Banking & Finance / Project Finance / Islamic Finance

Establishing the right financing mechanisms is crucial to the success of any investment project. With significant commercial experience of the common banking legislation, our team provides advice on finance transactions across the OHADA states, including cross-border investments. .

Company / Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions

Our strong record on Corporate is praised by lot of international and domestic companies and international law firms as well when they seek advice on formation and incorporation of branches or subsidiaries or when they face problems in relation to corporate governance. .

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

In addition to handling the establishment of telecom structures in Senegal, we regularly provide legal services to many domestic and foreign corporations operating in the Technology, Media [ampersand] Telecommunications sector. .

Real Estate, Property & Construction

The highest rate of construction in the sub-region is taking place along the Petit Côte of Senegal. Our branch based in Mbour has responded to the increasing number of hotels and real estate projects in the area by developing a strong real estate, property and construction practice. .


The mining sector is a major area of practice for us, given the strategic importance of natural resources in the African economy. We advise a range of mining operators in relation to exploration licences, regulatory compliance, government relations, risk mitigation and environmental approvals. .

Transport / Maritime & Aviation

The firm’s expertise in transport matters includes aviation and shipping, under the leadership of our Partner. .

Employment & Labour

Labour laws are unique to each jurisdiction, so foreign law firms who are advising international clients refer to us on matters of employment law within the region. We advise employers and employees on all aspects of the employment relationship, including contracts, wages, dismissals, cross-border employment, pensions and social security. .


Taxation issues affect all of our clients doing business in the region. We provide advice both on regulatory compliance to assist companies to maximize their tax position and also offer representation on contentious matters or disputes with the tax authorities. .

Human Rights

The firm advocates strongly on human rights issues by representing victims of human rights violations before the Senegalese and international courts. We also advise civil society clients on economic and social rights, such as communities'rights requiring protection in relation to the extractive industries. .

Public & Administrative Law

The efficiency of our services in public and administrative law is well appreciated and consists mainly in advising the Council Bodies, the embassies, the international governmental or non governmental organisations in relation with the legal aspects of their mandates. .

Non For Profit Organizations

We act as legal advisers of many charities and non- for profit organizations. Our commitment to offer them efficient and prompt services tailored to their needs explains why our firm is more and more appointed by charities .

Governance & Legal Reform

We recognize the importance of good governance, both in the administration of the country and also in internal corporate management. We assist clients to establish the right governance systems for their business in accordance with the legal requirements. .



Chambers & Partners is recognized as the leading independent reviewer of lawyers and law firms.  For 2016, GENI & KEBE has once again been ranked for its work in the mining, energy, banking & finance and transport sectors.
One source quoted by Chambers said “They are a very good firm with a very good reputation for business law.”


Legal rights and obligations when hiring domestic help in Senegal

15 March 2016 |This paper highlights key conditions in the labour law relating to household employees such as hosuekeepers, nannies, drivers and gardeners.


Understanding the consequences of bribery: An overview of the application of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in sub-Saharan Africa

GENI & KEBE is committed to combatting corruption.
The attached document provides an overview of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and what it means for investors in our region. Upload  document here

Elise Groulx Diggs of counsel with Geni-kebe talks about her career with women in foreignpolicy

Elise Groulx-Diggs is not afraid of standing up for what she believes in.  With a background in criminal law, she is now an international human rights law expert and advocate with experience working in the Americas, UK and Europe as well as Africa. She is instrumental in developing our new practice in Business and Human Rights. 


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