Kafui & Partners West Africa is a network of dedicated professionals from independent firms throughout West Africa collaborating to provide legal, tax, audit, compliance, advisory and related services to local and international clients.
We regard deep understanding of the local culture and ethical business practices as essential to successfully meet our clients’ needs.
The team has a solid experience in both dispute resolution and advisory services. Our lawyers and experts have advised private and public sector clients on asset recovery, debt collection, commercial matters, public-private partnerships, project finance and cross-border transactions.
People & Places
Regional Corporate & Tax Expert
Managing Partner of Kafui & Partners Consulting
Idayath OLORY-TOGBE is a chartered accountant and heads the network's tax and corporate activities across the West African region. She holds Master's degrees in tax, accounting and finance. She has advised numerous clients on company incorporation as well as private equity, M&A and restructuring deals.
Thierno K. OLORY-TOGBE
Partner in Benin
Thierno Kafui OLORY-TOGBE is a member of the Benin Bar, practicing in partnership with Leopold OLORY-TOGBE and Renaud V. AGBODJO (OTL RAV KAFUI). He has a strong experience in complex commercial dispute resolution, debt recovery and management, procurement, Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), project finance and cross-border transactions. Thierno holds Master's degrees in law and finance as well as an Executive Certificate in Economic Development from Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Partner in Burkina Faso
Christophe BIRBA is a member of the Burkina Faso Bar. He represents corporate clients on various business law related matters. Christophe holds Master's degrees in law.
Partner in Cote d'Ivoire
Arthur MADY is a member of the Cote d'Ivoire Bar. He holds postgraduate degrees in Business Law. He assists corporate clients on Ivorian and OHADA laws related matters and complex commercial transactions.
Partner in Mali
Mohamed DIALLO is a member of the Mali Bar and Managing Partner of Sentinelle Law Firm. He holds a postgraduate diploma in Business Law and Taxation from Cheick Anta DIOP University of Dakar. Mohamed DIALLO's practice is dedicated to advising corporate clients on commercial transactions.
Aïchatou GARBA M.
Partner in Niger
Aïchatou GARBA MAHAMANE is a member of the Niger Bar. She holds Master's degrees in Business Law and has considerable experience in providing support to international clients in various areas including debt recovery, employment issues, as well as financing transactions and reorganisations.
Partner in Nigeria
Olutola OLUDIMU-ADEYEMI is the Managing Partner of Etoile Partners and admited to the Nigerian Bar and holds masters degrees in Law majoring in Secured Credit Transactions, International Law and Oil & Gas Law. Her experience spans across both private legal practice and in-house corporate legal services with fluency in both French and English languages.
Partner in Senegal
Mohamed FALL is a member of the Senegal Bar. He holds postgraduate degrees in Business Law and Taxation. His practices focuses on advising corporate clients on OHADA law related matters and complex tax issues.
Partner in Togo
Georges BOUAKA is the Managing Partner of SCPA AGBOYIBO et Associés and a member of the Togo Bar. He holds a master's degree in law. Georges BOUAKA advises clients on business setup, local administrative registration and related corporate services.