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Mame Adama Gueye & Associés

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Managing Partner: Mame Adama Gueye
Number of partners: 3
Number of lawyers: 8
Languages:English, French

Firm Overview:
SCP Mame Adama Gueye & Associés is a leading business law firm in Senegal, with an excellent reputation based on its proven expertise and credibility.

SCP MAGA is the first law firm certified ISO 9001-2008 version in West, North and Middle Africa.

The law firm works in several fields of general law and business law including commercial law, mining law, contracts law, competition law, banking law, project finance, insurance law, corporate law, taxation law, intellectual property and copyright law, labour law, investment, civil aviation and property law.

Due to its excellent reputation, the firm has gained the confidence of several famous international law firms such as Baker & McKenzie, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters, White & Case, Clifford Chance, Freshfields, Denton Sapte, Skadden, Gide, Loyrette &Nouel, Norton Rose, Herbert Smith Freehills with whom, the firm works on a regular basis, especially as the local counsel of lenders or sponsors in project finance.

In order to meet the clients’ expectations in matter of security and responsiveness, the firm has invested in the development of a unique technology platform in lawyer’s profession in Senegal and the sub-region.

Since 2003, SCP Mame Adama Gueye & Associés has been ranked permanently by Chambers Global as one of the top 2 law firms in Senegal. In addition, it is one of the few law firms in Senegal to be bilingual and able to provide its services in both French and English. As a result, the company regularly provides legal assistance to multinational companies based in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

In addition, thanks to the quality of its services, SCP Mame Adama Gueye & Associés is recommended by the Embassies of USA, France, Spain, Great Britain and Germany in Dakar.

The law firm is member of LEXAFRICA network ( that is the most important business law firms network in Africa with members from more than 30 countries as well as of WORLD SERVICES GROUP ( that is the most important multidisciplinary network in the world with members from more than 115 countries.

Main Areas of Practice
The firm provides, among others, the following services:
■ Legal Advice & Assistance
■ Legal Opinion
■ Litigation
■ Representation
■ Debt Recovery
■ Legal Consultancy
■ Creation of Companies
■ Legal Assistance to Investors
■ Merger & Acquisition
■ Projects Finance
■ Legal Audit
■ Due Diligence

Key Clients:
International Finance Corporation, African Development Bank, Société Générale, AFREXIMBANK, Islamic Development Bank, BNP PARIBAS,Standard Chartered Bank, Western Union, Phillip Morris, Microsoft, Wartsila, Central Bank of West Africa, Google, Apple, Cisco, Nokia, Ericsson, Samsung, Pfizer, Bombardier, Kia, Moneygram, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Oryx Petrolum, Exxon Mobil, Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Nexen.