After graduating from Cairo University in 1985 with L.L.B Degree in Law, El Khidr joined the chambers of an eminent lawyer in Khartoum to do his professional training. This provided him additional practical skills as well as a particular knowledge of Arab laws and litigation procedure before all courts. He subsequently practiced law in the Sudan.
In 1993, he was appointed as lawyer and Legal Consultant in Dr. Abdullah Al Saidi & Partners, Sultanate of Oman. He was able to develop and enlarge the practice and to enhance the standing of the office as it became one of the leading law firms in Oman representing several major local and foreign entities.
His excellent knowledge of Arab, English and other laws and legal concepts, as well as being fully conversant with both the English and Arabic languages, coupled with his vast legal experience, El Khidr joined Hamad Al Sharji, Peter Mansour & Co. (HP) in order to advance his experience and continue his achievements in Oman.
At HP, Mr. El Khidir worked as a legal advisor for some of the leading organizations and companies including banks and government ministries representing them in litigation and arbitration. El Khidr has also represented clients at the High Court in London and Singapore. He has also assisted clients in contract negotiations in other countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
El Khidr is maintaining very good contacts and relationships with law firms in UK, South Africa, Singapore, Sudan and other African countries and he is very familiar with Latin and Anglo-Saxon laws.