Firm Profile > Bennani & Associés LLP > Casablanca, Morocco

Bennani & Associés LLP
OCEANE 3 TOWER – SUITE n°B5 – 1ST FLOOR
SIDI MOHAMED BEN ABDELLAHAvenue
MARINA CASABLANCA 20030
Morocco

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Bennani & Associés LLP ‘does good work and is a good local adviser to international law firms’. Lead partner Mehdi Bennani has a strong standing in the market and among his multinational clients for corporate transactions are Bertelsmann, Novartis and Vivo Energy Maroc.

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Bennani & Associés LLP is a key player in litigation and arbitration. It frequently acts for large multinational corporates, among which are Daewoo and Fiat Chrysler, and is also active for the Kingdom of Morocco in major arbitrations. Lead partner Abdellah Moustaid recently acted for Société de Travaux Agricoles Industriels et Publics in an arbitration against Waterleau Group n.v. relating to the performance of a public procurement agreement.

Employment Tier 3

Bennani & Associés LLP handles advisory work and employment litigation for international clients. Mehdi Bennani and head of litigation Abdellah Moustaid are the key practitioners. Clients include Novartis and Akzo Nobel.

Algeria > Banking and finance Tier 2

The team at Bennani & Associés LLP has particular expertise advising major international banks on issuances of securities and regulatory matters. Mourad Seghir heads the practice. Mohamed Debbouche is another name to note. In recent work, the group assisted Sberbank with the review of the terms and conditions of bank instruments in Algeria and the issuance of securities and bank guarantee instruments.

Key clients

Sberbank

Banco Bilbao

Banco Popular Espagnol

CAIXABANK

Western Union

KIA

Algeria > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

At Bennani & Associés LLP, the team has developed a specialism in advising high-profile clients in the automotive industry on sizeable transactions. Restructurings, joint ventures, commercial issues, and regulatory advice feature prominently in its work, which is often referred to the practice by leading international law firms. Mourad Seghir leads the team.

Key clients

Daimler

Hyundai

KIA

United AlSaqer Group (UAE)

Volkswagen

Mitsubishi

Siemens

Alstom

Shangai Electric

Adidas

LG

Google

Sandvine

Sopra Banking

Artelia

MMC Treasury Holdings

Government of Poland

Kale Group Companies

Ramboll

The firm: Bennani & Associés LLP is a leading independent law firm with offices in Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco, which offers cutting-edge business law expertise to listed and unlisted companies as well as public entities. The firm’s lawyers are committed to excellence in the practice of law, while maintaining the highest standard of ethical and professional conduct. As an independent law firm, Bennani & Associés LLP has chosen to develop strong relationships with every international law firm and foreign independent law firm active in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia. The firm’s added value resides in its command of local law and precedent, reconciled with a very pragmatic approach which factors in the business objectives of the clients. When entrusted with a transaction, the firm’s attorneys collaborate with their clients to develop creative strategies and solutions tailored to achieving the clients’ objectives. In litigation matters, the firm’s lawyers work hand-in-hand with their clients to determine whether a case requires proactive action, and provide advice on the risks involved and, to the extent determinable, the chances of success.

Areas of practice: The firm specialises in business law, in particular mergers and acquisitions, corporate, private and public contracts, as well as in energy and mining. It also undertakes work in exchange control regulations, competition law, customs law, tax law, labour law and commercial litigation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate
Mergers and acquisitions
Banking and project finance
Energy
Real estate
Employment law
Tourism and hotel projects
Intellectual property litigation
Banking litigation
Commercial litigation
Labour litigation
Stock exchange and capital markets
Private equity
Arbitration and dispute resolution
Telecommunications law
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Mehdi Bennani photo Mr Mehdi Bennani
Number of lawyers : 30
At this office : 15
Arabic
English
French
Contact : Mehdi Bennani
Other offices : Algiers
Other offices : Tunis