The aftermath of a bloody civil war might not seem like the best time to start doing business again in Libya. But Italian lawyers were already returning to the North African nation even before former leader Muammar el-Qaddafi was captured. They intend to capitalize on the deep historic and economic ties between the two countries.

Paolo Greco, managing partner of the Italian law firm P&A Legal, reopened the firm’s Tripoli office on Oct. 10 after having shut it down in February as the conflict escalated. “At the moment we are helping companies that already had contracts in Libya, but it’s in a very initial phase,” Greco explains. “The war just ended, and we’re at the beginning of a normalization process.”

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