Bennani & Associés promotes Mohamed Debbouche to Counsel

21 juillet 2023

Algiers, Algeria – [21 July 2023] – Bennani & Associés, the leading independent law firm in French-speaking Africa, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Mohamed Debbouche to the position of Counsel. Mohamed is based in the Algiers office and will assume a pivotal role as Counsel, overseeing the firm's financing, exchange control matters, and transactional work.

Mohamed’s promotion to Counsel is a testament to his exceptional legal expertise and his unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding client service. Having joined the firm in 2014, Mohamed has consistently demonstrated his dedication and valuable contributions to the firm’s success. Prior to his tenure at Bennani & Associés, Mohamed worked for several years within Algerian law firms and held a significant position at a prominent local bank, where he led the compliance and external trade activities. His experience has allowed him to develop a strong background in Exchange control, public procurement contracts, particularly in the energy sector, and financing.

As Counsel, Mohamed will play a critical role in guiding the firm’s growth and further enhancing its capabilities in financing, exchange control matters, and transactional work. With his comprehensive understanding of these areas, Mohamed will provide strategic leadership and deliver innovative legal solutions to meet the needs of the firm’s clients.

“We are delighted to announce Mohamed Debbouche’s well-deserved promotion to Counsel,” said Mourad Seghir, Managing Partner of the Algiers office of Bennani & Associés. “Mohamed’s exceptional legal skills, combined with his extensive experience in financing, exchange control, and transactional work, will further strengthen our position as a leading law firm in the region. We congratulate Mohamed on this significant achievement and look forward to his continued success in his role as Counsel.”

Mohamed Debbouche expressed his appreciation for this promotion, saying, “I am truly humbled and overjoyed to be promoted to the position of Counsel at Bennani & Associés. It is an honour to be part of an exceptional team that contributes to the growth and success of our firm. I will continue to advocate only the highest standards of legal guidance to ensure the best outcome for our clients.”

Mohamed holds a degree from Algiers law school and Perpignan Via Domitia University (France), further bolstering his legal knowledge and expertise. He is also a proud member of the Algiers Bar Association, remaining committed to his professional development and staying up to date with the latest legal trends and advancements.

Bennani & Associés is renowned for offering cutting-edge legal expertise to listed and unlisted companies, public entities, and international law firms operating in North, West, and Central Africa. With a focus on general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, project finance, commercial litigation, and arbitration, the firm specializes in representing foreign investors and providing comprehensive legal solutions for complex issues.

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