Firm Profile > Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) > Tunis, Tunisia

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)
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1053 TUNIS
Tunisia

Tunisia > Banking and finance Tier 1

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has a sizeable banking and finance practice that advises a range of international financial institutions and banks. Managing partner Farès Koussay El Heni has a strong background in banking and finance. Practice co-head Raouf El Heni is also noted for his experience in major financing projects. Soundès Mejdoub is another key individual and has extensive banking and finance and private equity expertise in France, Tunisia and across Africa, often assisting international banks.

Practice head(s):

Farès Koussay El Heni; Raouf El Heni; Soundès Mejdoub

Key clients

IFC

EBRD

AFD

BAD

HSBC

Banque Internationale du Luxembourg

NBAD

Responsability

STAR Assurance

Maghrebia Assurance

EATON

Swicorp

TAEF

Tunisia > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has a broad corporate and commercial offering and displays expertise across the financial services, insurance, energy and natural resources, renewables, real estate and technology sectors. The team acts for clients including leading corporate entities and financial institutions doing business in Tunisia, frequently handling pan-African matters for multinationals. Managing partner Farès Koussay El Heni has significant experience in corporate, M&A and restructuring projects. Raouf El Heni and Soundès Mejdoub, who is noted for his expertise in advising multinational companies seeking to establish operations in Tunisia, are also key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Farès Koussay El Heni; Raouf El Heni; Soundès Mejdoub

Testimonials

‘Multilingual team of lawyers able to work across several jurisdictions, offering high-quality legal services.’

‘Farès Koussay El Heni is always available and has a firm grasp of all matters.’

Key clients

Infor

ROCHE

NOKIA

GE

Emerson

TOTAL

Pathé Gaumont

Deloitte US

RINA

Veolia

Elektron

Tunisia > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has a strong track record in litigation and arbitration. The firm has expertise in a range of sectors, including financial services, insurance, energy and natural resources, renewables, real estate and technology. Key clients include a number of large international companies. Managing partner and practice co-head Farès Koussay El Heni is particularly experienced in acting for multinationals in international disputes. Practice co-head Raouf El Heni is a key individual and has a strong background in representing insurance companies in litigation.

Practice head(s):

Farès Koussay El Heni; Raouf El Heni

Testimonials

Multilingual team of lawyers able to work across several jurisdictions, with a high quality of legal service.’

Key clients

Star Assurance

BIAT Assurance

ROCHE

NOKIA

GE

Manpower

Turkish Airlines

AFP

ECU

Tunisia > Foreign firms Tier 1

Based in Tunis, Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) advises clients across a broad range of areas, including corporate and M&A, banking and finance, insurance, employment, tax, energy and natural resources, real estate and disputes. Managing partner Farès Koussay El Heni is regularly involved in financing mandates and large corporate restructuring projects. Raouf El Heni leads all of the team’s work in litigation, insurance, banking and finance, renewable energy and real estate in Tunisia. Soundès Mejdoub specialises in assisting cross-border companies seeking to do business in Tunisia with restructuring and financing matters.

Practice head(s):

Farès Koussay El Heni; Raouf El Heni; Soundès Mejdoub

Testimonials

‘Multilingual firm with business law expertise in all African countries.’

Key clients

Infor

ROCHE

Nokia

GE

Emerson

Pathé Gaumont

Deloitte US

RINA

IFC

AFD

BAD

HSBC

Banque Internationale du Luxembourg

Turkish Airlines

Pocovès

Next

BIC

Algeria > Foreign firms Tier 3

At Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland), Tunisia-based Farès Koussay El Heni  and Wesley Pydiamah, who is based in Paris, are the key names. The group handles a range of work but is particularly prominent in disputes and project and energy matters.

Morocco > Foreign firms

The Paris office of Eversheds Sutherland (France) LLP advises leading global brands on employment, finance, corporate and contentious matters in Morocco. The firm recently assisted Nokia with a diverse range of matters arising from its day-to-day operations in the country, working closely with teams in the firm's other African offices located in Tunis, Johannesburg, Durban and Port Louis. The firm also advised GE and Roche on HR and corporate matters. Farès Koussay El Heni, who handles corporate and employment matters, and dispute resolution partner Wesley Pydiamah, lead the practice. In addition, they are also deputy co-heads of the firm-wide Africa group.

