Léon FOLQUET is a member of the Ivory Coast Bar since 1988 and has a professional experience of more than 30 years. He is currently a member of the Council of Bar Association of Côte d’Ivoire.

Léon holds a Master’s degree in Business Law and a Ph.D. in Maritime Law and Transportation from the University of Aix-Marseille under the supervision of Professor Bonassies.

He has a broad expertise in company creation, negotiation and contracts drafting, maritime law, litigation and arbitration, seizure of vessels, air law and land transport facilitation law (legislative reforms and organization of Community regulations in particular). for the Economic and Monetary Union of West African States known as UEMOA), community law (OHADA, UEMOA, ECOWAS, CEMAC etc).

Léon Folquet is also an arbitrator registered with the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (“CCJA”) and the Court of Arbitration of Côte d’Ivoire (“CACI”).

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