Rym Loucif founded her own practice, Loucif + Co, after having practised with respected US law firms in Paris (Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher) as well as with renowned French law firms in Algiers (Gide and LPA-CGR Avocats). Based in Algeria for the past ten years, Rym focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and the establishment of joint ventures. In energy-related matters, she has assisted leading international groups. Her deep knowledge of the Algerian business environment, combined with her international vision, allow her to provide clients with tailor-made advice adapted to the reality on the ground. Rym attended the prestigious Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II and King’s College in London before being admitted to the Paris Bar in 2006.
Loucif + Co is an independent boutique law firm based in Algiers that specialises in business law. The firm provides sophisticated legal services that combine a fine knowledge of the local market with recognised expertise of an international standard. As part of the recent trend of African firms created by lawyers from the Continent, Loucif + Co was founded in 2021 by Rym Loucif, a very knowledgeable and esteemed French-Algerian lawyer. Loucif + Co is highly experienced in advising international clients on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and on the establishment of joint ventures. The firm has developed strong expertise, most significantly within the highly regulated and core sectors of Algeria’s economy, such as energy (oil and gas, in particular), pharmaceuticals, agriculture and transport.