Allen & Overy To Launch 25-Member Morocco Office

Law360, New York (July 20, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT) -- Allen & Overy LLP announced Wednesday that it would open a 25-lawyer office in September in Casablanca, Morocco, led by Moroccan lawyer Hicham Naciri of Gide Loyrette Nouel-Naciri & Associes.

The move gives the London-based, 2,700-lawyer legal giant a presence in one of Africa's economically flourishing regions and demonstrates its commitment to continued growth in emerging markets, Allen & Overy said.

"Morocco is rapidly establishing itself as a key hub for international companies and investors looking to build a presence in Africa," said Allen & Overy...
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