May 2, 2014
Moarbes LLP acquired on April 4, 2013 the first edition of the French Civil Code (Code Civil des Français, édition originale et seule officielle, Paris, 1804). It is the first official publication of the French Civil Code which was produced under the direction of Emperor Napoleon. Moarbes LLP is hence the only Law firm in the Middle East which possess this rare edition of the French Civil Code. Promulgated as the Civil Code of the French (code civil des Français), it was renamed the Napoleonic Code (code Napoléon) in 1807.