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Hicham Naciri



Naciri Hicham
Hicham Naciri



Hicham is the managing partner of Allen & Overy in Casablanca. He has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, real estate, structured finance, project finance and, more generally, in foreign investments. He has also advised on most infrastructure PPP transactions and on large financing deals in Morocco over the last 20 years. He has been involved in most large-scale, high profile transactions undertaken in Morocco over the last years and is regularly advising clients on their acquisitions in Africa. He is top ranked as a leading individual in Chambers Global and Legal 500 EMEA. Jeune Afrique nominated him in the top three best business lawyer in Francophone Africa (June 2019) and one of the most influential figures in Africa (May 2019). 


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Beams of light on a busy road

Publications: 06 JULY 2020

Public Private Partnership (PPP) regulatory update: Eligible projects expanded and new joint PPP

On 27 January 2020, the Minister of National Development Plan (the Minister) (also known as the Head of National Development Plan Agency/KepalaBadanPerencanaan Pembangunan Nasional/Bappenas), issued…

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Publications: 03 JULY 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions – Updated 3 July 2020

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 02 JULY 2020

CMA calls for new UK regulatory regime for online platforms to address market study concerns

On 1 July the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) released the final report in its year-long market study into online platforms and digital advertising, finding a number of concerns over the…

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Publications: 28 SEPTEMBER 2018

Allen & Overy Advises Banque Centrale Populaire On The Acquisition Of Four Banks In Africa

The A&O team was led by partner, Hicham Naciri, assisted by counsel, Younes Maleh, and corporate associate, Omar Zizi.

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Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy
Anfaplace, Centre d’Affaires, Immeuble A, Boulevard de la Corniche

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Admitted to the Bar, Casablanca, 2000


Magistère in business law, DJCE, University of Montpellier I, 1995

Postgraduate, (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies – DEA), University of Montpellier I, 1995