Employment in Algeria

Bennani & Associés LLP

Bennani & Associés LLP assists local and international companies with employment contracts, social security regulations, health and safety issues, trade union representation, collective layoff of employees and disciplinary matters. Mourad Seghir is the main contact.

Bourabiat Associés

Bourabiat Associés advises clients on employment and social security issues arising from corporate and restructuring operations, as well as employment contracts, residence permits, and the legal and fiscal status of foreign companies' employees. Valérie Veaux Muller is the name to note; she has advised a US pharmaceutical company on the implementation of a voluntary departure plan, and performed employment due diligence in relation to a number of acquisitions of Algerian companies by international companies and private equity firms under the 51/49 rule.


CMS specialises in employment law matters related to corporate and M&A transactions. The practice has been assisting Johnson & Johnson with a number of day-to-day employment issues, such as the transfer of employees and a review of the termination of employment policy. Amine Sator is the key figure.

Law Office Yamina Kebir

Law Office Yamina Kebir handles drafts of employment contracts, contract terminations and redundancy matters. Givaudan and British Council are notable clients. Yamina Kebir is the key contact