Guinea

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate
Thiam & Associes

Thiam & Associes is a full-service law firm with an office in Conakry, Guinea.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The firm is active in all areas of corporate law and project development, advising all sides of the table on multi-million transactions. It’s particularly active in project development and corporate and M&A.

Its corporate and M&A includes the full range of transactions, from shareholders agreements and various corporate issues to M&A transactions in various industries.

In project development the firm advises on projects in energy, oil and gas, transport and, most notably, in mining.


Key clients

Among its clients are Facebook, Google, World Bank, IFC, DFC, Rio Tinto Group, Ivanhoe Group, AIG, Chinalco, Chalco, Cosco, Tianchi Resources, FMG, Nissan, CSTC, Africa50 International, TBEA Group, Coca Cola Group, Samsung, Panasonic Evershelds, Aéroports De Paris, Colas, Accenture, ZTE, CRCC and CSTC.


Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Project development: Energy                           

"Very knowledgeable on all legal issues related to the agreements that we have signed/to be signed in Guinea."

 

M&A               

"The firm is very responsive, usually reacting within hours. The advice is very pragmatic, while providing sufficient background for internal decision-making processes. Also, nearly all lawyers are fluent in English and provide services in full compliance with international standards and best practices."

Sylla & Partners

Sylla & Partners is a full-service law firm with an office in Conakry, Guinea.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The firm provides advice and assistance in all areas of corporate law and project development, assisting all sides at the table.                        

It’s active in various industries, including mining, energy, telecommunications and infrastructure.


Key clients

Among its clients are Government of Guinea, Agence Nationale d’Aménagement des Infrastructures Minières, Société Guinéenne de Gestion de Backbone, Société de Gestion de Kaleta, Infinity Energy, Dynamic Mining, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG, Alvarez & Marsal, FTI Consulting, Raymond Chabot and Richter Advisory.