Dispute resolution in Tunisia

El Ajeri Lawyers

El Ajeri Lawyers‘ dispute resolution practice is a key pillar of the firm, with its strategic focus reflected in the breadth of its contentious offering. Alongside its expertise in litigation, the group also handles a significant volume of mediation and arbitration proceedings for both domestic and foreign clients. The team is further distinguished by its membership of the DLA Piper Africa alliance, which provides significant cross-border firepower in multi-jurisdictional cases. Managing partner Mohamed Lotfi El Ajeri is a highly regarded litigator, mediator and arbitrator. Senior associate Mohamed Abragh has extensive experience in civil and administrative litigation.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Abragh; Amel M’Rabet

Other key lawyers:

Mohamed Lotfi El Ajeri

Key clients

Alliance Electronics

Intercosmetic Distribution

Medtronic Covidien


Ambassade de France

Shneider Electronics

MIPS (Groupe Haouala)

Work highlights

  • Representing Kamel Meddeb, as a shareholder in Délice Holding, in a shareholder dispute.
  • Advising Intercosmetic Distribution in an case against Procter and Gamble concerning an alleged breach of an exclusive distribution contract.

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)

The internationally oriented team at Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is a popular choice to represent global clients in local and cross-border litigation. The group also brings to bear significant experience in arbitration proceedings, where is currently advising on both commercial and investor-state cases. Managing partner Farès Koussay El Heni is noted for his record in cross-border disputes for clients such as Roche, Manpower and Nokia. Raouf El Heni has strong expertise in contentious insurance matters and is currently representing Star in numerous litigation cases.

Practice head(s):

Fares El Heni; Raouf El Heni

Key clients

Turkish Airlines


GE Healthcare

BIAT Insurance




National Pen

Work highlights

  • Advising Nokia on various litigation matters across several areas of law, including commercial law, civil law, and international law.
  • Advising Turkish Airlines on over 30 strategic litigation matters.

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel

Over the past year, Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel secured roles in a significant volume of international disputes, with particular activity in Europe-related litigation. The group is equipped to handle a diverse scope of contentious work, with its recent cases spanning shipping, competition, tax and employment matters, among other areas. Office managing partner Anis Jabnoun is noted for his experience in cross-border disputes, where he is often engaged by global law firms to advise on local law issues. Associate Mohamed Essid specialises in dispute resolution and has a broad contentious focus.

Practice head(s):

Anis Jabnoun; Samy Laghouati; Jean-Gabriel Flandrois

Other key lawyers:

Mohamed Essid


‘Excellency in providing legal advice for litigation; they assist clients personally and provide excellent services.’

‘Anis Jabnoun provides excellent guidance and assistance in litigation matters, he is a dedicated professional.’

Key clients

Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland









Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Polsteam following its vessel arrest by Tunisie Sucre as receiver.
  • Representing Fresenius in claims brought before the Tunisian Competition Council by Medicase and Maintenance Medicale, its distributors in Tunisia

Ferchiou & Associés

Ferchiou & Associés is distinguished by its ability to leverage its top-tier transactional offering to excel in competition and international arbitration cases. Maritime disputes and product liability claims also stand as practice sweet spots. The group represents an impressive roster of multinational corporations, with Samsung, Sumitomo and Electrolux among its representative clients. Department head Nasr Kemicha is well versed in both litigation and arbitral proceedings, with a focus on disputes arising out of international commercial agreements.

Practice head(s):

Nasr Kemicha

Key clients

Samsung Electronics Tunisia

Samsung Electronics Maghreb Arab

PSA and Citroen Automobiles




Air Liquide Tunisie


Gallala Law Firm

Gallala Law Firm has experience in representing local and multinational companies in disputes before Tunisian courts and arbitral tribunals, with a focus on commercial litigation, contentious IP and finance-related issues. On the arbitration front, the group has expertise in both commercial and investor-state matters and its recent experience includes advising on several high-profile construction and energy cases. Managing partner Zied Gallala spearheads the department and is noted for his record in multi-jurisdictional disputes, including arbitrations.

Practice head(s):

Zied Gallala