Houda Law Firm
Houda Law Firm is a full-service Senegalese law firm based in the capital Dakar that specializes in all forms of corporate and general business, intellectual property, international trade, investment fund, and banking and financial service practice law. The firm is well known for its work with mergers and acquisitions and project finance in several key sectors such as banking, industry, new technologies, mining, energy, oil, gas, and infrastructure.
Founded in 1977, the firm has extensive experience in establishing foreign companies in Senegal and the sub region and providing counsel, legal advice and assistance, and litigation representation in court.
The firm consists of a 31-person staff, half of which are specialized and highly qualified lawyers and legal advisors working in both French and English. The firm assists clients such as private companies, public entities, and individuals with all of their legal needs in Senegal and WAEMU (West African Economic and Monetary Union) member states. It also represents local and foreign clients that include international institutions, multinational corporations or their subsidiaries, investment funds, credit brokers, and commercial companies.
The firm regularly works with high-profile international law firms, namely Allen & Overy, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Hogan Lovells, Jones Day, Mayer Brown, McCarthy Tetrault, Simmons & Simmons, and Global Law Office. Such entities frequently appoint the firm to provide general overview reports and opinions about Senegalese law for international investors in private equity and derivatives finance.
Under the leadership of attorney-at-law and current managing partner Khaled Abou El Houda, the firm assigns and entrusts every case to a dedicated and competent team in order to ensure excellence and client satisfaction