Project Description


in association with

In order to better serve its clients, SRDB has concluded in 2016 a cooperation agreement with VIRTUS Law Firm in Abidjan.

SRDB’s special correspondent within VIRTUS is Mr. Leon Folquet, an attorney at the Ivory Coast Bar.

The firm consists of 4 attorneys and 20 lawyers and employees.

It is located: 20-22 Boulevard Clozel, Building Acacias, Abidjan.

Leon has been a member of the Ivory Coast Bar Association since 1988. He is currently a member of the Bar Council.

Leon acts also as an arbitrator at the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (“CCJA”) and the Court of Arbitration of Côte d’Ivoire (“CACI”).

VIRTUS is an Ivorian law firm specializing in business law and transport law.

It has a broad expertise in companies creation, negotiation and drafting of contracts, maritime law, litigation and arbitration, seizure of ships, air law and generally Community law (OHADA, UEMOA, ECOWAS, CEMAC, etc.).

SRDB and VIRTUS offer to their clients, legal assistance in Ivory Coast in the following areas:

– Banking, Finance and Investments;
– Infrastructures;
– Real estate and land developments;
– Intellectual and industrial property;
– Competition law;
– Mergers & acquisitions;
– Maritime and air transport, facilitation of land transport;
– Oil, mines, gas and energy;
– Taxation;
– Labor law;
– Litigation, arbitration.