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Bassamat & Laraqui

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Managing Partners: Bassamat Fassi Fihri, Asmaa Laraqui
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 25
Languages: Arabic, English, French

Firm Overview:
Bassamat & Laraqui is a law firm with more than 30 years of history and performance. It is one of the largest independent Moroccan business law firms, nationally and internationally orientated, offering juridical and judicial services in various fields of counsel, arbitration and litigation in order to fully satisfy the demands and needs of its Moroccan and foreign clients in their most critical and high-profile matters. Bassamat & Laraqui has particular expertise in complex litigations involving a large number of parties in various legal fields, and it is proud of its all around well known success in enforcing court rulings and arbitral decisions. Excellent client service is a longstanding, overarching objective of Bassamat & Laraqui and thanks to its advanced Information System developed internally, it provides reports and follow-ups to its clients in real time. Bassamat & Laraqui is also pursuing its civic mission with determination by providing legislative and regulatory texts as well as case law and reference works free of charge on its portal jurisprudence.ma , available to the general public, specialists and researchers.

Main Areas of Practice:
Litigation & Arbitration
Civil Litigation
Commercial Law
Corporate Law
Trade Law
Legal Advice & Assistance
Social Law
Banking Law
Business Criminal Law
Collective Insolvency Proceedings
Real Estate Law
Enforcement Measures
Competition Law
Intellectual Property Law, Distribution Law & Competition Law
New Technologies Law
Debt Recovery
Business Creation
Business Consulting 

Commercial Contracts:
Contract disputes can take many forms, the firm’s mission is to protect its clients’ interests in breach of contract cases of various kinds, offering strategic advocacy geared toward helping them reach the best possible outcomes as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Leveraging almost 30 years of relevant experience with commercial contract matters, Bassamat & Laraqui can help you resolve your dispute through skill in negotiation and courtroom intervention.
Key Clients: Banque Centrale Populaire, Jacobs Engineering SA, Amethis Capital Fund, Silver Food Morocco, LH AVIATION SAS
Contact: Hanane Ait-Addi
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Legal Advice & Assistance:
The firm extensively prepares every aspect of every case, ensuring its clients are ready for negotiations, depositions, hearings and trials, if necessary. The firm will counsel you regarding the advantages and risks involved in the strategies the firm considers. If settlement is your best option, the firm will focus on bringing about the most favorable result consistent with your objectives.
Key Clients: Fives FCB, Societe Douja Promotion Groupe Addoha SA, Citibank Maghreb
Contact: Samia Sayadi
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
Bassamat & Laraqui represent clients in all types of complex commercial litigation in Morocco, as well as in mediation and arbitration, especially arbitral decisions enforcement. With knowledge acquired from many years of business litigation practice, the firm effectively and efficiently resolves disputes and offer advice and strategy to help its clients avoid disputes in the future.
Key Clients: Valyans Consulting, Finapro, Royal Air Maroc, Banque Centrale Populaire, 54 Capital, Soufflet-Négoce
Contact: Hanane-AitAddi
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Labour Law:
Providing full legal assistance to employers within the scope of individual and collective employment relations in relation to Moroccan labour law.
Key Clients: BMCI, Partenariat Capital Maroc, Leo Pharma, Crédit Du Maroc
Contact: Hayat Srati
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
The firm provides commercial advice to banks on their most complex issues. And the firm handles assistance and advisory work for the leading financial institutions in Morocco covering all areas of bank financing including lending agreements, debt restructuring, bond issuing and securities trading in the Stock exchange. Advising foreign investors and law firms on legal and regulatory aspects of capital and financial markets in Morocco.
Key Clients: Credit Agricole Du Maroc, Banque Centrale Populaire, Maroc Leasing
Contact: Nadia Farhat
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property, Competition & Trade:
The firm provides IP advisory work in domestic context, including trademark and copyright litigation; its services include the registration and the renewal of intellectual property rights. Advising its clients on the local regulation related to unfair competition and assisting them in defending their interests in the context of brand licensing and franchising agreements.
Key Clients: Bottu SA, Laboratoires Phyt’s SA; Attijariwafabank, Votrechauffeur.ma
Contact: Ghali Laraqui
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Debt Recovery:
Specialised in recovery of commercial and civil, national and transnational debts. Bassamat & Laraqui provides a robust organisational structures and dedicated tools to meet all kinds of debt collection for a wide variety of companies, even those wishing to outsource their debt collection platform, regardless of the size of the company, the sector of activity, and the volume of the portfolios to be recovered. Externally, Bassamat & Laraqui relies on highly skilled professional partners, a large network of lawyers all over the country, and judicial officers and bailiffs to cover all aspects of debt recovery process.
Key Clients: Credit Agricole Du Maroc, Maroc Leasing, BMCI, Wafabail
Contact: Malika Chaqiq Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Collective Insolvency Proceedings:
Advising and representing a wide range of creditors before Moroccan Courts in order to protect their claims in insolvency proceedings. Pursuing asset tracing, seizure, and recovery strategies which are cost-efficient and target key assets in order to maximise the cost-benefit of any insolvency action.
Key Clients: Maroc Leasing, Attijariwafa Bank, BMCI, Wafabail, Banque Centrale Populaire, Crédit Agricole du Maroc
Contact: Driss Laraqui
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Rich expertise in real estate aspects related real estate development, land acquisition, construction contracts and hotel management contracts.
Key Clients: Wafa Immobilier, ANCFCC
Contact: Omar El Amrani
Tel: +212 522 26 68 50
Email: [email protected]