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

Présent à Tunis depuis 2001, Gide assiste ses clients en leur offrant une expertise inégalée dans un environnement en perpétuelle évolution. Pour les aspects de droit local, et conformément aux règles du Barreau, Gide intervient en partenariat avec la société professionnelle d'avocats Global Lawyers North Africa (GLN-A), cabinet qui réunit une dizaine d'avocats.

Aujourd'hui, GLN-A est l’un des rares cabinets en Tunisie à pouvoir proposer une assistance juridique couvrant les divers domaines des droits tunisien et international de la finance et des affaires.

Nos équipes offrent aux investisseurs étrangers l’ensemble des services se rattachant à l’implantation, la mise en place des financements liés à leurs activités, la restructuration et l’assistance quotidienne de leurs activités en Tunisie. Elles les accompagnent dans le développement de leurs projets, leurs négociations et contentieux éventuels, ainsi que dans leurs démarches auprès des autorités et des juridictions tunisiennes.

Nos principaux domaines d’expertise :

Parmi nos récentes interventions :

  • Conseil de la SFI dans le cadre d'une prise de participation minoritaire au capital de Amen Bank, deuxième banque privée de Tunisie, dont les actions sont cotées sur le marché de Tunis.
  • Conseil du Groupe Auchan dans le cadre d'une prise de participation dans Société Magasin Général, une société tunisienne active dans le secteur de la grande distribution cotée à la Bourse de Tunis.
  • Conseil du groupe cimentier Votorantim dans le cadre de l'acquisition de 100% du capital et des droits de vote de la société Cimenterie de Jbel Oust auprès de Cimpor.
  • Conseil du Gouvernement tunisien pour la réalisation du premier aéroport en BOT en Tunisie.
  • Conseil d’Ennakl Automobiles dans le cadre de son introduction en Bourse à Tunis et Casablanca.

An independent law firm headquartered in Paris with a network of offices in key markets across Europe and further afield. The firm has had a presence in Poland since 1991, and the Warsaw office comprises over 30 practitioners currently, providing advice to clients across finance, M&A and dispute resolution. The Polish team is experienced collaborating with French colleagues and others in the firm's office network, as well as with partner firms.

Chambers Global 2022 - General Business Law

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel leverages its extensive international work to focus on litigation with a cross-border element. The team frequently represents global clients in their local contentious work, including BPCE, Merck and ABB. The group also retains strong referral links with major international law firms and often works alongside firms based in the US, Europe and Africa. Anis Jabnoun handles a wide mix of contentious matters, including commercial disputes, bankruptcy proceedings and competition cases. Associate Mohamed Essid is noted for his litigation focus.

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Dispute Resolution

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel's practice blends local and international experience, with the local group regularly working hand-in-hand with partners in Algiers and Paris to advise on cross-border M&A. The team acts for an impressive raft of global clients, with major banks, manufacturers, life sciences companies, and food and beverage conglomerates all on the firm's books. In addition to its transactional work, the team provides supplementary support in competition and regulatory matters. Managing partner Anis Jabnoun handles a varied mix of corporate, commercial, competition and finance-related matters.

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Commercial, Corporate & M&A

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel's extensive international network makes it well placed to advise multinational clients on cross-border banking and finance matters. The firm acts for lenders, including major global banks, and borrowers on a wide range of lending transactions, bankruptcy proceedings and foreign investment issues. Tunis-based Anis Jabnoun is noted for his broad corporate finance experience. The group also leans on partners in Paris and Algiers.

Legal 500 EMEA 2022 - Banking & Finance

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel displays expertise in handling complex cross-border disputes. Commercial disputes and litigation in the financial services sector are key areas of strength for the team. Associate Anis Jabnoun has extensive experience in handling corporate and M&A-related disputes, while Algiers-based Samy Laghouati and Paris-based Jean-Gabriel Flandrois regularly act for investors in Tunisia and offer a range of expertise in contentious matters, including arbitration and litigation in the financial services sector.

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel regularly advises on cross-border mandates and displays expertise in acting for overseas investors. The team utilises its international network, with practice co-heads Samy Laghouati and Jean-Gabriel Flandrois based in Algiers and Paris, respectively. Associate Anis Jabnoun, based in Tunis, has a strong background in commercial, corporate and competition law. Clients praise the team for its 'deep expertise' in market regulation and foreign investments

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel has an experienced banking and finance team. Associate Anis Jabnoun has a background in banking and finance, bankruptcy and rehabilitation procedures, and cross-border investments. Samy Laghouati, who is based in Algiers, acts for public bodies and overseas investors on banking and finance mandates and Paris-based Jean-Gabriel Flandrois has expertise in cross-border transactions and the acquisition and restructuring of banks.

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

A highly reputable firm with an international presence, clients laud this practice for its "customer care, teamwork and accuracy of information." The group has substantial expertise in assisting foreign companies with the establishment of their local operations and is active in a range of sectors such as oil and gas, banking and IT.

Chambers Global 2021

Global Lawyers North Africa in partnership with Gide Loyrette Nouel is the joint operation of French firm Gide a domestic firm. The firm works across M&A, banking, and capital markets. A deal highlight in M&A was representing ABB on its acquisition of a branch of GE. In terms of capital markets, the firm represented several Italian banks, such as Unicredit, and MPS Capital Services on the drafting and negotiating of a pledge over shares held by Colacem in Les Ciments Artificiels Tunisiens. Other notable clients of the firm include Generali, Owliance SAS, and GFI.

IFLR1000 2019

This firm is the exclusive local partner of international law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel, providing highly regarded business law services to an array of domestic and overseas clients. It demonstrates notable expertise in assisting foreign multinationals with their entry into the Tunisian market, as well as advising on M&A transactions, joint ventures and other commercial contracts. Its impressive work highlights include advising Groupama on the restructuring of its interest in STAR through the transfer of its 35% stake to a French holding company. The team is equally well versed in dispute resolution and its clients include the European Investment Bank, the ABB Group, HP and Ford. Interviewees value the group's high-quality service and advice, as well as its 'strong regional expertise.' Anis Jabnoun is praised by clients for his availability, responsiveness and 'clear and concise advice.' He is commended for his in-depth knowledge of local regulations and is noted for being 'very strong on company law, share transactions and regulatory compliance.' He is involved in a number of significant M&A deals, as well as handling joint ventures and distribution agreements.

Chambers Global 2019


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