22, rue Félicien Challaye - Mutuelleville 1082 Tunis - Le Belvédère
Tel. +216 (71) 891 993 / Fax +216 (71) 280 634
E-mail: tunisia [at] gln-a [dot] com

Established in Tunisia since 2001, Gide offers its clients unparalleled expertise in an environment undergoing constant change. For local law aspects, and in compliance with bar rules, Gide acts alongside the 10-strong professional lawyers’ partnership Global Lawyers North Africa (GLN-A).

Today, GLN-A is one of the rare law firms in Tunisia to be able to offer legal assistance that covers the various fields of Tunisian and international finance and business law.

Our teams offer foreign investors a full service regarding establishment in the country, implementing the funding related to their activities, restructuring and everyday legal assistance for their activities in Tunisia. They support their clients throughout their projects, their negotiations and potential disputes, as well as in their procedures with local authorities and courts.

Global Lawyers North Africa is the exclusive partner of Gide in Tunisia; run by Gide associate and local partner Anis Jabnoun with the assistance of the French firm’s offices in Paris and Algeria, and drawing from Gide’s extensive Africa desk.

IFLR1000 2017

Main areas of expertise:

Experience includes:

  • Advising SFI on acquiring a minority stake in Amen Bank, second largest private bank in Tunisia, and whose shares are listed on the Tunis stock exchange
  • Advising the Auchan Group on buying a stake in Société Magasin Général, a Tunisian company active in the retail sector and listed on the Tunis stock exchange
  • Advising cement group Votorantim on the acquisition of 100% of capital and voting rights of company Cimenterie de Jbel Oust from Cimpor
  • Advising the Tunisian government on the construction of the first airport in the country on the basis of a BOT contract
  • Advising Ennakl Automobiles on its floating on the Tunis and Casablanca stock exchanges
  • Advising Qatari Diars on completing the first high-standing tourist project post-revolution in the Sahara region, on setting up the management company for Qatari Diar projects in Tunisia, and advising them on all stages of the project, whose estimated cost is USD 120 million
  • Advising Four Seasons on Tunisian law for the implementation of contracts and setting up the management company that will handle their first hotel in the country

The ‘very good’ team at Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel attracts praise for its ‘problem-solving approach’.

Legal 500 EMEA 2017


Gide Loyrette Nouel en collaboration avec Global Lawyers North Africa
22, rue Félicien Challaye - Mutuelleville
1082 Tunis - Le Belvédère
Tel. +216 (71) 891 993
Fax +216 (71) 280 634
E-mail: tunisia [at] gln-a [dot] com
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