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Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy

Corporate/Commercial

4 ranked lawyersBand 1MoroccoGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Successfully blends a global powerhouse and the best of local experience, and is consistently recognised by peers as a market leader in Morocco. Holds extensive expertise in M&A, investments, divestments and financial law matters. Serves notable international and regional clients in sectors including energy and finance, and also acts for governmental entities. Offers clients an accomplished practice in infrastructure project development which complements its commercial practice.

Strengths

Interviewees say it is "very helpful to be able to rely on the firm's international offices and resources."

Work highlights

Acted for the MKH Group on its receipt of a USD73 million investment by a Luxembourg-domiciled fund.

Notable practitioners

Hicham Naciri is described by interviewees as "a real star in Morocco." He is a regular feature on the firm's most prominent work both domestically and further afield, particularly in regard to pan-African transactions where there are key Moroccan components. His clients include major banks and insurance companies.

Yassir Ghorbal is active in the representation of banking clients and public bodies. His experience encompasses M&A, capital markets and real estate mandates.

Of counsel Younes Maleh is a "really competent" up-and-coming lawyer with wide-ranging experience across corporate and banking law. He often supports the team on its cross-border deals.

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Morocco

Banking & Finance


Hicham Naciri
Spotlight Table

Corporate/Commercial


Hicham Naciri
Star Individuals
Yassir Ghorbal
Band 3
Younes Maleh
Up and Coming