International Arbitration

A leader boutique in international arbitration in Africa

Our lawyers have leading expertise in the field of arbitration in French-speaking sub-Saharan African countries.


Partner of States, private companies, banks and multilateral development banks, our firm understands the issues at stake in international commercial arbitration (institutional or ad hoc) in Africa, thanks to its sound expertise and perfect knowledge of elements underlying such disputes in sub-Saharan Africa.



Key Skills: Dispute Resolution

We have unparalleled knowledge of the law and strong technical expertise for the perfect management of disputes, particularly during the implementation and execution of project and financing contracts on the continent.

In the energy and infrastructure sectors, our lawyers act as both plaintiff and defendant throughout the arbitration process:

  • Drafting of the arbitration clause
  • Pre-litigation analysis and strategic advice
  • Management of the dispute, amicable resolution of the dispute
  • Representation during the arbitration proceedings
  • Enforcement of awards
  • Appeals for annulment
  • Settlement agreement

Sub-Saharan Africa

Selected experience:

  • Advising a logistics company in the context of CCJA arbitration proceedings in connection with a dispute arising from the breach of a transactional protocol
  • Advising a telecommunications company in the context of ICC arbitration proceedings in a dispute with the State of Equatorial Guinea (Value: approximately EUR 132,000,000)
  • Advising an Australian mining company in the context of arbitration proceedings against a West African state
    (Value: USD 145,000,000)