Aceris Law’s Burkina Faso Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Burkina Faso, i.e., where Burkinabe law applies, a contract is executed in Burkina Faso, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Burkina Faso, or the Burkinabe State or a Burkinabe State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned West Africa.
We can meet clients directly in Ouagadougou, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference. Our Burkina Faso Arbitration Lawyers Desk also has access to Burkinabe jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking French and English. William Kirtley, the founder of Aceris Law is American and French national, admitted at the New York Bar and Washington Bar and a former member of Paris Bar, with fifteen years of experience in international arbitration. He lived in Francophone West Africa for 2 1/2 years prior to becoming a lawyer, working on development projects, and he knows the region well. Zuzana Vysudilova of Aceris Law is Slovak, registered at the Paris Bar and speaks English, French, Czech and Slovak fluently. Dr. Marie-Camille Pitton is internationally educated French arbitration special counsel at Aceris Law, registered as an attorney in New York and is registered at the Versailles Bar with over a decade of experience in international arbitration.
Our Burkina Faso Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to domestic Burkinabe lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Burkina Faso.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving West Africa. For example, Aceris Law’s Burkina Faso Arbitration Lawyers Desk represented a company in an ICC emergency arbitrator proceedings and construction arbitration against a contractor from West Africa. Our lawyers also represented a West African company in an ad hoc arbitration under OHADA law against a large French company, have served in multiple legal disputes in the construction industry involving West Africa and have provided legal advice concerning investment disputes in neighbouring States, inter alia.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Burkina Faso, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Burkina Faso are handled efficiently and cost-effectively, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills.
To learn more about Aceris’ Burkina Faso Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.