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Chairman/Managing Partner: Martial Akakpo
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 6
Languages: English, French

Firm Overview:
Located at 27, rue Khra (formerly rue Maréchal Bugeaud), in very centre of Lomé, Togo, Martial Akakpo & Associes is a law firm specialising in business. Established in Lomé in 1985, the firm brings together lawyers, tax experts, risk managers in insurance and legal practitioners. It has secondary offices at national level – in Sokodé and Aného – as well as internationally in Cotonou, Benin. In its search for realistic and positive solutions to problems facing clients, Martial Akakpo & Associes can mobilise teams of legal practitioners in various specialities to handle particularly urgent or complex cases.

Main Areas of Practice: 

■Business & Public & Private Investment
■Banking & Finance
■Corporate: Mergers & Acquisitions
■Business (international and ohada)
■Commercial Contracts
■Labour & Social
■Litigation & Arbitration
■Project Financing

Clients: SNR Denton*, Curtis*, Mallet-Presvost*, Colt & Mosle LLP*, Allen & Overy*, Norton Rose*, Herbert Smith*, Landwell*, Hogan Lovells*, Gide Loyrette Nouel*, Clifford Chance Europe LLP*, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP*, Emery Mukendi WAFNAA & Associes*, Weber Wentzel*, Hughes Hubbard*, Reed, Watson Farley*, Bird & Bird*, White & Case*, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD), Banque Internationale pour l’Afrique au Togo (BIA-TOGO) SA, Deutsche Bank, African Biofuel and Renewable Energy Company, Société de Recouvrement du Togo (SRT), Société Nationale de Recouvrement du Sénégal (SNR), société Coree Togo Automobile SA (Co-To Auto SA), Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), BMCE Bank International PLC-London, Export Development Canada, Canadian Agency for Export Credit, Societe Generale Paris, Nedbank, FBN Bank, Proparco, BIO, Dangote, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Shanghai Electric Power Transmission & Distribution Engineering Co. Ltd., Africinvest Financial Sector Ltd., Société Nouvelle des Phosphates du Togo, Groupe ONOMO Hôtels, Groupe AZALAI HO TELS