Who We Are?


Abdelly & Associes is an international business law firm in North Africa and Middle East with its head office in the city of Tunis and Partners in Algeria, Libya, Egypt and Dubai. The firm advises business in more than 70 countries and has extensive experience of Energy, Corporate, Banking, large scale projects in the area, Litigation & Arbitration and insurance.

Abdelly & Associes advices many of the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions, governments and governmental organizations, committed to providing full and extensive legal advice that is insightful and valuable to our clients. This has resulted in groundbreaking transactions in all major regions of North Africa.

The firm’s experience is broad and deep. Working on providing across practices and jurisdictions the highest quality legal services, the firm’s values are Trust and Continuity with delivery high quality standard.

Abdelly & Associes is a recognized North African leader in complex litigation, from negotiation complex transcontinental pipeline projects throughout the world, navigating rapidly with changing technology and business environments.

Firm Profile

Abdelly & Associes was established in Tunisia as a continuity of a long standing family legal tradition from 1923. Abdelly & Associes has grown considerably, presided over by Dr. Samir Abdelly since the 90's who is regarded as an practitioner in energy...


Why Choose Us

Chambers & Partners 2012
General Business Law (Tier 1)


This firm has a significant presence in the energy sector and the oil industry in particular, where it works with several national companies. It focuses on large projects and covers both upstream and downstream matters as well as related issues such as transport and logistics. The team has also been active recently in relation to a power station project, and also works in the banking, insurance, telecoms, mining and transportation sectors. .... [Read More]
Legal 500

The firm has been recommended in the following practice areas: Banking and finance; Corporate and M&A. In the fully revised and updated 2012 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa. [Read More]

Banking and Finance
Abdelly & Associates North Africa is skilled across the banking and finance sector, but particularly in project and structured finance, secured and syndicated loan transactions, guarantees, securitisations and leasing. Clients include Crédit Suisse and BNP Paribas.
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Corporate and M&A
Abdelly & Associates North Africa’s network of North African offices gives it a strong regional presence and a prominent role in cross-border deals, especially in the energy sector. Commercial law heavyweight Samir Abdelly has an excellent reputation and extensive experience.
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