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Eversheds Sutherland El Heni in association with El Heni Law Firm, Tunisia

How can we help?

Located in Tunis, El Heni Law firm was created in 1980 and has joined the Eversheds Sutherland Africa Group in  2013 creating Eversheds Sutherland El Heni in association with El Heni Law Firm. With our Managing Partner and Deputy Head Africa Group, Fares Koussay El Heni, Founding-Partner, Mohamed Raouf El Heni, and Partner, Soundès Mejdoub, our multilingual team represents a diverse range of clients, from multinational and regional corporations to small and medium businesses, governmental bodies, investors and entrepreneurs.

The firm has a long-standing presence in Tunisia and can offer 30+ years’ worth of knowledge and experience of the Tunisian government, administration and market. Our clients benefit from the international experience of our lawyers in various legal matters such as banking & insurance, commercial law, corporate/M&A, IP/IT, labor law, litigation and arbitration, public law, real estate and tax law.

Our strategy:

  • Bridge the cultural and legal gap between the Tunisian market and the investors’ culture.
  • Anticipate all the potential legal issues and problems that could rise during the project lifecycle by considering all the currency, customs and taxes aspect.
  • Find innovative solutions adapted to the local market to allow the project realization.

Why work with us?

  1. Anticipating your needs – businesses aiming to invest in Tunisia often face complicated challenges, unfamiliar working practices and uncertainties that arise in rapidly changing economies. With over 30 years’ experience advising domestic and international clients in Tunisia, Eversheds Sutherland El Heni in association with El Heni Law Firm is able to help you meet all of your legal and transactional needs across the country.
  2. Global coverage – Eversheds Sutherland is a leading global law brand with 70 offices across 32 countries. That puts us in a strong position to advise you on complex multi-jurisdictional matters that involve any kind of Tunisian aspect. When necessary, we can draw on the support of our 650+ lawyers' strong worldwide experience.
  3. Full range of legal services and flexibility – we advise our clients in Tunisia on all aspects of business law by providing volume and bespoke service models. In addition, we have been advising on a wide variety of clients, including notably industrial companies, service providers, credit and financial institutions, international companies, investment funds and the government.
  4. Outstanding market reputation – our Tunisian team has won several awards, and it is praised by our clients on Legal500 EMEA rankings, IFLR1000, Chambers and other outfits.
  5. Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance (ESAA) – Eversheds Sutherland EL Heni is a proud member of the ESAA. ESAA is the largest network in Africa with over 35 firms. ESAA’s strong commercial focus enables us to meet the growing demands of doing business in Africa and serves to bring the skills and drive of African firms to a wider international market. Want to know more about our Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance?

To learn more about our capabilities in Tunisia please contact a member of our team. 

“Eversheds Sutherland El Heni is the trading name of El Heni International Counsel LLC which is an affiliated firm of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP. Each of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, El Heni International Counsel LLC and El Heni Law Firm are independent, separate and autonomous legal entities.”