Étude Abdel Hamid & Co

Law firm in Mauritania

About Étude Abdel Hamid & Co

Founded in 1984, Étude Abdel Hamid & Co is a business law firm based in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

With 40 years’ experience, we are mainly involved in business law transactions and innovative and complex international operations. We assist and support public bodies and major local companies, as well as multinationals, on complex projects, advising them on all legal and negotiating aspects.

Our expertise

Our lawyers are at the forefront of legislative, regulatory and case law developments in the following areas of law:

International projects

Participation in the negotiation and conclusion of international contracts, analysis and evaluation of the legal framework in force in Mauritania and its adequacy with market challenges, performance, quality and profitability objectives. The firm has worked on several major foreign or mixed investment projects in Mauritania in various economic sectors.

Company law / taxation

Incorporation of companies, assistance with board meetings and shareholders' meetings, advice on the acquisition of shareholdings, with liability guarantees and company legal audits, monitoring of tax procedures, supervision of recruitment and redundancy procedures, drafting of human resources management documents.

Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation, litigation concerning the breach of pre-contractual and contractual relations, post-acquisition litigation and disputes between shareholders, corporate law litigation, litigation concerning companies in difficulty and turnarounds, employment litigation, insurance litigation, business criminal law, mediation and arbitration, international litigation.

Why choose our firm

For almost 40 years, we have been supporting our clients at every stage of their development, offering them multidisciplinary expertise at national, regional and international level.

40 years' experience in Mauritania and abroad

Solid references on complex and innovative projects

High-level expertise in all areas of business law