Abdelhak Chamlale, Attorney at Law, Avocat

Abdelhak Chamlale

Languages Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Position Litigation Attorney
Office Casablanca
Experience 19 Years
Practise Area Corporate Law Services in Morocco
Phone for contact +212 661 708 748

Casablanca Attorney Chamlale: Your Trusted Legal Guide Beyond Family, Immigration & Business Law

With nearly two decades of experience, Casablanca attorney Abdelhak Chamlale thrives at navigating complex legal challenges. He acts as a trusted advisor, representing both individuals and corporations across Morocco. His expertise spans a wide range of legal matters, ensuring smooth business operations and protecting the rights of individuals and families.

Chamlale’s academic journey reflects a deep dedication to law. His strong foundation in private law is further enriched by his ongoing pursuit of a PhD in Philosophy of Law. This unique perspective fuels his passion for exploring the ethical heart of legal frameworks, allowing him to approach your case with both legal expertise and a nuanced understanding of the human element involved.

Areas of Expertise

Facing legal complexities in Morocco?
Casablanca attorney Abdelhak Chamlale can help.
With nearly two decades of experience, he guides individuals and corporations through a wide range of legal matters.

Chamlale excels in various areas, including:

  • Family Law: He helps families navigate sensitive issues like mixed marriages and divorce proceedings, ensuring a smooth transition.
  • Immigration Law: Whether you’re seeking residency or citizenship, Chamlale simplifies the process of establishing your life in Morocco.
  • Business Law: He empowers businesses to thrive by ensuring legal compliance from formation and operation to dispute resolution.
  • Real Estate Law: Whether you’re buying your dream home, navigating complex commercial property transactions, or facing landlord-tenant disputes, Chamlale
  • Online Threats: Don’t let online harassment, scams, or defamation win. Chamlale can help you protect your rights and seek justice.
  • Personal Injury: If you’ve been a victim of negligence, Chamlale can help you navigate personal injury claims and seek fair compensation.

    Chamlale’s unique perspective combines a strong foundation in private law with his ongoing PhD studies in Philosophy of Law. This allows him to offer not only expert legal advice but also a compassionate understanding of the human element in each case.

    Fluent in Arabic, English, and French, Chamlale ensures clear and open communication throughout your legal journey. Schedule a consultation to discuss your specific needs and how he can guide you towards success.

Areas of Skill

Chamalale’s Expertise Goes Beyond the Basics

While Family Law, Immigration Law, and Business Law are Chamlale’s primary areas of focus, his legal experience extends far and wide. Here’s a glimpse into some additional areas where he can provide valuable guidance:

  • Protecting Your Ideas: Have a brilliant invention or creative work? Chamlale can assist with intellectual property matters like trademarks and copyrights, ensuring your ideas are safeguarded.
  • Navigating Civil Disputes: Life throws curveballs sometimes. Chamlale understands the complexities of civil law, which governs disagreements between individuals and organizations. He can help you navigate these disputes effectively.
  • Workplace Issues: The employer-employee relationship can be intricate. Whether you’re an employer seeking guidance on labor law compliance or an employee needing insights on your rights, Chamlale can offer valuable insights.
  • Maritime Matters: For legal issues related to maritime commerce and shipping, Chamlale brings a wealth of knowledge to the table.
  • Financial Challenges: Facing financial difficulties? Chamlale can offer support and legal advice regarding bankruptcy proceedings or other banking and finance-related matters.
  • Fighting Online Threats: Don’t be a victim of online harassment or scams. Chamlale can help you understand your rights and take action to fight back.
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frequency and questions

Uncertain about Moroccan legal matters? This FAQ clarifies common questions on Family Law, Immigration, and Business Law. Need tailored advice? Contact Abdelhak Chamlale for a consultation.

Q: What is the process for a mixed marriage in Morocco?
  • A: Mixed marriages in Morocco require additional procedures compared to marriages between Moroccan citizens. I can guide you through the entire process, including obtaining the necessary documents, navigating religious requirements, and ensuring legal compliance.
Q: How long does a divorce typically take in Morocco?

A: The timeframe for divorce in Morocco can vary depending on the complexity of the case and whether there are any disputes regarding child custody or financial matters. I can provide an estimated timeline based on your specific situation and work efficiently to achieve a favorable outcome.

Q: What are my rights regarding child custody and support in Morocco?

A: Moroccan law outlines specific rights and responsibilities for both parents regarding child custody and support. I can explain these rights in detail and help you navigate the legal process to ensure a fair and child-centered arrangement.

Q: Can we create a prenuptial agreement in Morocco?

Yes, it is possible to create a prenuptial agreement in Morocco. According to Moroccan law, spouses have the option to enter into agreements regarding the management of their financial affairs during marriage. This includes agreements on the distribution of assets acquired during the marriage or on the financial independence of each spouse.

