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The firm

Established in 1984, Ferchiou & Associés has become one of the leading business law firms in Tunisia.

With more than 30 years of experience in providing legal counsel and assistance to its clients, Ferchiou & Associés has been consistently involved in the country’s high-profile projects, whether in terms of investment or complexity. The firm is also known for its high level of negotiating skills.

Clients are local and international investors who consult the firm for their project development in the Tunisian and foreign markets.

Ferchiou & Associés is also developing projects in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors.

Areas of practice

Antitrust and competition, banking and finance, corporate, dispute resolution, employment and labour, energy, environmental, foreign investment, intellectual property, IT and telecommunications, land and renewable energies, legal assessments, litigation and arbitration, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, privatisation, real estate and tax.

Transactional highlights

Ferchiou & Associés is recognised as the market leader in Tunisia’s banking and leveraged finance industry, having experience in derivatives and structured finance transactions involving state-owned entities and the state of Tunisia. It is also experienced in acquisition and asset finance, syndicated loans and credit facilities, financial services, private equity or debt financing, and advises international financial institutions on the feasibility of transactions and regulatory compliance and procedures under Tunisian law.

The firm represents local and international companies and investors in a variety of fields such as cosmetics, pharma, textile, agri-food, industrial components including recapitalisation, restructuring, commercial partnerships, joint ventures and liquidation operations. The firm provides expertise in private acquisitions, takeovers of listed companies, share acquisition and sale, stock exchange transactions and corporate transition strategies. The firm advises on transfers of ownership, transfer of dividends, security packages and buyout of public corporations.

Ferchiou & Associés is a market leader in the energy industry, offering expertise in upstream and downstream legal advice in oil project financing, hydrocarbon titles transfer and acquisitions, environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance and policy counselling to the Tunisian government, major state-owned companies and multinationals.

  • Contacts
  • Nourreddine Ferchiou (managing partner)
  • Amina Larbi-Ezzine (partner)
  • Omar Ferchiou (partner)
  • Number of partners: 5
  • Number of lawyers: 20
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Italian

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