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Global Leaders in Media Law Practice

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Moroccan started the year with

welcomed news after the government’s approval of a draft law to support the journalism, publishing, printing and distribution sectors.

Morocco's Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaïd, said the new law is intended to reform the press industry and modernise the sector, including publishing and distribution segments.

The legislative development will support industry transparency, equal opportunities and neutrality. 

Lawyers say TV is king in Morocco as it continues to attract a high level of viewership, according to audience metrics released by Marocmétrie.

In 2024, Statisa research showed that the TV, radio and multimedia market generated a revenue of USD309.9 million, with an expected annual growth rate of 2.07% over the next four years.


Independent firm Bennani & Associés is well regarded by peers for its transactional and litigation specialisations. The practice provides full-service support on sector-related cases involving advertising and unfair competition law. The team also had in-depth knowledge of copyright law.  

Co-managed by Jose Ignacio García Muniozguren, Spanish firm Garrigues has been present in Morocco for over a decade. The firm’s international focus on media, entertainment and sports equips the local practice with a global network of industry experts. Based in Casablanca, Jaafar Laidi is one of the firm’s key practitioners whose detailed knowledge of media law makes the firm a popular choice among clients. His extensive knowledge of legislation is an asset to the team, which works closely with the firm’s office in Tangier.   

Gide Loyrette Nouel is well established globally and locally. The team assists with a range of matters including audio-visual content, copyright law and print media. The TMT department provides multi-dimensional advice to entertainment and advertising.


The media team at Clifford Chance predominately works on cross-border cases. The multinational team of lawyers works on multi-sector deals and cases within the TMT industry. Part of an international network, the team is backed by global resources and expertise.

Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy provides full-service advice to local and international clients. The team provides cross border advice to local and multinational clients and is notably active on complex transactional and corporate cases. The firm’s practitioners are recognised as experienced litigators.


Copyright specialist Cabinet Aksiman is one of the country's leading firms for intellectual property matters. Lawyers advise on copyright protection, licensing and the acquisition of rights. Founded in 1982, the firm has an extensive experience advising on a broad range of matters that, contentious and non-contentious. The team also includes experienced litigators.



Bennani & Associés


Gide Loyrette Nouel  


Clifford Chance

Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy

Norton Rose Fulbright

Saba & Co


Cabinet Aksiman

Mehdi Salmouni-Zerhouni

Sekkat Law Firm

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