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Cabinet Maître Cheikh FALL

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The firm

Driven by the desire to continually satisfy its customers, the firm has adopted working methods designed to ensure a careful study of each case, a high level of expertise and a strong responsiveness to emergency situations.

The firm's efficiency depends on the skills and achievements of talented lawyers with diverse and international backgrounds, having legal and multidisciplinary training, whose concern is to ensure a true knowledge of the client and his needs, so as to support him with concrete, stable and responsive solutions.

Through its collaboration with distinguished foreign firms, the strong professional bonds it has created with national and international companies through the appropriate legal services it has been providing with them together with its structured network of correspondents and its bilingual (English and French) professional staff, Maître Cheikh Fall Law Firm is entitled to evolve in any type of legal transaction and operation throughout West Africa.

Maître Cheikh Fall Law firm has built a worldwide reputation marked by the rigor and qualitative services in responding effectively to the needs of its customers' needs, including not only Senegalese and foreign private groups, but also of public companies and international organisations.

Areas of practice

Corporate law/mergers and acquisitions: creation and registration of a company, Legal status of companies recognized by OHADA, operations on social capital, restructuring, merger-acquisition, partial asset transfer.

Commercial arbitration: contracts preparation, arbitration clause, enforcement of the arbitral decision , the right of appeal against the arbitral decision , the petition for nullity, the application to reopen proceedings and third-party application to set aside.

Guarantees: suretyship, autonomous guarantees and counter-guarantees, lien, pledge of tangible assets, pledge of intangible assets, privileges, mortgage.

Debt recovery: official notice/demand letter, injunction to pay, writ of summons payment, seizure for security, seizure for sale, garnishment, , seizure for arrest, seizure under a prior claims, seizure of fixed property.

Business criminal law: fraud, breach of trust, misappropriation of funds, theft and possession of stolen goods.

Labour law: Drafting employment contracts, ordinary dismissal or dismissal for economic reasons, non-competition and disclosure clauses, social litigations.

Mining law: mining research, mining exploitation, customs, economic and fiscal provisions, guarantees and obligations attached to the exercise of mining operations.

Intellectual property: patent, designs, trade mark, the commercial/domain name, intellectual property litigation.

Family law: marriage, divorce or legal separation, succession.

Immigration law: entry visa, work permit, residence permit.

Property law: co-owners relations, lessors and lessees, management agents, buyers and sellers of properties, promoters, contractors and architects.


The firm

Cabinet Maitre Cheikh Fall (Law Firm) was established in 1982 and managed by Maître Cheikh FALL (Attorney at Law), with the collaboration of a highly experienced and competent staff made up of talented lawyers and legal experts with different specialisations as well as a qualified and bilingual management staff connected online 24 hours a day to ensure a permanent contact with clients.

Holder of a Master's Degree in Business law, Maitre Cheikh Fall's legal expertise covers a wide range of legal issues such as Business law Company and General Interest Group law, treaties settlement procedures, debts recovery procedures and is entitled to evolve within all the countries of the OHADA zone.

Besides, he is also a holder of a certificate in Markets Transfer delivered by the World Bank as well as a Higher Diploma in Specialised Studies in Intellectual Property delivered by CEIPI Strasbourg - France, Maître Cheikh FALL the founder is, besides his status of a barrister at court, a counsel in Intellectual Propriety and Chartered Representative at the African Intellectual Property Organisation (AIPO). This makes of his law firm one of the most successful Intellectual Property law firm practising over the sixteen state-members of the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI) that are: Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Gabon, Guinea (Conakry), Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Equatorial Guinea.

Areas of practice

Cabinet Maitre Cheikh Fall has created strong professional bonds with International companies through the appropriate legal services it provides with them. Such services range from legal representation before the jurisdictions, legal opinions on applicable laws in different establishments' local incorporation, as well as all related immigration services for their employees to legally enter, reside and work in Africa in conformity with local laws.

Practice Areas include:

Banking Law, Business Law, Corporate Law, Petroleum Code, Movables and Securitization, Stock exchange law, Law Admiralty and Maritime Law, International Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Aviation and Aerospace, Bankruptcy, Civil Rights, Commercial Law, Administrative law, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Tax and Taxation, Communications Law, Construction Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Debtor and Creditor, Employee Benefits, Energy, Family Law, Finance, Government Contracts, Immigration, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Internet Law, Investments, Labour and Employment, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate, Trust and Estates.

Languages French

Other offices Burkina Faso
Cote d'Ivoire
Senegal Number of lawyers 21

at this office 7

Member Terralex
Alliott Group

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