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Tumi Law Firm

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Founding Partner: Dr Mohammed A Tumi LLB MCL LLM PhD
Managing Partner: Mazen M Tumi LLM
Number of lawyers: 23
Languages: Arabic, English, Italian

Firm Overview:
TLF is a leading Libyan national law firm that has built its reputation by providing an efficient and effective legal service tailored to each of its individual clients needs. The firm offers a high level of experience and expertise in a wide range of areas and legal disciplines and represents multinational companies conducting business in Libya and local business community. TLF offers its clients fully integrated legal representation on a wide range of domestic and international projects and transactions. The firm has continued commitment to excellence and availability throughout the countries fluctuating environment which has contributed substantially to TLF’s reputation. Clients’ confidence in the firm’s abilities and their continued longstanding custom is a result of the firm’s capability to advise, represent and implement them through their corporate lifecycle in Libya. Its extensive experience includes representing entities in many different roles, including lenders, developers, investors, projects finance, (re)insurance and real state. Due to local business environment, TLF has been involved in counselling with respect of major regional energy and infrastructure projects. Tumi Law Firm undertakes a large amount of advisory work for corporate clients on matters such as negotiations and formation of contracts, international trade, banking regulations, corporate compliance, construction contracts, joint venture agreements, corporate finance arrangements, establishing commercial contractual relationships (Agent and distribution agreements). Moreover, TLF has widespread correspondent relationships with a number of leading international law firms.

PRACTICE AREAS
Agency, Distribution & Franchise
Arbitration
Aviation & Maritime Affairs
Banking & Finance
Company Formation
Construction
Corporate & Commercial
Corporate Immigration
Due Diligence
Employment
Energy
Foreign Direct Investment
Insurance & Reinsurance
Intellectual Property
Litigation
Oil & Gas
Privatisation
Securities
Telecommunication & IT

Main Areas of Practice:

Banking & Finance:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■Legal consultation to foreign banks with interest in Libya regarding guarantees, derivative trades, review of deposit agreements, variety of queries regarding Central Bank of Libya and related regulations: sale of bonds in Libya to CBL, structured deposits, loan agreement
Key Clients: BNP Paribas, JP Morgan, Bank of Valletta, FIM Bank, Arab Bank, First Libyan Gulf Bank and Nuran Bank, Citi Private Bank, Kuwait Finance House, Qatar National Bank, National Bank Of Abu Dhabi, MoneyGram International, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Citi Private Bank EMEA
Contact: Mr. Mazen M Tumi, LL.M
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Corporate M&A:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■ Incorporation and registering of JVs, joint stocks, branches and representative offices of foreign companies
■■Re-registration or amendments to the registration documents, with regard to ownership
■■Liquidation of legal entities
■■Revision and drafting shareholders’ agreements
■■Transfer of Shares Key Clients: Gaz De France, HP, Lerco, DHL, GB Auto, ABB, AMEC, ECC, Foster Wheeler, Strabag, Cisco
Contact: Mazen M Tumi, LLM
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Foreign Investment:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■ AD Invest, Thales Key Clients: British American Tobacco (B.A.T); Magna Holdings Ltd.; Saint James Hospitals; Corinthia Group; Pfizer and GSK
Contact: Mr. Mazen M Tumi, LL.M
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Distribution/Agency Law:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■TLF reviewed and filed many distribution and agency agreements for national and international clients, related to import, distribution, customs regulation, etc.
Key Clients: Procter & Gamble Europe SA, Betafence Corporate Services NV, RAUCH Fruchtsäfte GmbH & Co OG, GSK, Rupp, Red Bull GmbH, The Swatch Group Ltd, Chrysler International GmbH
Contact: Mazen M Tumi, LLM
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Civil & Commercial Litigation:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■ TLF represents many clients nationally and internationally
Contact: Dr Mohammed A Tumi
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Telecommunications & IT:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■ Advising Nokia Siemens and Nokia Oy on their telecommunication and IT contracts in Libya
■■ Provided legal consultation on navigation regulations.
Key Clients: Siemens AG, LCC, Thales, Huawei, Ericsson, Nokia Oy, Nokia Siemens
Contact: Mazen M Tumi, LLM
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Oil & Gas:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■ Constant legal support to clients in renegotiating contracts with NOC
■■ Due diligence related to acquisition of a Libyan Oil company
Key Clients: Rompetrol, Global SantaFe, AMEC Group (MAPEL), Weatherford (Germany), Halliburton, Huawei, ChevronTexaco, BHP Billiton, Santos, CPC Corporation Taiwan, Gas Prom Co., Pertamin EP Libya, Gaz De France, CPECC, Repsol, Eni, Saipem, SALICO, OMV, TOTAL
Contact: Dr Mohammed A Tumi
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Construction:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
■■ Renegotiating contracts with HIB
■■ Sub-contracting settlement agreements – mediation and negotiation
Key Clients: Belfinger & Berger, Foster Wheeler Italiana S.P.A, Polimex Construction, Strabag, Daewoo, Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd, Suez Environment
Contact: Mr. Mazen M Tumi, LL.M
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]

Transport, Cargo and Shipping:
2 partners; 14 fee earners based in Libya
Key Clients: Lufthansa, British Airways, Aramex, DHL, Etihad, Qatar Airways, Germa for Shipping and Stevedoring, Al Zajel Express (Fedex), Emirates, Brointermed, GE Capital Aviation Services.
Contact: Dr Mohammed A Tumi
Tel: +218 21 333 2144
Email: [email protected]