Firm Profile > Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP > Casablanca, Morocco

Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP
6 RUE FARRABI
BD RACHIDI, RÈSIDENCE TOUBKAL, 2ÈME ÈTAGE – GAUTHIER
CASABLANCA
Morocco

Intellectual property Tier 1

Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP assists numerous multinational companies with art searches, the protection of brands, models, drawings, as well as dealings with customs authorities for the suspension of the release of suspected or counterfeited goods. It advises on the full range of counterfeiting and infringement matters, as well as unfair competition matters. Salima Bakouchi and Kamal Habachi are the key names.

Key clients

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Maroc

Alpargatas “Havaianas”

Skechers

Amazon

Google

Philip Morris

Procter and Gamble

Total Maroc

Vivo energy “Shell”

Ziz (energy Fields)

AXA Assurance

WAFA Assurance

Trimble

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 2

Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP has in-depth knowledge of the Moroccan banking and capital markets sector. It acts for domestic and international banks, as well as multinational corporations, on syndicated loans, acquisition and leveraged finance, asset-based lending, leasing, Islamic finance, restructuring and insolvency, regulatory matters and disputes. Salima Bakouchi and Kamal Habachi are the key names.

Key clients

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation “ITFC”

WAFA Assurance

WAFA Imma

AXA Assurance

Sanad Assurance

Umnia Bank

Abengoa Group

Attijariwafa bank

Attijari Factoring

BMCE Bank

WAFA Bail

Attijari Invest

CDG Capital

Compagine Génrale Immaobilière – CGI

Total Maroc

Vivo enegy “Shell”

ZIZ (Energy Fields)

Lisi Aerospace

Employment Tier 2

Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP advises companies on day-to-day employment matters, contracts, internal policies, terminations and litigation. The firm has an expanding client base of multinational employers including Microsoft, Axa Assurance and Air Arabia. Salima Bakouchi and Kamal Habachi are the principal practitioners.

Key clients

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation “ITFC”

WAFA Assurance

WAFA Imma

AXA Assurance

Sanad Assurance

Umnia Bank

Abengoa Group

Attijariwafa bank

Attijari Factoring

BMCE Bank

WAFA Bail

Attijari Invest

CDG Capital

Compagine Génrale Immaobilière – CGI

Total Maroc

Vivo enegy “Shell”

ZIZ (Energy Fields)

LISI Aerospace

Microsoft Morocco

Coats Morocco

Air Arabia

Tourism and real estate Tier 2

Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP advises leading companies in the real estate industry on the implementation of tourism and real estate projects, with a particular focus on financings, acquisitions and disposals. It routinely handles investment agreements with the state authorities, the establishment of partnerships and contracts pertaining to delegated project management. Kamal Habachi and Salima Bakouchi are the lead partners.

Key clients

Compagnie Générale Immobilière – CGI

Emaar Group

Upline Group

Al Omrane Group

Abengoa Group

Attijariwafa bank

Attijari Factoring

BMCE Bank

Umnia Bank

Total Maroc

Vivo energy “Shell”

ZIZ (Energy Fields)

WAFA Imma

AXA Assurance

SANAD Assurance

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP frequently advises local and foreign companies and international groups on all matters regarding corporate governance issues, as well as handling commercial matters, M&A, IPOs, capital increases and shareholder agreements. Kamal Habachi and Salima Bakouchi count large domestic companies such as Marsa Maroc and international enterprises such as Samsung among their clients.

Key clients

Marsa Maroc

WAFA Assurance

LISI Aerospace

Attijari Invest

CDG Capital

Compagnie Générale Immobilière – CGI

Emaar Group

Upline Group

Samsung

Al Ormane Group

Abengoa Group

Attijariwafa bank

Attijari Factoring

BMCE Bank

Umnia BANK

otal Maroc

Vivo enegy “Shell”

ZIZ (Energy Fields)

WAFA Imma

AXA Assurance

Sanad Assurance

Microsoft Corporation

Alpargatas “Havaianas”

Magideutz

Dispute resolution Tier 3

The practice at Bakouchi & Habachi - HB Law Firm LLP handles commercial disputes in fields including insurance, restructuring and energy. It also acts in insolvency matters and international arbitration, and it is known for its expertise in alternative dispute resolution techniques. Managing partners Kamal Habachi  and Salima Bakouchi are the main contacts.  

Key clients

Société Marocaine des tabacs

WAFA Assurance

WAFA Imma

AXA Assurance

Sanad Assurance

Umnia Bank

Abengoa Group

Attijariwafa bank

Attijari Factoring

BMCE Bank

WAFA Bail

Attijari Invest

CDG Capital

Compagine Génrale Immaobilière – CGI

Total Maroc

Vivo energy “Shell”

ZIZ (Energy Fields)

LISI Aerospace

AIR Arabia

Magideutz

WAFA Immobilier

WAFA Salaf

Al Omran Group

Emaar Group

The firm: HB Law Firm LLP is a leading independent law firm founded by Mrs Salima with a long-standing reputation for delivering a high-quality service and adding value for clients. In addition to the firm’s expertise in a wide range of legal disciplines, the firm focuses on four global sectors: financial services and infrastructure; energy and natural resources; advanced manufacturing; and technology services.

