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Amina Larbi

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Ferchiou & associés

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Practice Areas: All sectors of business law: corporate, commercial, administrative, international trade, energy, oil & gas, banking, mergers & acquisitions, foreign and offshore investment. Foreign Investment Laws and Practice: Advisor to a variety of foreign clients in various industries in relation to the setting up of their business activity in Tunisia including advice on; structuring of investment, advise on business entity form , foreign exchange regulations, and regulatory approvals. Economic Law: - Serve as local counsel in relation to merger control regulations as they apply to cross border acquisitions impacting the Tunisian market; advise clients in relation to competition law, distribution laws and regulations, agency and representation agreements, and licensing know how; assist international brands in relation to trademark protection issues


Partner with the Ferchiou & Associés law firm, since 2014; Senior Associate at GLN – A Law firm in partnership with Gide loyrette Nouel (2012 – 2014); Associate at Gide Loyrette Nouel Tunisia (2001 – 2011); Associate with Watson Farley & Williams, Paris and New York in the structured finance department (1997 – 2001); Associate with Gide Loyrette Nouel, Paris, Banking and Finance Department (1994 – 1997).


Arabic, French, English


Admitted to Bar, Paris (1993) and Tunis (2013)


University of Paris I, Panthéon Sorbonne, Postgraduate degree (DEA) in Private International Law and International Trade Law (1992); Den Haag Academy of International Law, Certificate in Private International Law (1993).


Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Amina Larbi-Ezzine - Ferchiou & associés

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Few firms enjoy the reputation of Ferchiou & associés, which is widely regarded as a ‘force in the market’. Noureddine Ferchiou is a seasoned specialist considered among Tunisia’s leading lawyers and Amina Larbi-Ezzine is also highly regarded. The energy, communications and retail sectors have been significant sources of work over the past year.

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