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  2. Leading individuals

Leading individuals

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    • Adly Bellagha - Adly Bellagha & Associates
    • Maya Boureghda Chebeane - Jurismed
    • Salaheddine Caid Essebsi - Caid Essebsi & Ben Salem "CE.BS".
    • Noureddine Ferchiou - Ferchiou & associés
    • Donia Hedda Ellouze - Donia Hedda Ellouze, Cabinet
    • Ghazi Meziou - Meziou Knani & associés

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A premier Tunisian law firm’, Adly Bellagha & Associates houses a leading banking and finance practice, well known for its strength in project finance, acquisition finance and Islamic finance. Adly Bellagha is the key contact.

Cabinet Donia Hedda Ellouze attracts praise for the responsiveness and availability of its lawyers, and for their ‘high commitment levels’. In particular, Donia Hedda Ellouze has ‘strong experience and business knowledge’; she routinely represents domestic and foreign clients in banking matters.

Regarded by some as ‘a go-to firm for Tunisian finance matters’, Ferchiou & associés’ ‘knowledgeable and very experienced’ lawyers have notable strength in project finance, Islamic finance, banking regulation and corporate borrowing. Noureddine Ferchiou is recommended.

Jurismed’s diverse banking and finance practice spans a broad range of project finance, acquisition finance, private equity and traditional lending matters. Corporate finance specialist Maya Boureghda Chebeane is highly rated for funds and regulatory matters.

Meziou Knani & associés’ finance practice is ‘very capable and in demand’, particularly when it comes to foreign law firm referrals. Project finance work is a sweet spot, but the firm acts across a wide range of lending, fund and financial restructuring matters. Ayoub Knani and Ghazi Meziou are the names to note.

Caid Essebsi & Ben Salem "CE.BS". handles a comprehensive spread of banking and finance, capital markets and securities matters. Salaheddine Caid Essebsi enjoys a prominent reputation for energy-related issues.

Chafter Raouadi Law Firm has a growing focus on banking and finance work, with strength in regulatory and contentious matters as well as traditional lending work. Zine El abidine Chafter is a key contact.

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) recently advised the EBRD on a €40m solar project financing – a team consisting of Mohamed Raouf El Heni, Fares El Heni and Africa practice head Boris Martor led the deal.

The ‘very good’ team at Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel attracts praise for its ‘problem-solving approach’. ‘Practical and effective’ associate Anis Jabnoun advised Agence Française de Développement on a €30m loan to a public entity in Tunisia.

A team from Kammoun & Kallel, led by Ahmed Kallel, recently advised the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector on the establishment of an investment fund in Algeria.

Financial services is a mainstay of work at Mamoughli & Mamoughli Avocats, which regularly advises on banking and insurance matters. Abdellatif Mamoughli is a sought-after practitioner.

Abdelly & Associates North Africa has a solid finance practice, with particular expertise in projects, financial restructuring and regulatory matters. It recently advised a foreign construction company on a project financing.

At Ben Salem Law Firm, Bessem Ben Salem is recommended for finance matters. The firm acts for both banks and corporate borrowers.

Mannai Law Firm has experience in lending, restructuring and financial services matters. Managing partner Houcem Mannai is the key contact.

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