Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel > Tunis, Tunisia > Firm Profile

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel
22 rue Félicien Challaye
Tunis
1082
Tunisia

Tunisia > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel leverages its extensive international work to focus on litigation with a cross-border element. The team frequently represents global clients in their local contentious work, including BPCE, Merck and ABB. The group also retains strong referral links with major international law firms and often works alongside firms based in the US, Europe and Africa. Anis Jabnoun handles a wide mix of contentious matters, including commercial disputes, bankruptcy proceedings and competition cases. Associate Mohamed Essid is noted for his litigation focus.

Practice head(s):

Anis Jabnoun; Samy Laghouati; Jean-Gabriel Flandrois; Mohamed Essid

Testimonials

‘They have a very professional team of lawyers and the positive results in the cases are always assured.’

Key clients

Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland

BPCE

Alshaya

Laboratoires Servier

SAP

CHR Hansen

FedEx

Helios Strategy

Castel

MCR OIL TOOLS

Roquette

Alshaya

Tunisia > Banking and finance Tier 2

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel's extensive international network makes it well placed to advise multinational clients on cross-border banking and finance matters. The firm acts for lenders, including major global banks, and borrowers on a wide range of lending transactions, bankruptcy proceedings and foreign investment issues. Tunis-based Anis Jabnoun is noted for his broad corporate finance experience. The group also leans on partners in Paris and Algiers.

Practice head(s):

Anis Jabnoun; Samy Laghouati; Jean-Gabriel Flandrois

Key clients

BPCE

Alshaya

Laboratoires Servier

Philip Morris International Management SA

IFC

Sumitomo

BNPP

SIT SPA

Renault

Faurecia

Oracle

Roquette & Frères

Société Générale

Castel

Danone

VW

Saybolt

Nestlé

Legrand

MSC

Work highlights

  • Advised IFC on the financing of a group of companies belonging to One Tech Holding group.
  • Represented retail franchise operator Alshaya on several financings linked to its projects in Tunisia.
  • Advised BPCE on granting new loans to its subsidiary BTK in the context of the sale of the 60% stake it holds in BTK.

Tunisia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel's practice blends local and international experience, with the local group regularly working hand-in-hand with partners in Algiers and Paris to advise on cross-border M&A. The team acts for an impressive raft of global clients, with major banks, manufacturers, life sciences companies, and food and beverage conglomerates all on the firm's books. In addition to its transactional work, the team provides supplementary support in competition and regulatory matters. Managing partner Anis Jabnoun handles a varied mix of corporate, commercial, competition and finance-related matters.

Practice head(s):

Anis Jabnoun; Samy Laghouati; Jean-Gabriel Flandrois

Key clients

BPCE

Alshaya

Laboratoires Servier

Philip Morris International Management SA

IFC

Sumitomo

BNPP

SIT SPA

Renault

Faurecia

Oracle

Roquette & Frères

Castel

Danone

VW

Saybolt

Nestlé

Legrand

MSC

Work highlights

  • Advised BNP Paribas on the sale of 39% of the 50.08% stake it holds in Union Bancaire pour le Commerce et l’Industrie (UBCI) to Carte Assurances.
  • Advised SIT on its establishment in Tunisia through the creation of a manufacturing plant of industrial components, Sit Controls Tunisia.
  • Assisted Core Laboratories with the transfer of its stake in Saybolt Tunisia to another entity of the group.

Established in Tunisia since 2001, Gide offers its clients unparalleled expertise in an environment undergoing constant change. For local law aspects, and in compliance with bar rules, Gide acts alongside the 10-strong professional lawyers’ partnership Global Lawyers North Africa (GLN-A).

Today, GLN-A is one of the rare law firms in Tunisia to be able to offer legal assistance that covers the various fields of Tunisian and international finance and business law.

The teams offer foreign investors a full service regarding establishment in the country, implementing the funding related to their activities, restructuring and everyday legal assistance for their activities in Tunisia. They support their clients throughout their projects, their negotiations and potential disputes, as well as in their procedures with local authorities and courts.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Mergers and acquisitions/corporate
Banking and finance
Private equity
Projects (finance and infrastructure)
Real estate transactions and financing
Dispute resolution
Public and administrative law
Employment
Competition and international trade
IP/TMT
Insurance, industrial risk and transport
Number of lawyers : 550
at this office : 8
Arabic
English
French
Contacts : Anis Jabnoun (jabnoun@gln-a.com), GLN-A
Contacts : Samy Laghouati (laghouati@gide.com), Gide
Contacts : Jean-Gabriel Flandrois (flandrois@gide.com), Gide
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