The firm has over ten years of experience, having had an established presence in the region and represents a variety of clients including government entities, locally owned companies and international corporations. The team is fully conversant in all aspects of local and regional compliance and regulation, employment, finance and day-to-day advisory services. It includes several native-speaking lawyers, including Arabic, French and English. Furthermore, the firm has an established network of regional law firms.

Areas of practice: Corporate, finance and investment funds: loan finance; debt capital markets; acquisition finance; restructuring; local debt finance transactions; structured finance; share and all assets; security; insolvency; manager and administrator transfers of control; regulatory consents and fund investments; advice on regulatory issues including sanctions, FATCA and equity capital markets.

Mergers and acquisitions: joint ventures and shareholder arrangements; reorganisations and disposals; corporate restructuring; stock exchange listings; sale and purchase documentation; regulatory advice; intellectual property; trade marks.

Litigation, insolvency and restructuring: fraud and asset tracing; company advice; claims against directors; shareholder disputes; trust litigation; distressed funds; banking and contractual disputes; insurance; warranty claims; property and employment disputes; professional negligence claims; administrative law and judicial review; IP disputes; debt and equity rescheduling and refinancing; distressed mergers and acquisitions; distressed funds advice; formal insolvency proceedings and office holders’ conduct, powers and regulation; debt recovery.

Regulatory: anti-money laundering compliance; terrorist financing compliance; financial services regulation; sanctions; tax and tax information exchange; FATCA; insurance and reinsurance regulation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate/M&A
Banking and project finance
Capital markets and private equity
Intellectual property
Employment
Insolvency
Litigation and arbitration
Tourism and public law
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Salima Bakouchi photo Mr Salima Bakouchi
Mr Kamal Habachi  photo Mr Kamal Habachi
Number of lawyers : 13
Arabic
English
French
Spanish

CLIENT: ATTIJARI INVEST
TESTIMONIAL: Nabil HAYAT: h.nabil@entreprisespartners.ma


CLIENT: ABENGOA
TESTIMONIAL: Iren Moral Barbera: irene.moral@abengoa.com


CLIENT: Bluemango capital
TESTIMONIAL: m.elmandjra@bluemangocapital.com


CLIENT: EMAAR GROUP
TESTIMONIAL: TESTIMONIAL: Rahal LAGHROUDI: RLaghroudi@emaar.ae


CLIENT: International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
TESTIMONIAL: Ahmadou Kane: AHKane@isdb.org


CLIENT: MAROC NUMERIC FUND
TESTIMONIAL: Fouad CHAGUER: f.chaguer@attijariwafa.com



Values:
Our success is rooted in our core values. These values define what we stand for as a law firm and as individuals.

Therefore, in pursuing our daily work on behalf of our clients, HB Law’s attorneys and staff are guided by certain core principles that have become ingrained in the culture of the firm:

Integrity: we set the highest goals of honesty and ethics in order to honor our commitments.

Client focus: in order to completely comprehend our clients’ requirements, challenges and goals and to make best use of the value of our services including safeguarding the security and confidentiality of their information.
Intellectual Rigor: we’re meticulous in our attention to detail, in order to extract a greater meaning from information submitted to us and support objective evaluation, decision making and innovation.

Collaboration:  in order to seek and share diverse perspectives and to function as a team with our colleagues, clients and third party providers.

Rigor, commitment, openness and entrepreneurship characterize the values ??of our firm.

Diversity/ Community:

Our firm works constantly on its human dimension in order to privilege proximity with our Moroccan or even international customers.

The complementarity of the activity of our firm, consisting of advice and litigation lawyers, and the diversity of our areas of intervention, allow us to assist advice and defend our clients in the context of negotiations and accompaniment, but also before the different courts of the kingdom.

To this end, our team benefits from constant training and upgrades and we are always on the lookout for international standards requirements.

Also, and to respond effectively to the needs of our clients, our firm maintains privileged professional relations with administrations, social partners and some international law firms.

We are, therefore, extremely demanding regarding the quality of our advice since our wish is to provide our clients with our field expertise, our passion for law and our creativity.

HB Law Firm is an independent firm, which does not prevent us from setting up a real network with foreign firms and partnerships with other Maghreb law firms, always at the service of our customers.

The firm has a vision of international openness in order to build a multidisciplinary and multicultural expertise to provide the most appropriate response to customer issues and develop our network internationally.

We have three watchwords: rigor, commitment and entrepreneurship.