Régis BONKOUNGOU

Regis BONKOUNGOU is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Burkina Faso on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Regis directly using the contact details listed above.

Régis has extensive experience in business law and in particular in OHADA law.

He has worked for several years with the SCP of lawyers TOU and SOME, a business law firm, where he assisted major national and multinational companies in the structuring and securing of their investments in Burkina Faso.

He develops particular expertise in the fields of mining, energy and hydrocarbons, as well as on financial issues and restructuring operations.

Regis BONKOUNGOU also practices litigation in Burkina Faso courts.

Firm Overview:

Founded by Master Bertin Kiénou, Master Stéphane M. I. Ouédraogo and Master Régis E. W. Bonkoungou, Sari Conseils is an independent international business law firm based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Sari Consulting offers clients of companies and individuals high-level expertise in business law and corporate taxation in both consulting and litigation.

With the recognised expertise of its lawyers, the firm provides optimal legal solutions to secure the activities, operations and interests of a demanding clientele.

Batibié Batis BENAO

Batibié BENAO is our exclusively recommended Mining Law expert in Burkina Faso on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Batibié directly using the contact details above.

Batibié is a Lawyer and Professional Master in Development Policy and Management of Extractive Industries, he also has solid experience in business law.

Batibié BENAO is able to provide a full range of advice on audit and litigation, as well as training and in-depth studies of legal issues in these areas.

Firm Overview:

Since its inception, LEGALIS has grown to a team of ten practitioners including 4 associate lawyers, 2 lawyers, 4 legal assistants and 3 support staff.

LEGALIS was founded after many years of inclusive reflection, observations and experimentation with the aim of not only meeting the demands of an increase in the number of jurisdictions in Burkina Faso, but to also provide exceptional service to those who need it.

Our aim is to improve our knowledge of the specifics of our customers’ business requirements, in order to anticipate their expectations and offer them innovative solutions.

Emmanuel Yonli

Emmanuel Yonli is our exclusively recommended Social Security Law expert in Burkina Faso on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Emmanuel directly using the contact details listed above.

Emmanuel holds a Masters Degree at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and a certificate at the Washington College of Law (USA) in Trade Law and International Investment.

Emmanuel also attended several international courses, including the course of development of the Law of the International Organisation Development Law (IDLO) in Rome (Italy) in 2005, during the international labour law International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Italy, Morocco, Cameroon and Burkina Faso.

Firm Overview:

Vocational civil society SCPA KAM & SOME Lawyers are a law firm specialising in Corporate law and Litigation. Its mission is to provide companies with a permanent council support and legal protection in case of action to improve performance.

  • Assistance Advice: make available public and private administrations, the appropriate legal lighting control law issues;
  • Defence Counsel: the representation and defence litigation as plaintiff or defence;
  • Legal Secretary: ensure control of corporate legal life (analysis and drafting of legal documents, corporate governance, etc.);
  • Study & Implementation Work: research on all issues related to business law;
  • Training: development, operation and monitoring of training.

Barthélémy Kéré

Barthélémy Kéré is our exclusively recommended Investment Services expert in Burkina Faso on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Barthélémy directly using the contact details listed above.

In 2003, Barthélémy was elected President of the Bar Association of Burkina Faso for a three-year term. Under his mandate, the Autonomous Fund for the Financial Regulations of Lawyers (CARPA) was created as a fundamental institution of transparency in the management of the funds of clients held by lawyers.

In 2006, Barthélémy was nominated as a Member of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of Burkina Faso under the Catholic Community; On August 1st 2011 he is elected President of this Institution. In the logic of its participation as a member, it operates reforms to make even more credible the CENI, the Ad Hoc Election Management Body: it bravely takes the initiative for the establishment of the initial biometric electoral file of Burkina Faso.

Barthélemy has carried out missions abroad for the observation of the elections and for the exchange of experiences in the field of electoral management; he took part in meetings organized among others by ECOWAS, La Francophonie and the World Association of Election Management Bodies (A-WEB).

Barthélémy Kéré graduated from Criminology Sciences at the University of Bordeaux (France). He has been an Arbitrator at the Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Center of Ouagadougou (CAMC-O) since 2008. In this capacity, he handled and rendered various sentences in the cases entrusted to him by the Center in 2009 and 2011.