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Cabinet Avocats & Associés Abayazid and Abdourahman (SCP. CAA Law Firm)

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Chairman: MOHAMED ABAYAZID HOUMED AND AHMED ABDOURAHMAN CHEIK
Managing Partners: MOHAMED ABAYAZID HOUMED AND AHMED ABDOURAHMAN CHEIK
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 2
Languages: English, Arabic, French

FIRM OVERVIEW:
The law firm ABAYAZID and ABDOURAHMAN (CAA LAW FIRM) is an important Djiboutian structure composed of young and dynamic Lawyers and collaborators with diverse skills field of the law, offering services of advice and assistance qualities to its customers, thanks to the solid experiences of its members with in-depth knowledge at the national, regional and international levels. The CAA LAW FIRM also supports its clients beyond the Djiboutian market, thanks to partnerships with law firms, particularly in Somalia, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa. CAA LAW FIRM has supported a number of foreign investors in major port and rail infrastructure projects.
CAA LAW FIRM takes a practical and commercially mindful approach to solving problems. CAA LAW FIRM is often appreciated for its team of affordable and attentive lawyers who have been described as "very well connected locally, regionally" and "honest and frank", providing a "business-focused legal contribution".

Practice Areas:
- General Business Law, Economic law Civil law
- Liability law
Contract law and contractual practices
- Competition Law (Antitrust), Franchising and Distribution Construction and real estate law
- Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Fiscal law
- Right to work
- Energy Law, Mining Law, Petroleum Law
- Banking law, Securities and finance law Information Technology and Telecommunications Law Intellectual Property Law (Brand, Patent, Design etc.)
- Legal, administrative and criminal litigation law
- Internal and international arbitration law, Commercial mediation
- Alternative dispute resolution for civil and commercial disputes maritime law, transport law
- Environmental Law
- Public Law - Public procurement and Public-private partnership,
- Investment law, Free zone law
- Bankruptcy law - Restructuring and insolvency of companies in difficulty
- Insurance law
- International trade law
- Special criminal law (Laundering, embezzlement, misuse of corporate assets etc.)
- International criminal law

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE: 

ABAYAZID and ABDOURAHMAN (CAA LAW FIRM) is developing its expertise in the countries of the Horn of Africa region through its Pan-African Network of Business Law Firms called Africa Business Legal Expertise (ABLE - Network) in Ethiopia, in Somalia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, in the areas below:
- Diligence in project development
- Project financing
- Energy Performance Contract
- Energy, Renewable energy law: wind, solar, sustainable construction
- Environmental law: classified installations, water law
- Competition and distribution law
- Corporate environmental responsibility
- Labour law and social laws
- Intellectual property protection
- Litigation and alternative dispute resolution: negotiation of transactions, mediation, expertise and arbitration
- Mergers, acquisitions and restructuring of Groups

Key Customers:
China Merhant Group, Rubis Energie, Bollore Logistic, Exim Bank, Salt Investment SA, Vitol, Steder Group, Facebook, HENGTONG GROUP CO., LTD, African Tax Group