Legal 500 Maroc 2023 – UGGC Africa à nouveau classé dans 7 catégories

UGGC Africa est fier d’être à nouveau classé parmi les meilleurs cabinets dans l’édition 2023 du guide The Legal 500 Maroc dans les 7 catégories ci-dessous listées :

Droit des sociétés et Fusions & Acquisitions :

” Working alongside the firm’s Paris office, UGGC Africa is active across Morocco, as well as Europe and Sub-Saharan, Central and West Africa. With experience across all aspects of corporate and commercial law, the team is particularly adept at handling private equity, securities issues, joint ventures, corporate restructuring and capital markets. Additionally, its lawyers are often involved in the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts. Managing partner Ali Bougrine specialises in corporate law, M&A and private equity, meanwhile Laurent Sablé is noted for transnational work. Jean-Jacques Uettwiller works on company transfers and the management of personal assets.”

Témoignages clients : The solution provided fits to our situation and activity, which is quite complicated with all the international regulations.’ | ‘Under the lead of Ali Bougrine, resources are well managed between the different offices. Good feedback and solution provided.’ | ‘Flexibility and reactiveness on short term requirements.’ | ‘Fluid, efficient and quick.’

Banque & Finance et droit boursier :

“The banking and finance team at UGGC Africa supports a range of domestic and international clients with their investment projects across Africa. In particular, the group provides support to Moroccan and foreign credit establishments on regulatory issues, while also being heavily involved in bank financing, project finance, restructuring and securitisations. Ali Bougrine acts as managing partner, specialising in corporate law and private equity. Elsewhere, Laurent Sablé advises clients in regard to financing transactions, corporate finance and securities issues.”

◾ Contentieux & Arbitrage :

The litigation and international arbitration group at UGGC Africa works closely with the firm’s Paris office to offer strong cross-border capabilities across Africa, Europe and beyond. Ali Bougrine leads the group, acting regularly on complex dispute resolution as an arbitrator and counsel to parties in Sub-Saharan Africa. Laurent Sablé specialises in international arbitration, while Jean-Jacques Uettwiller works heavily in the agri-food and public work sectors.”

Droit immobilier et tourisme :

The real estate team at UGGC Africa is experienced across both the private and public aspects of real estate law. On the private side, its lawyers assist investors and developers with transactions, leases, construction and asset management services. On the public side, the team frequently handles matters involving urban planning and public property law. A further key pillar of the practice is real estate litigation across different levels of Moroccan court. Ali Bougrine leads the team, specialising in building acquisition and co-ownership law.”

Droit fiscal :

“The tax team at UGGC Africa is skilled in a broad range of tax matters within Morocco and across Africa. Particular areas of work for the firm include tax group structuration, VAT, tax audits and litigation and the tax elements of M&A transactions. Managing partner Ali Bougrine leads the practice, focusing on the tax aspects of M&A transactions and international investment.”

Témoignages clients :Solution provided fits to our situation and activity which is quite complicated with all the international regulations). Firm has different offices worldwide and in my case I am in touch with at least 3 different offices coordinated by UGGC Africa.’ | ‘Under the lead of Ali Bougrine, resources are well managed between the different offices. Good feedback and solutions provided.’

◾ Droit public des affaires et projets :

UGGC Africa features a dedicated public law and projects practice which covers the full range of services in the sector, including public procurement law, PPP, public construction and urban planning. Ali Bougrine leads the team, advising clients on public law and public private partnerships. Laurent Sablé is a key contact, with experience in public construction law and economic regulation.”

◾ Droit social :

“Operating in close tandem with the firm’s Paris office, UGGC Africa supports clients across Europe and Africa with the employment aspects of their dealings in the region. In addition to handling day-to-day labour issues, the team also handles employment matters surrounding restructurings, union litigations, dismissals, employment contracts and amicable termination proceedings. Practice head and managing partner Ali Bougrine regularly supports clients with the employment concerns of major M&A transactions.”