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Eversheds Sutherland El Heni achieves top-tier rankings in the Legal 500 EMEA

  • Tunisia
  • Africa


    Eversheds Sutherland El Heni is the only law firm in Tunisia that has been nominated top tier in all  practice areas Foreign Firm, Banking & Finance, Commercial/Corporate/M&A by international independent law firm directory, The Legal 500. The Legal 500's rankings are based on client feedback, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

    The Tunisian office were ranked Tier 1 in Disputes, Foreign firm and Commercial/Corporate/M&A and Tier 2 in Banking & Finance.

    In addition, The Legal 500 has recognized Managing Partner, Farès Koussay El Heni as a Leading Individual in M&A/Corporate/Commercial and Partner, Mohamed Raouf El Heni as Leading Individual in Disputes.

    View extracts of testimonials received from The Legal 500 commenting on Eversheds Sutherland El Heni :

     Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) has 'strong M&A capabilities' and, drawing on its international network, is noted for its cross-border corporate and commercial expertise, as well as its knowledge of restructuring and regulatory matters. Farès Koussay El Heni is 'proactive, extremely available, flexible and accommodating' and is advising Rina on a large corporate, M&A and restructuring project in Tunisia. Mejdoub Soundès is also a key figure, as is Mohamed Raouf El Heni.” Legal 500 EMEA Commercial,Corporate and M&A - 2020

    The 'thorough' team at Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is 'experienced, hands-on, practical and very knowledgeable of Tunisian courts and local practices'. It handles a range of domestic and international disputes and is particularly noted for its insurance sector focus; it is currently representing Star in more than 50 litigation cases. The 'brilliant' Mohamed Raouf El Heni leads the firm's dispute resolution mandates in Tunisia and Farès Koussay El Heni is noted for his experience in cross-border disputes.” Legal 500 EMEA – Dispute resolution - 2020

    “Able to utilise the firm's international network, the Tunisia practice at Eversheds Sutherland is 'reactive and thorough'. It is regularly engaged on cross-border corporate, M&A, restructuring, employment, IP, IT and projects-related mandates, as well as insurance, banking, finance, energy and real estate work. Tunis-based Farès Koussay El Heni, who is 'proactive, extremely available, flexible and accommodating', and Raouf El Heni are notable figures. London-based John Kemkers is also a key contact in the firm's Africa group.” Legal 500 EMEA – Foreign firms- 2020

    “Able to utilise the firm's global network of offices Eversheds El Heni (a member of Eversheds Sutherland) is instructed by key corporate entities and financial institutions, active in Tunisia, on a range of financing mandates. Managing partner Farès Koussay El Heni and Mohamed Raouf El Heni are leading advice for the IFC on two major financing projects, worth $26m and $40m, in the agricultural and financial services sectors.” Legal 500 EMEA – Banking & Finance – 2020

    More detail on Eversheds Sutherland El Heni’s rankings in The Legal 500 can be found here.

    Top Tier Legal 500 EMEA 2020Legal 500 Leading Individual

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