Global Morocco Corporate/Commercial
- Alain Malek Norton Rose Fulbright
- Mustapha Mourahib Clifford Chance International LLP
- Patrick LarrivéASAFO & CO. Morocco
- Christophe Simonnet Dentons Sayarh & Menjra
- José Ignacio García Muniozguren Garrigues
- Laila Slassi Afrique Advisors
- Lina Fassi-Fihri LPA-CGR avocats
- Mohieddine El Amari EAR & Co
- Abdelaziz AmraouiAbdelaziz Amraoui - Sole Practitioner
- Amin HajjiHajji & Associés - Avocats
- Benoit de MonvalDLA Piper Casablanca s.a.r.l.
- Mohamed OulkhouirChassany Watrelot & Associés (CWA)
- Zineb Idrissia HamziHamzi Law Firm
1Naciri & Associés Allen & OveryCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 1 |Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy successfully blends the capabilities of a global powerhouse with the best of local experience, and it is consistently recognised by peers as a market-leading law firm in Morocco. The team has extensive expertise in M&A, investments, divestments and joint ventures. It serves notable international and regional clients in sectors including healthcare and finance, and also acts for governmental entities. The Casablanca-based team also has an accomplished infrastructure project development practice which complements its expertise in commercial matters.
2Clifford Chance International LLPCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 |International law firm Clifford Chance is a hugely respected player in the Moroccan market. Its Casablanca group is regularly involved in very high-value private equity matters, and is also extremely well versed in M&A transactions arising in sectors as diverse as education and telecoms. The team also offers considerable know-how in the establishment of joint ventures and strategic partnerships, and is further noted for its experience acting for clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors on project developments. 2Gide Cuatrecasas CasablancaCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 |The Casablanca-based law firm is the product of a joint venture between French heavyweight Gide Loyrette Nouel and Spain's Cuatrecasas. The team boasts extensive expertise in projects, infrastructure and energy mandates. In these areas the team is well accustomed to assisting with the creation of PPPs and joint venture project companies, as well as counselling energy companies on the licensing and commercial contract issues essential to their operation. The firm has further experience advising on private equity matters. 2Norton Rose FulbrightCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2 |Norton Rose Fulbright operates a compact but sophisticated team in the Moroccan market, with a diverse portfolio of international clients active across the industrial, financial services, insurance, automotive and energy sectors. The firm demonstrates notable expertise in M&A and foreign investment law, complemented by a sound grasp of banking and finance and competition issues. The Casablanca team has a close working relationship with the firm's Paris office, with several lawyers splitting their time between the two locations.
- ASAFO & CO. MoroccoCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 2
3ADNACorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 |ADNA was previously known as BFR & Associés prior to combining with practices in Algeria, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire in 2021. It is a member of the Africa Legal Network, and its lawyers have experience providing legal services to an Africa-wide and international clientele within the Moroccan market. The expertise of its Casablanca group encompasses acquisitions and fund structuring as well as assisting clients with merger clearance and foreign investment mandates. 3Baker McKenzieCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 |Baker McKenzie's Casablanca office counts among its clients several significant international players in the energy, infrastructure, aeronautical, pharmaceutical and education sectors. The firm acts on a variety of M&A transactions in the Moroccan market and is able to draw upon further resources resulting from its integration within the firm's larger global network. 3Bennani & AssociésCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 |Bennani & Associés is a well-respected law firm that frequently acts as local Moroccan counsel on multi-jurisdictional transactions. From M&A and IPOs to commercial contracts, it is sought out across the transactional and non-contentious domain. Headquartered in Casablanca, the firm is a significant player across the Maghreb and francophone Africa, with additional offices in Algiers, Tunis, Abidjan and Kinshasa. 3DLA Piper Casablanca s.a.r.l.Corporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 |Global law firm DLA Piper serves numerous big-name clients in the pharmaceutical and education sectors in Morocco. The group's work ranges from share purchase agreements and transactional due diligence to partnership agreements and general commercial contracts. The firm also demonstrates a notable presence advising on joint ventures and is a particular favourite of private equity houses. 3LPA-CGR avocatsCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 3 |The Casablanca office of LPA-CGR avocats regularly acts for clients in the automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and food production sectors. The firm has experience in a wide range of corporate and commercial work, and is very prominent in matters which span the France-Maghreb axis, with lawyers working in Casablanca, Paris and Algiers.
4Afrique AdvisorsCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4 |Afrique Advisors is the Casablanca correspondent for US law firm Mayer Brown. Its experience lies not only in domestic commercial and corporate law matters but extends to providing operational business advice to clients on an international level. The group acts for domestic and international clients from various industry sectors, including private equity, consumer goods and renewable energy. It often supports international clients in setting up joint ventures and investments, coordinating acquisitions and advising on pre-litigation issues. 4EAR & CoCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4 |EAR & Co is a compact law firm with an ever-stronger reputation in Morocco. Based in Casablanca, the team has extensive experience advising on the formation of joint ventures and is equally well versed in M&A and private equity mandates. It is also capable of assisting with distribution agreements and a variety of commercial contract work, including IP transfer agreements. 4GarriguesCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4 |Garrigues is an Iberian law firm frequently working with clients from the hospitality, maritime and energy sectors. It is in especially high demand among Spanish companies with operations or investments in Morocco. The Casablanca office has deep experience in matters of M&A and tax law. 4JeantetCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4 |Jeantet has a multidisciplinary team that wins acclaim for its deep experience in local and cross-border transactions and the creation of joint ventures. The firm provides representation to international and domestic clients within sectors such as aerospace and telecoms.
- BFF Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4
- Hajji & Associés - AvocatsCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4
- Hamzi Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4
- Kettani Law FirmCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4
- UGGC AfricaCorporate/Commercial2023 | Band 4