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The firm: HB Law Firm LLP is a leading independent law firm founded by Mrs Salima with a long-standing reputation for delivering a high-quality service and adding value for clients. In addition to the firm’s expertise in a wide range of legal disciplines, the firm focuses on four global sectors: financial services and infrastructure; energy and natural resources; advanced manufacturing; and technology services.

The firm has over ten years of experience, having had an established presence in the region and represents a variety of clients including government entities, locally owned companies and international corporations. The team is fully conversant in all aspects of local and regional compliance and regulation, employment, finance and day-to-day advisory services. It includes several native-speaking lawyers, including Arabic, French and English. Furthermore, the firm has an established network of regional law firms.

Areas of practice: Corporate, finance and investment funds: loan finance; debt capital markets; acquisition finance; restructuring; local debt finance transactions; structured finance; share and all assets; security; insolvency; manager and administrator transfers of control; regulatory consents and fund investments; advice on regulatory issues including sanctions, FATCA and equity capital markets.

Mergers and acquisitions: joint ventures and shareholder arrangements; reorganisations and disposals; corporate restructuring; stock exchange listings; sale and purchase documentation; regulatory advice; intellectual property; trade marks.

Litigation, insolvency and restructuring: fraud and asset tracing; company advice; claims against directors; shareholder disputes; trust litigation; distressed funds; banking and contractual disputes; insurance; warranty claims; property and employment disputes; professional negligence claims; administrative law and judicial review; IP disputes; debt and equity rescheduling and refinancing; distressed mergers and acquisitions; distressed funds advice; formal insolvency proceedings and office holders’ conduct, powers and regulation; debt recovery.

Regulatory: anti-money laundering compliance; terrorist financing compliance; financial services regulation; sanctions; tax and tax information exchange; FATCA; insurance and reinsurance regulation.

  • Number of lawyers: 13
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Arabic


  • Breakdown of work %

  • M&A Corporate : 
  • Project Finance and Banking : 
  • IP, Litigation, Arbitration: 

  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Above material supplied by Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP.

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