CMS > Casablanca, Morocco > Firm Profile

CMS
RÉSIDENCE LE YACHT
63 BOULEVARD DE LA CORNICHE
20250 CASABLANCA
Morocco

Morocco > Tax Tier 1

The team is committed to the result, with some long-standing dedication‘, remarks one client, noting that the firm has ‘in-depth knowledge of the way local tax authority works‘.

Testimonials

‘Team committed to the result, with some long-standing dedication.’

‘In-depth knowledge of the way local tax authority works, hence both efficient and pragmatic advisors.’

‘The team spends the needed time to know well your situation and your needs. Very good collaborative spirit, like we are forming one team only.’

‘Excellent knowledge of the tax environment. Compared to other firms, they do not come with standard recommendations, but very customised advices.’

‘Very reliable and available, they can be contacted by email or phone with no delay. The associate is managing carefully his long lasting relationships (but for the better).’

Morocco > Tourism and real estate Tier 2

CMS provides corporate and tax advice to property owners, investors and developers, among them French company Bouygues Immobilier, which develops housing, office buildings, shops and urban neighbourhoods. The team frequently handles construction issues, building acquisitions and sales, long-term leases, co-ownership and residential projects, and project financing.

Key clients

Bouygues Immobilier

French Republic – French Embassy in Casablanca

Bymaro

Bouygues Immobilier

French Republic – French Embassy in Casablanca

Bymaro

Work highlights

  • Day-to-day assistance including aspects of real estate.
  • Negotiation of professional leases.
  • Day-to-day assistance including aspects of real estate.

Morocco > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

The CMS office in Casablanca is part of a firm-wide Africa practice that advises clients on deals across the continent. It specialises in tax and business law, and features ‘solution-driven and customer-centric‘ counsel Rachida Charifi, who handles the incorporation of companies in Morocco, corporate governance, share capital and equity transactions, and corporate audits, as well as cross-border M&A deals. Clients note that the firm is ‘highly integrated and serves clients with the best legal and commercial knowledge‘.

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘CMS is highly integrated in the country and serves customers with the best legal and commercial knowledge.’

‘I had the opportunity to work with Rachida Charifi, a great commercial and corporate senior lawyer within CMS Morocco. Her solution-driven and customer-centric approach has been determining in supporting our corporation very effectively. I would highly recommend her for her high level of professionalism and constant support. She’s never short of innovative solutions. On top of that, she has perfect client management skills.’

 

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance
Commercial
Corporate, M&A
Employment
Energy
Financial regulations
Hotels and leisure
Insolvency and restructuring
Intellectual property
Life sciences
Private equity
Public law
Real estate and construction
Tax
Technology, media and communications
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Cédric Mahéo photoMr Cédric MahéoSenior Associate. Head of Transfer pricing for Africa zone.
Rachid Mejdoubi photoMr Rachid MejdoubiSenior Tax advisor
Number of lawyers : 520
Arabic
English
French
CMS is an international full-service law firm
acting for major global and domestic corporations. 4
500 lawyers work for CMS in over 74 offices.
Other offices : Algiers
Other offices : Lyon
Other offices : Paris
Other offices : Strasbourg
In the Africa team : 38


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