Lassiney Kathann CAMARA > C.L.K.A. > Abidjan, Ivory Coast > Lawyer Profile

Abidjan Cocody – Deux Plateaux – Angle Boulevard Latrille
Rue de la polyclinique des Deux Plateaux
Ivory Coast

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate and Finance


Managing Partner


Attorney at Law, Lawyer admitted at Côte d’Ivoire Bar (Barreau de Côte d’Ivoire) since 2003; Foreign Legal Counsel admitted to New York Bar (USA) since December 6th 2018 ; Arbitre at OHADA Arbitration Court (CCJA-OHADA) – Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire); Member of Ivorian Bar Council 3 times: from 2015 to 2018, from 2011 to 2013, from 2009 to 2011; Member of Ivorian Commission of Competition from 2013 to 2018, appointed by Decree n°2013-467 – june 21st 2013 from Republic of Côte d’Ivoire President; Contributor of « DOING BUSINESS » World Bank Program since 2009; Founding Member and now Honorary Member of African Federation of Young Lawyers Unions; Price « Jeune Talent » of « Concours de plaidoirie Mémorial de Caen » (France) – February 2007, Lassiney CAMARA especializes in corporate and M&A. Legal Counsel and litigator for local  and international clients. He is also specialized in competition law and procurement.

With a Masters Degree in business law firm from Abidjan’s  University, and an LLM in international business law,  Lassiney CAMARA with its 20 years of expertise acquired through experience as Managing Partner of of BARRY-CAMARA & Associés, Abidjan, (Côte d’Ivoire) ; Consultant at GIDE LOYRETTE NOUEL, Law Firm, Paris (France); Various Business Law Firm (Cabinet ALIOU NIANGADOU – Cabinet FAKHY–KONATE – DOGUE ABBE YAO & Associés) and Counsel at Jean Luc Ruelle –  SCOGES Conseil – ARTHUR ANDERSEN – Abidjan, an excellent knowledge of business regulations and environment in West Africa makes him a much-valued partner for investors and actors in this market.


English, French


International Association of Lawyers (IUA)


LL.M. of French, European and International Business Law                                        June 2007

                   University of Panthéon Assas (Paris 2), Paris – (France)

Bar Exam – Certificat d’Aptitude à la Profession d’Avocats (C.A.P.A)                            June 2002

                   University of Abidjan Cocody, Abidjan – (Côte d’Ivoire)

Master in Law, Option Judiciary Profession

                   University of Abidjan Cocody, Abidjan – (Côte d’Ivoire)                           June 2001

     Master in Law, Option Business Law                                                                     June 2000

                   University of Bouaké, Bouaké – (Côte d’Ivoire)

Baccalaureate of Secondary Education – Lycée Modern of Agboville                      June 1995



Music, reading, swimming, tennis, travels

Lawyer Rankings

Ivory Coast > Leading firms

C.L.K.A. covers a range of transactional, advisory and litigation matters. It has extensive knowledge of public procurement and regulation. The firm is targeting investment from the US and has a fine record in cross-border matters across the OHADA states and WAEMU. It continues to be active in inbound investments, corporate restructurings and headline projects in Ivory Coast and the firm’s target regions. Lassiney Kathann Camara has a strong domestic and international profile.