Ferchiou & Associés


34, Place du 14 Janvier 2011
Tunis 1001

+216 71 12 0500

+216 71 35 0028

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Noureddine Ferchiou
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Partner: Amina Larbi
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Partner: Omar Ferchiou
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Partner: Rym Fercchiou
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Partner: Nasr Kemicha
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 75 (lawyers, tax advisors and legal staff)
Languages: Arabic , French, English, Italian
Network memberships: LinkedIn / Nextlaw / Jessica

With more than 30 years of experience in providing legal counsel and assistance to its clients, Ferchiou & Associés has had consistent involvement in the country’s high-profile and complex projects, whether this be in relation to their complexity or in relation to the investment process. The firm is also recognised for its exceptional negotiating skills, tailoring their approach to the client’s requests to ensure a successful outcome. 

The firm’s cross-border expertise and valuable insight into emerging and established markets has led to its Clients being predominantly international corporations and investors seeking to develop their business activity on the Tunisian market. The firm is also strategically positioned in the Sub-Saharan African market and has started its business development in relation to renewable energy practice.

  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Competition
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • M&A
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Trade finance

Nourreddine Ferchiou
Title: Managing Partner Email: n.ferchiou@falaw.tn

Amina Larbi Ezzine
Title: Partner Email: a.larbi@falaw.tn

Omar Ferchiou 
Title: Partner Email: o.ferchiou@falaw.tn

Recent transactional highlights:

Banking and Finance
In 2018, Ferchiou & Associés advised Natixis, Citibank, Deutsch Bank and JP Morgan in connection with the issuance of a 500 million Euro bond.

The Firm advises multiple banks operating on the local market and have a deep knowledge of the local regulatory constraints that rule the financial services sector.

Corporate and M&A

The firm assists multiple clients, local or international, in relation to all the corporate, including daily assistance, and transactional work they have in the country: 
In 2018, the firm advised and closed a transaction with L’Oreal for the acquisition of a minority stake in the local distributor of its products.
The firm advised Lesaffre in relation to the acquisition of Rayen Food Industries, the leading company in yeast production in Tunisia.The firm assisted Panoro in the acquisition of oil and gas interests in Tunisia.

  • Accounting
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate 
  • Tech and telecoms