LAWFUEL – Legal Newswire – International law firm Eversheds has been appointed to advise on the restructure and development of the Moroccan National Tourism Agency (ONMT) across their international offices. The project will be led by partner Boris Martor out of the Paris office and will span expertise across a number of Eversheds international offices. Eversheds will advise on the ONMT’s current network of nine offices in Madrid, Lisbon, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Zurich, Vienna, London, Montreal and Stockholm, as well as the creation of three new entities planned in New York, Tokyo and Moscow.
Building on Eversheds other recent sole adviser wins, the project aims to simplify the numerous legal jurisdictions, in addition to making recommendations for the compliance of the regulations for each ONMT country office. The team will also work in close cooperation with contacts in Rabat and Casablanca.
Boris Martor, Partner, commented :
“This is a significant win for Eversheds Africa group which is led from Paris and for Eversheds as a whole, as various offices will be working on this exciting piece of work. It also highlights that the flow of work from Morocco and North Africa is booming.”
Eversheds Africa group is led by Boris Martor and David Sellers from the Paris office. Eversheds already has significant experience in African business law and works in close cooperation with 30 African countries. Eversheds advises and assists public and private bodies in Africa, notably on investment, financing, institutional reforms, public-private partnerships for major projects or privatisations in the areas of infrastructures, energy, natural resources and telecommunications.