Maya is a lawyer at the Tunisian and Paris bar. She holds a Ph.D. in Law from the Sorbonne University (Paris I) on “the failure of international financial conglomerates” (published in 2002). Maya’s practice is focusing on banking, financial and corporate law. She has an extensive experience in structured finance, private equity, capital markets and restructuring.
Prior to founding Jurismed, she has practiced law during several years at Baker & McKenzie (Rome/Paris), Freshfields (Paris) and Jonesday (Paris), then as senior legal counsel at the investment bank of BNP Paribas.
She published several articles on cross-border insolvencies, islamic finance and international bank guarantees. She teaches international banking law at Paris I University, Panthéon-Sorbonne, at the University of the Holy Spirit in Kaslik (Lebanon), at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce (Lille/Paris). She teaches financial markets law at the law faculty of the university of Tunis II (Tunis).
She is vice-president of the IBA commission Banking Law, finance in Emerging Market, she is member of the governance committee of the African Football Confederation.
She is fluent in Arabic, French, English and Italian.
Areas of practice
Banking & Finance (structured finance, project finance, islamic finance, etc.), foreign investment law, capital markets, restructuring and insolvency law, PPP & Concession, commercial and company law.
JURISMED is composed of multilingual and multicultural lawyers. We provide our clients with counseling and dispute resolution assistance in all areas of business law. We make every effort to offer our clients quality, pragmatic, reliable, responsive and innovative support.