvement in its foreign exchange (“FX”) position. Riccardo Bicciato (Cairo-based local partner) and Mostafa Elfar (member of BonelliErede’s Africa Team) comment on this. *** …

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WEBINAR: Transfer Pricing in selected African countries - 20 April 2017

BonelliErede teamed up with International Tax Review to present a webinar on the main transfer pricing issues to consider when structuring investments in Egypt and Ethiopia. Our experts discussed the legal framework and TP rules in these countries, the applicable TP methods and international st …

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