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News - 07 January 2020

Matouk Bassiouny (“MB”) is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with SH-Avocats, a full-service Algerian law firm (member of the Bar of Algiers), forming Matouk Bassiouny in association with SH-Avocats. The new Algiers office offers advisory services across MB’s four core regional practice groups: Corporate / M&A, Finance & Projects, Capital Markets and Dispute Resolution.

The MB Algeria team works seamlessly with the 170 lawyers based in the other MB offices across the MENA region in Cairo, Egypt (Matouk Bassiouny & Hennawy), Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Matouk Bassiouny & Ibrahim) and Khartoum, Sudan (Matouk Bassiouny in association with AIH Law Firm). The opening of the Algeria office marks another significant milestone in MB’s regional expansion and further strengthens MB’s position as the leading independent MENA law firm.

Matouk Bassiouny in association with SH-Avocats is led by Houda Sahri, Founding and Managing Partner of SH-Avocats, and Jean-Jérôme Khodara, Partner with MB Corporate / M&A Practice Group and Head of MB’s Algeria Practice.

Mahmoud Bassiouny, Managing Partner of Matouk Bassiouny, says, “We are elated by the opening of Matouk Bassiouny in association with SH-Avocats. This was the natural and critical next step for us in our regional business growth strategy. Thanks to our presence in Algeria, our Firm can establish even closer ties with our clients present in or wishing to enter the Algerian market.” Houda Sahri says, “The opening of the office is the culmination of a longstanding cooperation Matouk Bassiouny. In our relationship over the past several years, we have developed an integrated approach to the work allowing us to achieve the best results for our clients.”