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SCP François Sarr et Associés

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Senior Partners: François Sarr, Benoit Sarr, Moustapha Faye, Dominique Picard, Ndèye Khady Diop Samb, Mbaye Gueye
Other Lawyers:
Maguette Yade, Diène Ndiaye, Solange Kande, Bamar Faye, Mame Thiaba Ba

Firm Overview:
The SCP François Sarr & Associes, which has existed since 1920, is a leading business law firm in Senegal. Located in the heart of the Senegalese Capital, the SCP is composed of a lawyer’s team, associates and colleagues, with a high degree of expertise in various legal fields and experience necessary to respond to the most complex requests of its clients.

The firm has a reputation for its integrity and for the quality of legal services. The SCP represents clients in banking and finance, commercial litigation, international trade, mining law, intellectual property, labour law, etc.

The firm worked on the main infrastructure and industrial projects which have been implemented in Senegal since 1998.

The firm work as much with the State of Senegal and national societies as with international companies.

Practice Areas:
■ Banking & Finance
■ Privatisation
■ Telecommunication & New Technologies
■ Mining
■ Labour
■ Maritime & Aviation Transport
■ Litigation & Arbitration
■ Mediation

Main Areas of Practice:  

Banking & Finance:
Counsel of development partners on several subjects including bond loans
■ Financing of projects in infrastructures in Senegal

Privatisation:
Counsel of international companies in tenders for privatisation of a national company in Senegal

Litigation & Arbitration:
■ Counsel of Senegalese State and Senegalese companies in international arbitration
■ Counsel of Senegalese companies in international litigation especially in competition issues

Telecommunications & New Technologies:
■ Counsel of an international bank for the implementation of an electronic transactions platform in Senegal
■ Counsel of Senegalese State for the third telephone operator licence process

Mining:
Counsel of a European bank in a funding transaction to finance a mining concession
■ Counsel of an international company in creating a mining company

Labour:
■ Counsel of international and national companies and represents corporate entities in all matters relating to employment law, administrative procedures and litigations

Maritime & Aviation Transport:
Counsel of a Senegalese Company in charge of the new airport project
■ Counsel of Senegalese State for the re-negotiations of air traffic rights between Senegal and others countries

Commercial Mediation:
Mediator/Ombudsman in several commercial disputes