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Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland)
RUE LAC TANA
LES BERGES DU LAC
1053 TUNIS
Tunisia

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has 'strong M&A capabilities' and, drawing on its international network, is noted for its cross-border corporate and commercial expertise, as well as its knowledge of restructuring and regulatory matters. Farès Koussay El Heni is 'proactive, extremely available, flexible and accommodating' and is advising Rina on a large corporate, M&A and restructuring project in Tunisia. Mejdoub Soundès is also a key figure, as is Mohamed Raouf El Heni.

Testimonials

Very accommodating, responsive and timely.

It has strong M&A capabilities.

Farès Koussay El Heni is proactive, extremely available, flexible and accommodating.

Key clients

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Infor

Roche

Nokia

GE

Emerson

Total

Pathé Gaumont

Deloitte US

RINA

Dispute resolution Tier 1

The 'thorough' team at Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is 'experienced, hands-on, practical and very knowledgeable of Tunisian courts and local practices'. It handles a range of domestic and international disputes and is particularly noted for its insurance sector focus; it is currently representing Star in more than 50 litigation cases. The 'brilliant' Mohamed Raouf El Heni leads the firm's dispute resolution mandates in Tunisia and Farès Koussay El Heni is noted for his experience in cross-border disputes.

Testimonials

Mohamed Raouf El Heni is very experienced and knowledgeable.

Mohamed Raouf El Heni is brilliant.

The team is experienced, hands-on, practical and very knowledgeable of Tunisian courts and local practices.

 

Key clients

Roche

Nokia

GE

Manpower

Turkish Airlines

AFP

ECU

Foreign firms Tier 1

Able to utilise the firm's international network, the Tunisia practice at Eversheds Sutherland is 'reactive and thorough'. It is regularly engaged on cross-border corporate, M&A, restructuring, employment, IP, IT and projects-related mandates, as well as insurance, banking, finance, energy and real estate work. Tunis-based Farès Koussay El Heni, who is 'proactive, extremely available, flexible and accommodating', and Raouf El Heni are notable figures. London-based John  Kemker is also a key contact in the firm's Africa group.

Testimonials

The team is able to assist on a comprehensive range of matters in the Africa region and it is well connected thanks to the Eversheds Sutherland network.

‘The team is reactive and thorough.’

Farès Koussay El Heni is proactive, extremely available, flexible and accommodating.

Key clients

State of Tunisia

TIFERT

Roche

Nokia

GE

Manpower

Total

Pathé Gaumont

Deloitte US

RINA

Banking and finance Tier 2

Able to utilise the firm's global network of offices Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is instructed by key corporate entities and financial institutions, active in Tunisia, on a range of financing mandates. Managing partner Farès Koussay El Heni and Mohamed Raouf El Heni are leading advice for the IFC on two major financing projects, worth $26m and $40m, in the agricultural and financial services sectors.

Key clients

IFC

EBRD

AFD

BAD

HSBC

Banque Internationale du Luxembourg

NBAD

Responsability

STAR Asssurance

Maghrebia Assurance

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].”

Legal 500 EMEA – Banking & 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.”

Legal 500 EMEA – Corporate & 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, M&A, Corporate, Private Equity, Soundès Mejdoub SoundesMejdoub@eversheds-sutherland.tn
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In this country : 20
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