However, it's essential to ensure that any prenuptial agreement complies with the legal requirements in Morocco. These agreements should be documented in a separate written document from the marriage contract, and both parties should be notified of its terms at the time of marriage. It's advisable to seek legal assistance from a qualified attorney or notary to draft and formalize a prenuptial agreement in Morocco to ensure its validity and enforceability.

Q: What happens if there's a paternity dispute in Morocco?

A: Moroccan law provides legal avenues for establishing paternity. DNA testing can be ordered by the court, and legal representation is crucial throughout the process. I can guide you through the legal options and ensure your rights are protected.

Q: What can I do if my child is abducted and taken to another country?

A: International child abduction can be a complex and stressful situation. Morocco is a signatory to the Hague Convention on Child Abduction, which provides a legal framework for returning children to their habitual residence. I can advise you on the legal process and connect you with resources to assist you.

Q: What types of residency permits are available in Morocco?

A: There are various residency permit options in Morocco, each with specific eligibility criteria and application procedures. I can help you determine the most suitable permit for your situation and guide you through the application process.

Q: How can I become a Moroccan citizen?

A: The path to Moroccan citizenship can be complex, with specific residency requirements and application procedures. I can outline the process in detail, gather the necessary documentation, and ensure your application is complete and compliant.

Q: Do you help with visa applications?

A: Yes, I can assist with various visa applications for Morocco, including tourist visas, work visas, and student visas. I will ensure you understand the specific requirements for each visa type and help you assemble the necessary paperwork.

Q: Can I have dual citizenship in Morocco?

A: Moroccan nationality law has restrictions on dual citizenship. I can advise you on the specific regulations and potential implications of holding dual citizenship.

Q: How can I obtain a work permit to work in Morocco as a foreigner?

A: Foreign workers in Morocco require a work permit. I can guide you through the application process, ensuring your employer complies with all legal requirements for obtaining the necessary work authorization.

Q: What happens if I face deportation from Morocco?

A: Deportation is a serious matter. If you are facing deportation proceedings, I can advise you on your legal options and represent you throughout the process.

Q: What are the steps involved in forming a business in Morocco?

A: The process of forming a business in Morocco involves several steps, including choosing a legal structure, registering with the relevant authorities, and obtaining any necessary licenses or permits. I can guide you through each step, ensure legal compliance, and help you navigate any bureaucratic hurdles.

Q: What are the regulations for foreign investment in Morocco?

A: The Moroccan government offers incentives for foreign investment in certain sectors. I can advise you on the specific regulations applicable to your industry, highlight potential tax benefits, and ensure your investment complies with all legal requirements.

Q: Do you review and draft business contracts?

A: Yes, I can review and draft business contracts to ensure they protect your interests and comply with Moroccan law. Clear and concise contracts are crucial for minimizing potential disputes and ensuring a smooth business relationship.

Q: What are the tax implications for foreign businesses in Morocco?

A: Foreign businesses operating in Morocco are subject to specific tax regulations. I can help you understand your tax obligations, advise you on tax minimization strategies, and ensure your business complies with all tax filing requirements.

Q: What do I need to know about import/export regulations in Morocco?

A: Importing and exporting goods in Morocco requires adherence to customs procedures and documentation. I can explain the relevant regulations, assist you with obtaining the necessary permits, and ensure your shipments comply with all legal requirements.

Q: How do I ensure my business complies with Moroccan employment law?

A: Moroccan employment law outlines specific rights and responsibilities for both employers and employees. I can advise you on labor regulations, ensure your employment contracts comply with the law, and represent you in any employment-related disputes.


  • 2021-2023

    Master’s in Philosophy of Law

    Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences -Mohammedia

  • 2018-2021

    Bachelor of Philosophy

    From Hassan II University, Faculty of Letters Ben M’sik, Casablanca.

  • 2018-2021

    Bachelor of Philosophy

    From Hassan II University, Faculty of Letters Ben M’sik, Casablanca.

    • 2006-2007

      Practical Training in Law and Legal Consultations

      Faculty of Science Legal Economic and Social Mohamme- dia, Mohmmadia

    • 15 March 2005

      Bar Admissions Casablanca, Morocco

      Casablanca Bar Association

    • 1994-1999

      Bachelor’s Degree in Private Law

      Cadi Ayyad University (Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences), Marrakesh

    • 1991-1994

      High School diploma (Literary Studies)

      Sidi Bennour High School, Sidi Bennour


  • Jul 2008-Sep 2008

    Legal Trainee GAY-VENDRELL ABOGADOS, Barcelona

  • May 2002- Jul 2004

    Internship at a Notary Office Benchekroun Zineb, Casablanca

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