Bird & Bird Tightens Africa Ties With Tunisian Alliance

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 4:54 PM EST) -- International commercial firm Bird & Bird reinforced its foothold in the African market Thursday by inking an association with the Tunisian law firm Dakhlaoui Avocats that Bird says will beef up its access to project finance opportunities, energy deals, and health care, IT and aviation work on the continent.

The agreement is driven by Bird's admiration for Salah Dakhlaoui, a highly rated corporate and commercial lawyer who worked for six years with international firm Gide Loyrette Nouel before setting up his own firm in Tunis in...
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