Firm Profile > CMS > Algiers, Algeria
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Providing an 'excellent knowledge of the regulatory environment', CMS is experienced in M&A and corporate transactions involving industrial PPPs and joint ventures, particularly in the food, pharmaceutical, construction and oil and gas industries. Practice head Samir Sayah, who is 'available and accessible', advised Ipsen Pharma on the establishment of an industrial partnership in Algeria with two local financial partners. Partner Amine Sator, senior associate and tax expert Nabil Abdessemed and associate Amina Rabai are other names to note.
Dispute resolution Tier 1
At CMS in Algiers, head of litigation Ali Mokrane focuses on, among other things, labour law, maritime law, commercial disputes, as well as administrative litigation. A notable highlight was advising oil and gas company Repsol Exploracion Argelia on exchange control regulation litigation.
Employment Tier 1
CMS specialises in employment law matters related to corporate and M&A transactions. The practice has been assisting Johnson & Johnson with a number of day-to-day employment issues, such as the transfer of employees and a review of the termination of employment policy. Amine Sator is the key figure.
Energy Tier 1
CMS provides a number of services to energy clients, including advice on contracts, licences, tax, foreign exchange regulations, due diligence and negotiation with public and private entities. Practice head Samir Sayah is ‘proactive and accessible’. Amine Sator is another name to note.
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Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 520
LanguagesArabic English French
MembershipsCMS is an international full-service law firm acting for major global and domestic corporations. 4 500 lawyers work for CMS in over 74 offices.
OtherContact : Samir Sayah Other offices : Casablanca Other offices : Lyon Other offices : Paris Other offices : Strasbourg in the Africa team : 38
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