Garrigues expanded into Morocco in December 2005 with the opening of the Casablanca office, which boasts a highly-experienced team of Moroccan and Spanish lawyers. The Casablanca office provides services to clients throughout Morocco (Tangiers, Rabat, Larache, Marrakesh, Oujda, Essaouira, etc.).
The practice offers legal services of the highest quality in a range of disciplines, including:
- Commercial law (company law, mergers, reorganizations, acquisitions and contracts in general).
- Tax (Moroccan and international taxation).
- Exchange control.
- Real estate law (property purchases and leases, due diligence reviews, works contracts, contracts with construction suppliers, etc.).
- Labor and employment law.
- Administrative law.
- Maritime law.
The corporate and M&A practice was commended by the 2006 Legal 500 guide and the 2007 guide also commended the office for its tourism and real estate transactions.