Mr. Houerbi is a partner of BK & Associés. His practice as a corporate lawyer focuses on Tunisian commercial law, with a particular emphasis on and labour and distribution law in Tunisia. He advises on a range of corporate matters, including on companies' constitution and the investment framework in Tunisia. He also focuses on employment law matters and negotiating and drafting labour contracts. Mr. Houerbi obtained his first degree in law at the University of Paris II prior to obtaining a post-graduate degree in international law. He also holds an LL.M in German Law from the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich.
He was a member of the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration in Paris, where, as counsel, he was directly involved in the administration of ICC arbitrations. On the international level, Mr. Houberi's areas of expertise include international commercial and investment arbitration (counsel and arbitrator in domestic, ICC, and UNCITRAL arbitrations); international contracts (installation and construction contracts, energy distribution, international sale, know-how transfer) under various national and international legal systems; and international litigation. He speaks Arabic, English, French and German.
Boussayene Knani & Associés is a Tunisian law firm of international standing specializing in Business Law. We have developed specialized expertise in a wide range of law specializations including: ongoing strategic, legal and tax assistance for all forms of investment; company and corporate group law, including mergers and acquisitions and privatizations; telecommunications, broadcasting; international contracts; tax planning and tax law; commercial law; labor law; immigration; intellectual property; real estate and business leases; commercial and investment arbitration; and litigation.
Firm Practice Areas
- Strategic, legal and tax assistance for all forms of investment;
- Company and corporate group law, including mergers and acquisitions and privatizations; telecommunications, broadcasting;
- International contracts;
- Tax planning and tax law;
- Commercial law;
- Labor law;
- Intellectual property;
- Real estate and business leases;
- Commercial and investment arbitration;