Practice head(s):

Fares Koussay El Heni; Wesley Pydiamah

Key clients

Nokia

GE

Safran

Roche

Eversheds Sutherland El Heni is our full-service law firm in Tunis, founded and managed by Mohamed Raouf El Heni and Farès Koussay El Heni, who is also the Deputy Head of Africa Group.

Part of a global network of international offices, we have a long-standing presence in Tunisia and can offer you quality advice and innovation on all aspects of the work involving the Tunisian government, administration and market.

Our team consists of multilingual lawyers (Arabic, French, English and Italian) with international experience in commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate, competition, banking and insurance, infrastructure & energy, investment, social, public, tax, intellectual property, litigation and real estate.

Our clients receive a consistent, tailored and high-quality service wherever they need it. We are used to act as pan-African project managers for our clients, harnessing and coordinating local expertise to ensure the smooth running of projects.

Our people always consider the needs of your organization and the specific environment, risks and restrictions you will be facing in order to provide you with an innovative client experience.

Our strategy is to go further and offer you the advice you need in the country you operate at the high level of quality you expect.

Eversheds Sutherland El Heni is a proud member of the Eversheds Sutherland Africa Aliance (ESAA). ESAA is the largest network in Africa with over 35 firms. ESAA’s strong commercial focus enables us to meet the growing demands of doing business in Africa and serves to bring the skills and drive of African firms to a wider international market.

Credentials:

“Farès El Heni is able to bridge the gap between Tunisian culture and international clients. His clients include Tunisia’s largest bank and insurer. He also advises local subsidiaries of international financial institutions. The firm has a co-operation agreement with Eversheds [Sutherland International].”

The Legal 500 EMEA – Banking and finance 2015

“Eversheds EL Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has a diverse corporate practice with robust experience in the energy, life science, telecoms and tourism industries. Mohamed Raouf El Heni and Fares EL Heni continued to advise Orange Travel Group on the acquisition of its Tunisian subsidiary.”

The Legal 500 EMEA – Corporate and M&A 2018

Department Name Email Telephone
Commercial, Corporate, M&A, Employment, Energy & Infrastructure, IP/IT, Pension, Social, Labor, Fiscal, Real Estate, Public, Banking & Finance, Farès Koussay EL Heni FaresElheni@eversheds-sutherland.com
Commercial, Corporate, M&A, Litigation and Arbitration, Insurance, Energy, Fiscal, Real Estate, Public, Banking & Finance Mohamed Raouf EL Heni RaoufElheni@eversheds-sutherland.tn
Banking & Finance Soundès Mejdoub SoundesMejdoub@eversheds-sutherland.tn
Photo Name Position Profile
 Samir Badri  photo Samir Badri Lawyer
 Baya Ben Aifa  photo Baya Ben Aifa Paralegal
 Selima Ben Hamouda  photo Selima Ben Hamouda Junior Associate
 Amina Chennouf  photo Amina Chennouf Senior Associate
 Samir Dhambri  photo Samir Dhambri Paralegal
 Farès Koussay El Heni  photo Farès Koussay El Heni Managing Partner
 Mohamed Raouf El Heni  photo Mohamed Raouf El Heni Partner
 Imen Enneifar  photo Imen Enneifar Senior Associate
 Cherifa Hamdouni  photo Cherifa Hamdouni Consultant
 Meriam Jaafar  photo Meriam Jaafar Office Manager
 Zied Ktari  photo Zied Ktari Junior Associate
 Emna Louati  photo Emna Louati Partner
 Hajer Radhouani  photo Hajer Radhouani Senior Associate
 Anouar Rahmani  photo Anouar Rahmani Consultant
 Najet Skander  photo Najet Skander Junior Associate
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