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King & Spalding LLP
12 COURS ALBERT 1ER
75008 PARIS
France
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Career

Mehdi Haroun specializes in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, particularly in the energy (oil & gas, power) and infrastructure sectors (major infrastructure projects), covering France and French speaking countries, in particular North Africa. A partner in the Paris office, Mehdi represents clients in various types of projects and transactions, as well as related disputes. Mehdi is one of the few international law firms partners qualified to practice in France and Algeria.

Mehdi works with leading energy and infrastructure clients on mergers and acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and restructurings, as well as on project development, finance and dispute resolution relating specifically to these areas.

A dual French and Algerian lawyer, he works mainly with clients and projects in France, North Africa (from Mauritania to Egypt) and Francophone Africa. 

Lawyer Rankings

Tunisia > Foreign firms

(Leading Individuals)

Mehdi HarounKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP is active in Tunisia through its Paris office, which frequently supports international clients on projects and general business law matters in North Africa. The firm is further distinguished by its robust public law offering and it has deep experience in advising on the public law-related aspects of regional project developments. Paris-based Mehdi Haroun is dual-qualified in France and Algeria and has a focus on project development, M&A and oil and gas as well as dispute resolution. Senior associate Nora Djeraba, also based in Paris, supports on Tunisia-related matters.

France > Industry focus: Energy

(Leading individuals: Mining, oil and gas and natural resources)

Mehdi HarounKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP is particularly praised by leading oil and gas companies undertaking high-profile projects in North Africa, especially in Algeria. The practice is advising on several of the region’s largest downstream and upstream projects in addition to handling related litigation. The practice also handles work in France, including hydrocarbon and renewables matters. Practice head Mehdi Haroun and associate Nora Djeraba are recommended. Ruxandra Lazar left the firm in autumn 2021.

Algeria > Foreign firms

(Hall of Fame)

Mehdi HarounKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP has a longstanding history in Algeria of assisting international clients with transactions and financing major energy projects. The team is also active in the retail, leisure and construction sectors. Paris-based Mehdi Haroun oversees the team, which includes team members qualified in both France and Algeria, with additional expertise working across other Francophone Africa countries. Haroun is supported by associate Nora Djeraba.

Paris > Secteurs et industries > Energie

(Les grands avocats du marché: Mining, oil and gas and natural resources)

Mehdi HarounKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP est un cabinet de référence pour les grandes sociétés pétrolières et gazières entreprenant de grands projets en Afrique du Nord, et en particulier en Algérie. L’équipe est impliquée dans la réalisation ou le suivi de plusieurs projets comptant parmi les plus emblématiques de la région, et gère aussi les litiges. L’équipe est enfin active sur le marché français, notamment dans les domaines des hydrocarbures et des énergies renouvelables. La pratique est dirigée par Mehdi Haroun et comprend la collaboratrice Nora Djeraba , qui sont tous les deux recommandés. A noter, Ruxandra Lazar a quitté le cabinet à l’automne 2021 .