Gide Algiers is a key player in Algerian business life, with our teams involved in all the recent major investment and disinvestment operations in the country.
Active since 2003, Gide's team in Algiers includes practitioners of Algerian and foreign nationality who combine a perfect knowledge of law and business practices in Algeria with international expertise.
Our team, supervised by Samy Laghouati, and Rym Loucif, mainly advises international investors on the legal and tax aspects of their activities, in all business sectors and in all fields of business law, in particular in terms of acquisitions, privatisations and joint ventures. Gide Algiers is strictly limited to conducting negotiations, surveys and providing advice on legal and tax issues, and does not cover any judicial activity before the courts.
Easily the strongest firm in the market for financial and corporate work in Algeria, the Algiers office of French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel is active on most of the country’s high end transactions.
This firm is frequently highlighted by market sources for the strength of its practice in Algeria, and remains highly active on an impressive portfolio of corporate and commercial work.
Chambers Global 2016
Gide Loyrette Nouel provides ‘good, valuable service from a diligent team’. ‘Valuable business partner’ Samy Laghouati ‘has excellent knowledge of the market’ and Rym Loucif has ‘good technical and legal skills’. Together, they advised VimpelCom on the $4.4bn sale of a stake in telecoms company Djezzy to the Algerian National Investment Fund.
Legal 500 EMEA 2016