Olivier is managing international adviser of the oil and gas practice where he has been involved in several transactions. His practice is focused on production sharing contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, finance, public-private partnerships and infrastructure projects mainly in connection with the Energy and Natural Resources Sector in Francophone Africa.
He has been a visiting professor in the postgraduate study on OHADA Law, jointly organised by the Paris 2 and Paris 13 Universities, where he has been providing courses on various supranational legal frameworks applicable in Africa, like the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) Law, the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Law, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Law, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Law, the Inter-African Conference on Insurance Markets (CIMA) Law and the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) Law.
He has also been a visiting professor at the Bel Campus University in Kinshasa, where he has been teaching the debt recovery procedures and enforcement procedures. Previously, and for eight years, Olivier taught contract law, European business law, sureties and security interests, probate and property law in several French Universities (Paris 2, Paris 13, Sciences-Po Paris). Olivier is admitted to the Paris Bar Association and the Portuguese Bar Association.