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CLKA Law Firm

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Managing Partners: Lassiney Kathann CAMARA
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Languages: English, French

Ranked among the best business law firms in West Africa region, covered from it headquarters in Abidjan, CLKA promotes, since its creation, an integrated practice and a creative vision result oriented. Far from stereotypes, the firm strongly believes in the emergence of an Africa of talent, innovation and success. 

CLKA'S lawyers have a good knowledge of local regulation, business environment and an excellent understanding of their clients’ businesses. These capabilities offer to our firm a good reputation in the following sectors: financing and banking, technology, telecom and payment systems, agri-business, real estate, infrastructure etc.

At the source of its success, CLKA relies on a dynamic and highly competent team. Combining expertise in Consulting and Litigation. In these business fields, CLKA assist his Clients within ECOWAS and OHADA country, and beyond these territories.

During these last years, CLKA has been marked by :
– The admission of his managing partner, Counselor CAMARA ,to New York Bar as a Foreign Legal Counsel;
– The establishment of CLKA New York;
– CLKA ranking by LEX4 as the 2nd Best law firm in OHADA Law and countries.
After almost 15 years of existence, CLKA owes its success to its members involvement. Its growth has been driven by an unwavering determination to have in place the know-how and processes to ensure a high level of services in line with international standards and the expectations of global business stakeholders. The firm is one of the rare firms in the region with the ability to provide both advisory and litigation services, in short delay with efficiency. As working standard, CLKA prioritise proactive and close working relationship with their clients, to their best interests.


Corporate & M&A

01 partner ; 03 fee earners based in Côte d’Ivoire and New York City
Legal assistance to multinational major company in electricity and automation for the local aspects of his worldwide restructuration
Legal assistance for negotiation and creation of an integrated supply chain in transport Legal assistance to a pioneering technology leader for its establishment in Côte d’Ivoire
Legal assistance to an EPC Spanish contractor in cement industry with regard to their share transfer Legal assistance to an international NGO with regard to their Ivorian branch dissolution
Contact: Lassiney CAMARA,
Tel: +225 07 04 93 24, +225 22 52 52 25
[email protected]

Legal Engineering & Law
01 partner ; 03 fee earners based in Côte d’Ivoire

Reviewing of the draft regulation on the harmonization of the rules governing the professions of court Bailiff and Auctioneer in WAEMU. Revision of Directive n° 04-2005-CM/UEMOA on awarding, executing and regulating public procurement and delegation of public services in WAEMU and Directive n° 05-2005-CM/UEMOA on controlling and regulating public procurement and delegation of public services in WAEMU.
Contact: Eloi K. YAO,
Tel: +225 43 70 03 86, +225 22 52 52 25
[email protected]

Financing and banking - Technology
01 partner ; 03 fee earners based in Côte d’IvoireD
RAISING FOR THE COMPANY Assistance to WAEMU Banks group to drafting the framework and regulation regarding numeric finance Fund raising of an amount of 17 053 869,177 US dollars to an international company operating in BOT. Assistance to an multinational company operating in crypto currency for establishment in WAEMU countries
Contact: Lassiney CAMARA,
Tel: +225 07 04 93 24, +225 22 52 52 25
[email protected]

Litigation & Dispute resolution
01 partner ; 03 fee earners based in Côte d’Ivoire
Gain savings of 4,850,000,000 CFA francs, realized for an international fund for retirement in the context of its condemnation before the Commercial Court of Appeal of Abidjan following its summons to pay the sum of 5,000,000,000 CFA francs as damages to one of its clients. Legal and judicial assistance of an international shipping company offering container and break-bulk shipping services worldwide for their debt recovery of an amount of 1 000 000 US dollars from an international insurance company.
Contact: Isabelle NIAMKEY,
Tel: +225 22 52 52 25, +225 43 70 03 91
[email protected]

Public Procurement
Legal assistance for drafting contractual documentation pertaining WAEMU PPP; Legal assistance for drafting contractual documentation pertaining a major housing project and land planification involving a private group and Guinea state Legal assistance with regards to a holding company’s public & Private partnership project.
Contact: Eloi K. YAO,
Tel: +225 22 52 52 25, + +225 43 70 03 86
[email protected]

Abidjan Cocody - Deux Plateaux –
Boulevard Latrille/Rue de la Polyclinique des Deux Plateaux
CLK BUILDING – Côte d’Ivoire
Tel: +225 22 52 52 25
E-mail: [email protected]

International Offices:
200 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10166
Tel: +225 22 52 52 25
E-mail: [email protected]