HB Law Firm LLP is a leading independent law firm founded by Mrs. Salima with a long-standing reputation for delivering a high-quality service and adding value for clients. In addition to the firm’s expertise in a wide range of legal disciplines, the firm focuses on four global sectors: financial services; and infrastructure; energy and natural resources; advanced manufacturing and technology services.
The firm has over more than 10 years’ experience of working, having had an established presence in the region and represents a variety of clients including government entities, locally owned companies and international corporations. The team is fully conversant in all aspects of local and regional compliance and regulation, employment, finance and day-to-day advisory services. It includes several native-speaking lawyers, including Arabic, French and English. Furthermore, the firm has an established network of regional law firms.
Salima BAKOUCHI has developed extensive experience in negotiating, drafting contracts, counseling and assistance in sales and acquisitions operations, joint ventures, financing, real estate and intellectual property.
She has developed significant experience in arbitration and alternative dispute resolutions, as well as in the implementation and monitoring of court proceedings and pleadings in civil, commercial and criminal courts.
She has also conducted many seminars both in Morocco and abroad and participated in institutional missions on the reform of business law in collaboration with international firms.
Kamal HABACHI has conducted many missions of privatization, restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, due diligence and IPO and has led several restructuring projects, transfer of undertakings and industrial units as well as the launch of real estate and tourism projects, etc.
He also participated in the establishment of several national and international projects and contracts, including the establishment of a logistics platform and a central purchasing, Franchising Agreements and other distribution agreements at the national level.
Corporate, finance and investment funds: loan finance; debt capital markets; acquisition finance; restructuring; local debt finance transactions; structured finance; share and all assets; security; insolvency; manager and administrator transfers of control; regulatory consents and fund investments; advice on regulatory issues including sanctions, FATCA ; equity capital markets; Mergers and acquisitions: joint ventures and shareholder arrangements; re-organizations and disposals; corporate restructuring; Stock Exchange listings; sale and purchase documentation; regulatory advice; intellectual property; trademarks.
Litigation, insolvency and restructuring: fraud and asset tracing; company advice; claims against directors; shareholder disputes; trust litigation; distressed funds; banking and contractual disputes; insurance; warranty claims; property and employment disputes; professional negligence claims; administrative law and judicial review; IP disputes; debt and equity rescheduling and refinancing; distressed mergers and acquisitions; distressed funds advice; formal insolvency proceedings and office holders’ conduct, powers and regulation; debt recovery.
Regulatory: anti-money laundering compliance; terrorist financing compliance; financial services regulation; sanctions; tax and tax information exchange; FATCA; insurance and re-insurance regulation.