Mouhamed Kebe is the Managing Partner at GENI & KEBE, a Pan African law firm member of DLA Piper Africa, with offices in Dakar, Senegal and Abidjan, Côte D'Ivoire, and a leading African attorney. He practices in the 17 member states of OHADA and is an arbitrator with the OHADA Court of Arbitration. Mouhamed regularly advises on cross border transactions in these jurisdictions.
He is graduated from the University of Dakar Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal; he holds as well a LLM, with merit, from the University of Essex, UK, and a Certificate in Investment Arbitration from the Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to being a member of both the Senegalese and Ivorian Bars, he is also a member of the Law Society of England and Wales (International Division).
Mouhamed recently served as Counsel to Senegal, representing the country in two major international investment arbitration claims before the ICSID, and before the CCJA-OHADA Arbitration Court.
He has also acted as arbitrator or counsel in many institutional arbitrations including CCJA-OHADA, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL-PCA.
Mouhamed advises IGOs, States and investors in their projects, particularly in the African continent.
- The Republic of Mauritania to adopt a new commercial Code
- The Republic of Chad to adopt new Energy legislation
- The Republic of Senegal to adopt a new PPP Code
- The Republic of Burkina Faso on mining legislation
- The West Africa Monetary and Economic Union, on Telecommunications Regulations
- The Consortium Woodside-FAR Ltd.-Cairn Energy to sign a HSA with Senegal further to the discovery of oil reserves in this country.
Mouhamed has been named by Jeune Afrique as one of the top 50 business lawyers in Francophone Africa; has been designated a Leading lawyer in IFLR1000; and is named in the Who's Who of Legal Mining. He is also ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Global. He is a chartered arbitrator of the OHADA Court of Arbitration. He is a member of the ICC's International Court of Arbitration, and a member of the Committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration.