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Zaanouni Law Firm & Associates
TUNIS 1002

Tunisia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Zaanouni Law Firm & Associates houses a comprehensive commercial offering, which spans intellectual property, data protection and telecoms matters. Its growing prominence in the area is evidenced by its representation of an enviable roster of technology companies, including Microsoft and Taptap Send. On the corporate front, the firm regularly advises major global corporates on local law issues. Mohamed Zaanouni demonstrates 'deep knowledge both of the local environment and international best practices'. Talented senior associate Sarra Elloumi is also noted for her broad commercial law practice.

Practice head(s):

Mohamed Zaanouni

Other key lawyers:


‘Co-operative and transparent approach, focused on finding practical solutions and the most efficient options for the client.’

Managing partner Mr Mohamed Zaanouni is highly experienced, with deep knowledge both of the local environment and international best practices.’

An extremely professional team. Demonstrates availability and rigorous attention. Excellent team.

Responsiveness, availability and advice are the first and major qualities that I have discovered within this firm. Sarra Elloumi provides the perfect representation.

Key clients



Taptap Send

Garcia-Munte Energia S.L.

Philip Morris International

General Electric

Dassault Systemes




Microsoft Corporation

Fiat Chrysler Automobile


Honoris Universities

American Chamber Tunisia

Work highlights

  • Supported General Electric group on the creation of its subsidiaries in Tunisia.
  • Advised Philip Morris International on its proposals to market electronic cigarettes in Tunisia.
  • Represented IATA in various local matters.

The firm: Zaanouni Law Firm & Associates was established in 1970 by Taoufik Zaanouni. It has evolved to become one of the leading commercial law firms in Tunisia.

The firm has acted in some of the most important  commercial, property, touristic, industrial financial and shipping transactions over its 47 years of professional activity. It has established important international relations and acquired unparalleled investment expertise both in relation to Tunisian clients in the international market, as well as to foreign clients in Tunisia.

The firm also represents many national and multinational corporations in business sectors such as tourism, manufacturing, shipping, air transportation and services.

The  firm has played an important part in the founding and growth of several major Tunisian companies and has also played an active role in assisting foreign investors in their ventures with Tunisian partners.

In addition, most of the firm’s lawyers have had an extinctive exposure to one or more foreign cultures and legal systems such as the common law legal system.

Zaanouni Law Firm & Associates represents a wide variety of clients, from large multinational corporations to small Tunisian and foreign family-owned business, as well as individuals.

Areas of practice: An important part of the firm’s work involves the negotiation and drafting of various types of contracts in the above-mentioned fields of law as précised in the company’s profile.

In addition to providing traditional legal services, the firm’s members are known for their proactive approach and common desire to assist clients in finding innovative and creative solutions to difficult problems.

The firm’s reputation is based upon innovative and result-oriented services. We strive to balance the minimization of legal risk with commercially sound and cost-effective resolution of legal problems.

During its existence,  Zaanouni Law Firm & Associates has in fact demonstrated its ability and prestige in being recognized inside and outside the Tunisian boundaries.

General Counsel Taoufik Zaanounitaoufik.zaanouni@zaanounilawfirm.com21623335857
Contract Negociation/Investment Law/ Commercial Law Mohamed Zaanounizaanouni.mohamed@zaanounilawfirm.com21621444475
Real Estate/Public Law & Administrative Law Houda Knanihouda.knani@zaanounilawfirm.com21690140655
Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions Hager Jaibihager.jaibi@zaanounilawfirm.com21625994226
Environmental Law & Energy Law Imen Sarsarimen.sarsar@zaanounilawfirm.com21629227738
Litigation & Arbitration/ Competition Law Zied Lejmizied.lejmi@zaanounilawfirm.com21622559423
Banking & Finance/ Insurance & reinsurance Law Amine Hamdiamine.hamdi@zaanounilawfirm.com21620200433
IT & Communications/ Protection of personal data information governance Sarra Elloumisarra.elloumi@zaanounilawfirm.com21623347156
Transport Law & Maritime Law Nayrouz Jebalialawyers@zaanounilawfirm.com21650462698
General Business Law Ahmed Dlimiahmed.dlimi@zaanounilawfirm.com21656029163
Facilities Amira Sdouguiamira.sdougui@zaanounilawfirm.com21698753977
Finance Monia Lajmimonia.lajmi@zaanounilawfirm.com21621205077
Finance Emna Ben Aliemna.benali@zaanounilawfirm.com21655785127
Legal Manel Haninimanel.hanini@zaanounilawfirm.com21621746090
Facilities Siwar Idoudisecretariat@zaanounilawfirm.com21621210237