Leading firms in Libya

Al-Kilani & Gheblawi Law Firm

Al-Kilani & Gheblawi Law Firm specialises in regulatory, corporate and commercial work, assisting investors in the oil and gas sector. Tax, litigation and arbitration are other areas of activity. The client portfolio includes a number of blue-chip multinationals. Mohamed Al-Kilani and Abdalla Gheblawi are the key contacts.

Mukhtar-Kelbash and Elgharabli Attorneys

Mukhtar-Kelbash and Elgharabli Attorneys’ areas of strength include oil and gas, investment, construction, corporate and commercial, banking and finance, employment and litigation. In addition to acting for local and international players in the energy market, the practice also advises major international contractors, telecoms companies, commercial and investment banks and private equity funds, as well as security companies. Mahmud Mukhtar, Bahloul Kelbash and Abdudayem Elgharabli are the main partners.

Tumi Law Firm

Tumi Law Firm handles regulatory and contentious matters related to corporate and M&A, intellectual property, banking and finance, oil and gas, immigration, employment, property law, aviation and maritime law. The client portfolio includes major players in the energy, pharmaceutical, telecoms, construction, food, and banking and finance sectors. Founding partner Mohamed Tumi and managing partner Mazen Tumi are the names to note.

Majeri Law Office

Majeri Law Office’s expertise includes commercial and civil law, maritime law, employment, investment, customs law, tax, debt collection, company formation and registration as well as litigation. Sghair Majeri is the key figure.

MTL Law Office

Specialising in Libyan civil and commercial law, MTL Law Office assists foreign oil companies, international banks and foreign contractors and traders with due diligence, investment, bidding for public and private contracts, contract drafting, banking, insurance, aviation, shipping, employment and tax. Founding partner Salah Marghani is the main contact.

P&A legal in association with Amereller

P&A legal in association with Amereller advises international corporates on infrastructure projects and transactions in the oil and gas industry, public sector contracts, distribution and supply agreements with Libya parties, as well as on employment, tax and compliance matters. Kilian Bälz, who works between Berlin, Cairo and Tripoli, and Paolo Greco are the names to note.