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Cabinet Hedda-Ellouze, Ellouze & Belajouza-Felli

Contact: Donia Hedda Ellouze

6, Rue Ibn Hazm
Cité Jardins Le Belvédère 1002-Tunis

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Cabinet Hedda-Ellouze, Ellouze & Belajouza-Felli

Description of the Law Firm:

Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic.

Founded in 1986 by Maître Donia Hedda Ellouze - lawyer at the Supreme Court of Tunisia – the Law Firm “Cabinet Hedda- Ellouze, Ellouze & Belajouza-Felli” is specialized in foreign investments, corporate law, commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, privatization and international arbitration. The Firm habitually handles international transactions. The Firm provides services in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Arabic languages.

As a full service international office, the Firm specializes in international and cross-border operations including:

- Foreign investments in various sectors of activity: industry, services, tourism, banking, agriculture;

- Mergers and acquisitions;

- International trade and commodities;

- Oil and gas: hydrocarbons regulation;

- Industrial and commercial property;

- Establishment of local and international NGOs;

- Real Estate;

- Privatisation;

- Franchise contracts;

- Corporate finance, restructuring and joint ventures;

- Tax;

- New technologies;

- Resolution of commercial disputes through arbitration.

The Firm’s approach and strategy is to adapt to the changing needs of its clients, aiming to provide top quality service in the shortest possible time.

International legal directories

  1. Legal 500 : The Firm is referred to and recommended as a leading firm by Legal 500 “ Cabinet Donia Hedda Ellouze has ‘one of the top practices in Tunisia’ , and name partner Donia Hedda Ellouze is ‘an excellent lawyer in all respects’, who has recently been a key adviser on large transactions in the automotive industry. The firm has also been advising international funds on M&A within the agricultural and electronics sectors.”
  2. Chambers Global: Cabinet Donia Hedda Ellouze has also accreditations in Chambers Global 1 : “Her reputation is built on her experienced, open-minded and hard-working approach, and is further augmented by her fluency in English, French, Italian, Spanish and Arabic” . The last edition of the guide law presents the firm as follows: “ This long-standing firm is reputed in the Tunisian legal market for its outstanding expertise in handling foreign investment mandates for major international financial institutions. The group s highly regarded experience covers M&A transactions and commercial litigation. One interviewee opined: "They are currently the major players in M&A transactions in Tunisia." Donia Hedda Ellouze is considered to be an excellent practitioner with extensive experience in Tunisian commercial matters. One source appreciated that "she is good with tricky commercial regulatory matters," while others note that she is sought after on complex transactions.”

Practice Areas:

Foreign and local Investments in different sectors of activity

Corporate law

Corporate finance and banking

Commercial law



Telecommunication and new technologies

Labour and employment

Real State


Intellectual property

Commercial litigation and arbitration