Garrigues

Corporate/Commercial Department

Morocco
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What the team is known for Iberian firm working with clients across the banking, manufacturing, engineering, aeronautical and energy sectors. Its services cover M&A, finance and commercial tax law. The tax aspect sets the firm apart from many of its peers, in providing a one-stop shop for legal and tax advice.

Strengths Peers highlight the team for finance, noting that the lawyers are "very good in fiscal law." One client praised the firm as displaying "deep local legal knowledge" complemented by a level of client service which is "excellent." Another source described the firm as a "trusted partner" that is "always available."  

Work highlights Drafted a legal opinion for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in relation to a EUR20 million loan to finance Moroccan SMEs.

Notable practitioners

José Ignacio García Muniozguren is recognised by peers for the quality of his practice in financial law. As the leader of Garrigues' Casablanca team he is able to provide clients with expertise across the range of corporate and tax law matters. Client sources note him to be a "very competent and agile lawyer, keeping control of all issues."