Partner Global M and A and Projects Head of Ashurst Africa and Co-Head of Mining Practice
Ashurst is a leading multinational law firm and a trusted adviser to corporates, financial institutions and governments worldwide.
• Legal expertise: cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestments; project development; foreign direct investments; international trade and development • Sector: natural resources and infrastructure, in particular upstream oil, gas and mining • Geographical area: emerging markets, in particular Africa, both Anglophone and Francophone • Background: 10+ years of experience, qualified in France and in England & Wales • Legal 500 2016: "Clients rate Ashurst’s practice as ‘very good and easy to deal with’, and for its ability to provide ‘commercial advice across a wide range of mining and M&A matters’ [...]. The team was strengthened by the arrival of Yann Alix." • Experience in the following African jurisdictions: - North Africa: Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia - West Africa: Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea-Conakry, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra-Leone - Central Africa: CAR, Congo-Brazzaville, Gabon - East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania - Southern Africa: Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia