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Samir Sayah

Rue du parc
Hydra, Algiers
Languages French, Arabic, English

Samir Sayah joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Algérie Conseil juridique et fiscal in 2006.

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Leading individual: Samir Sayah at CMS ‘gives very practical advice’ and taxation expert Mourad Nabil Abdessemed has ‘excellent knowledge of financial legislation’

Legal 500 EMEA 2016 / Algeria | Banking and Finance

Leading individual: Samir Sayah at CMS provide ‘high quality, reliability and very effective advice’ to international enterprises and local companies on joint ventures, governance matters and investments

Legal 500 EMEA 2016 / Algeria | Corporate and M&A

Leading individual: CMS has ‘a local team of very high quality’ that is ‘very responsive and proactive’. Samir Sayah assisted a European specialist in energy and communication services with the restructuring of a local subsidiary

Legal 500 EMEA 2016 / Algeria | Energy

Band 1 : Samir Sayah
"Market leader" Samir Sayah is highly regarded for his expertise in acquisitions and restructurings. Work highlights include advising an Algerian broadband operator on the USD1.3 million acquisition of a telecoms company.

Chambers Global - 2015

Leading individual: "'CMS’ Samir Sayah, Amine Sator and head of tax Mourad Nabil Abdessemed count high-profile global businesses among their clients, and recently advised a financial institution on the financing and tax aspects of a multibillion-dollar telecoms company acquisition."

Legal 500 EMEA France - 2015

Leading individual: "Samir Sayah and tax expert Mourad Nabil Abdessemed at CMS provide ‘sound advice on local law’ to international investors. Sayah represented an exploration company in a multimillion-dollar arbitration against a state-owned energy company."

Legal 500 EMEA France - 2015

Band 1: "Samir Sayah is the firm's key local partner, and acted on the AGCO Massey Ferguson deal. He is well respected for his specialisation in taxation."

Chambers Global - 2014

Leading individual: "Samir Sayah advised on major acquisitions in the telecoms and mining sectors".

Legal 500 EMEA France - 2014


  • Law and administrative sciences degree from Algiers University
  • Bar admission certificate (CAPA)
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  • Articles "Droit Algérie" Articles algerian taxation in Newsletter and Flashs CMS Tax Connect
  • Update guide "S'implanter en Algérie" - Mission économique française,(2008/2009)
  • Co-author of Newsletter CMS Francis Lefebvre Algérie Conseil juridique et fiscal and "La fiscalité et la promotion de l'investissement en Algérie" - Business Oxford Review Group (2005)
  • Editor of the book " Hydrocarbures et commentaires sur la loi en Algérie"" - KPMG (2005)
  • Participation in drafting and update guide "Investir en Algérie" - KPMG (2004) 
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