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Bassamat & Laraqui

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Bassamat & Laraqui has a highly skilled litigation group which regularly appears before all levels of the Moroccan courts. The firm also advises on arbitration and is often singled out for its strength in banking litigation. It offers additional expertise in construction disputes, tax matters, and restructuring and insolvency.

Strengths

Clients enthuse: "We feel the firm's philosophy is a philosophy of supporting commitment."

Another interviewee described the firm as "responsive and rigorous," adding: "The client is constantly informed."

Work highlights

Name partners Bassamat Fassi-Fihri and Asmâa Laraqui led their firm's representation of Banque Centrale Populaire in obtaining a court order successfully cancelling a fraudulent property sale.

Notable practitioners

Bassamat Fassi-Fihri maintains a remarkably broad litigation practice from her base in Casablanca, and regularly acts for clients in the banking and real estate sectors. She is also accomplished in arbitration, with further skills in insolvency cases and intellectual property disputes.
"She has very good analytical capacities and is able to identify a case's strengths and weaknesses." "She is pragmatic, with a perfect mastery of the laws and precedents. She makes a quick assessment of the issues and risks in a matter, and she listens to the client."

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Overview

Founded in 1989, Bassamat & Laraqui is one of the largest independent Moroccan business law firms with international vocation; it provides advisory work and litigation services to Moroccan as well as foreign institutions for a wide range of legal and structural issues in all sectors of through the entire Moroccan judicial court system. Bassamat & Laraqui has particular expertise in complex multi-party litigation in the corporate sectors with a competitive edge thanks to its advanced information system developed internally, allowing Bassamat & Laraqui to provides reports and updates to its clients in real time.

Members
Clients

ANCFCC

AXA ASSURANCE

BANQUE CENTRALE POPULAIRE

BMCI

BROOKSTONE PARTNERS

CAYTAS

CITIBANK MAGHREB

CLIFFORD CHANCE INTERNATIONAL

CREDIT AGRICOLE DU MAROC

ELITE HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT SA

FIVES FCB

INDEPENDANT PETROLEUM GROUP

JACOBS ENGINEERING SA

PARTENARIAT CAPITAL MAROC

ROYAL AIR MAROC

TOYOTA MAROC

VALYANS CONSULTING

Industries

Banking and Finance:

Business consulting

Collective insolvency proceedings

Debt recovery

Intellectual property, competition and trade

Legal advice and consulting

Litigation and arbitration

New technologies law

Real estate law

Dispute Resolution

Bassamat & Laraqui

firm
Location

30 Rue Mohamed Ben Brahim Al Mourrakouchi

Mourrakouchi

Casablanca

Grand Casablanca

Morocco

20040

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Dispute Resolution


Bassamat Fassi-Fihri
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