Kenza Bounjou

Kenza Bounjou is our exclusively recommended Banking & Finance expert in Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Kenza directly using the contact details listed above.

In October 2019, Dentons combined with leading Moroccan firm Sayarh & Menjra, one of the only Moroccan firms to offer both legal advice and litigation services in Morocco.

Sayarh & Menjra’s 40-plus years of experience in Morocco, combined with Dentons’ global sector expertise and reputation for delivering technical innovation, means you now benefit from an enhanced offering no other Moroccan firm can rival. Our clients include international and local corporations, international banks, governments and state corporations, multilateral agencies, non-governmental organizations, development finance institutions, private equity funds and individuals.

Dentons Sayarh & Menjra is composed of over 15 legal professionals offering significant additional talent across our practices and sectors. Deeply engaged in the Francophone Africa region, our team has broad experience and a strong reputation in many business sectors including energy, mining, manufacturing, real estate, M&A, private equity, banking, financing and PPP.

Our team is uniquely positioned to provide you with support for your investments in Morocco, the OHADA region and Francophone Africa. We take the time to understand your business and what matters to you. Combining regional and local knowledge with practice and sector insights, we offer commercial and practical legal advice to help you achieve your business goals.

Whether you are a foreign company pursuing business opportunities in Africa or a Moroccan company seeking practical, creative solutions for doing business in Africa, Europe or anywhere in the world, contact us, we are here to help you.

Bassamat Fassi-Fihri

Bassamat Fassi-Fihri is our exclusively recommended Business Law expert in Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Bassamat directly using the contact details listed above.

Bassamat, who holds a graduate degree from Hassan II University in Casablanca, was sworn in in 1985 and enrolled at the Casablanca Bar in 1985. During her internship, she became interested in the publication of Moroccan doctrine and jurisprudence in the French and Arabic language and contributed to the resumption of the publication of the Moroccan Journal of Law founded in 1948 by Masters Marc Meylan and Fernand Darmond magazine which had ceased to be published by the latter in 1965.

In April 1989, she founded the first women’s grouping firm with Asma Laraqui and she agreed with her partners to devote their professional lives to business law, and this association will continue to this day with Mr. Asma Laraqui.

Aware very early that the development of a law firm depends on the implementation of modern management tools, it develops in-house in 1994 with a team of computer scientists an information system specific to the areas of activity of the firm and puts in place rules of participatory management by favoring the internal promotion of employees.

Considering that the law must be accessible to all and that every citizen should be able to be informed of developments in the law and case law, it created in 2004 a fully bilingual portal in which all the laws and the most relevant case law published or not on the portal jurisprudence.ma are made available free of charge to users.

An expert with Doing Business, she contributes annually to the organisation’s work in contract enforcement and collective procedure law.

She participates with the Ministry of Justice and the National Committee of the Environment of Business in the modernisation of justice and intervenes to bring her expertise to the modernisation of the courts and in particular the establishment of the platform for filing online applications.

It is consulted when certain pieces of legislation are enacted in relation to its areas of jurisdiction.

With a proven track record in the field of business law, she represents the interests of large national and foreign groups and will be a regular award-winning artist in the field of business litigation.

Asmâa Laraqui Hossini

Asmâa Laraqui Hossini is our exclusively recommended Business Law expert in Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Asmâa directly using the contact details listed above.

Asmâa holds a law degree from Hassan II University in Casablanca and was sworn in in 1983 and enrolled at the Casablanca Bar.

In April 1989, she founded the first women’s grouping firm with Bassamat Fassi-Fihri and Rokia Kettani and devoted her professional life to business litigation.

She continues this association with Master Bassamat Fassi Fihri and gives the firm the benefit of her perfect mastery of the law of judicial proceedings.

It helps to set up an information system specific to the management of litigation and the monitoring of all legal proceedings in real time by working to shorten the processing time of cases.

It represents the interests of large national and foreign groups.

Réda Oulamine

Réda Oulamine is our exclusively recommended Comparative Law expert Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Réda directly using the contact details listed above.

Réda holds a Master’s degree in Business Law that he got in 1996 followed by a postgraduate degree in International Business Law obtained in France at the Aix-en-Provence law school. In 1997, he got a Master’s degree in Comparative Law (LL.M.) from the San Diego University, California, as part of the Fulbright program. After his internship at the United Nations, at the Secretariat of the Office of Legal Affairs in New York, he joined several law firms as legal counsel, including “Mazars Masnaoui & Guerard” in Morocco and in “Bryan Cave LLP” and “Thompson Coburn”, “Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP” in New York. In 2004, he became associate in the “Naciri & Associés / Gide Loyrette Nouel” firm. In addition, he offered advice to the “Financial Markets International (FMI) / USAID” project on the reform and modernisation of the Moroccan judicial system.

During the same year, Réda founded his own international law firm “Oulamine Law Group” in Morocco specialised in business law. In 2009, Reda Oulamine co-founded the “Law and Justice” Association. As president of the “Law and Justice” association, Reda Oulamine played a leading role in improving the judicial system and the promotion of the rule of law through advocacy for vulnerable social groups, and working pro bono on behalf of low-income citizens with limited access to justice. In 2011, he participated in a mission of 50 international observers within the framework of the constituent elections in Tunisia on behalf of the Carter Center for Democracy. In May 2012, Reda was appointed Fellow of the World Yale University (Yale World Fellow) for 2012. Oulamine was among the 16 World Fellows selected from a list of about 2,500 candidates.

Firm Overview:

Founded in 2004, Oulamine Law Group has built a reputation of excellence in treating a wide range of commercial cases among others, both in terms of consulting and litigation. The Oulamine Law Group is also known for its participation in projects for law development in Morocco, improvement of the business climate, and reform of justice.

Managed with competence, integrity and professionalism by Reda Oulamine, Esq., Lawyer enrolled with the Casablanca, Paris and New York bar associations, the Oulamine Law Group treats cases of all sizes and levels of complexity. Reda Oulamine, Esq. is also strongly committed to legal reform in Morocco and is he President of the “Law and Justice” association, a Moroccan association whose purpose is the promotion of the rule of law in Morocco. Reda Oulamine also chairs the “Arab Justice Foundation” international association.

Mariam Touim

Mariam Touim is our exclusively recommended Commercial Property Law expert in Morocco on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Mariam directly using the contact details listed above.

With a government that actively encourages inward investment, Morocco is of increasing interest to UK property investors and individuals interested in purchasing a second home there. BCP International Law Firm’s office in Tangier was opened in 2006. It is staffed by specialist local lawyers ideally placed to assist UK and international investors in the region and handles all aspects of residential and commercial property transactions in Morocco.

Clients in the UK have the benefit of access to our London office and receive regular updates on all aspects of transactions as they progress.

Unlike some other overseas locations popular with individuals and companies based in the United Kingdom, Morocco has a distinct legal regime and culture, so it pays to obtain expert legal advice.

Firm Overview:

Individuals whose personal affairs involve the management of international assets such as property in Spain can face hurdles without the correct legal representation. For businesses, cultural differences and language barriers can sometimes jeopardise commercial contracts and other agreements.

Our service is streamlined, our advice coordinated and our track record impressive.