Zaki Hashem & Partners

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Zaki Hashem and Partners is one of the largest full-fledged business law firms in Egypt and the middle east. The Firm has expanded its areas of expertise to accommodate new areas of focus, in line with the continued developments and innovation in new businesses and contractual concepts. Corporate and Commercial law issues remain to constitute the main focus and practice at the Firm.


Zaki Hashem and Partners had an issue regarding their content management. As they did not have a system to save all their legal documents. Consequently, they had several problems like duplication of documents, lost content and difficulty of the search.


After studying these complications Intercom Enterprises offered an archiving system which is IBM FileNet. That overcomes all the previous problems and provide the users with several advantages.

The value:

Firstly, an automatic fixed system of folder structure for all their customers and this overcomes the search problems, lost content and speeds up the navigation process in the customer’s folders. Secondly, applying automatic uniform standard reference number for all Archived documents which organize and control company documentation. Added to the previous advantages IBM FileNet associate meta-data with archived documents to utilizes the search operation and enriches the extracted information for each customer, folder, and document. Another feature of the archiving system is to document change management control to prevent documents update conflict. Moreover, version control will keep the record of all original and all copies of updated documents. Auto-archiving for email that keeps all work emails archived without human interaction and prevent missing email from manual archiving. The system enables employees’ collaboration. The systems grant the user security matrix and various search parameters.

Industry: Manufacturing and Commercial Sector

Solution: Information Management

Hisham Samir

IT Manager
“On behalf of our firm I would like to thank you all because of your efforts to make this project success, You did super jobs and it shows! and because of this, we almost reached our goals to have a reliable filing system. It has been a pleasure working with you. And good luck to you in your future challenges.”