Corporate Law

Houda Law Firm provides its clients with qualitative advice and support thanks to its comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by companies in the OHADA area and in particular in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.

Our lawyers are experts in strategy and social and tax optimisation.

We can advise you on the choice of the most appropriate corporate form for your business project and your situation (type of activity envisaged, size of the structure, number of partners, social responsibilities, tax impacts, etc.).

Houda Law Firm provides you with its know-how on the tax and social implications of the choice of legal status (distribution of profits, remuneration and social and tax regime of the manager, etc.). We assist clients at every stage of their company’s life, taking into account legislative and jurisprudential developments in order to offer them an up-to-date and qualitative service.

We regularly intervene in the following areas :

  • Company formation and tax optimisation;
  • Completion of registration formalities with the trade register and the tax authorities of Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire;
  • Drafting of legal documents related to corporate affairs (articles of association, shareholders’ agreement, transfer of shares, minutes of general meetings, etc.);
  • Dissolution and delisting of companies.

In the event of litigation, our litigation department will provide you with assistance on all corporate law issues (conflicts between partners, appointment of an expert and follow-up), appointment of an ad hoc representative, etc.


Corporate law transactions are an important step in the growth strategy of companies.

We provide clients with our know-how in the following operations:

  • Restructuring (mergers, de-mergers), partial contributions of assets, universal transfer of assets, etc.),
  • Equity investments (private equity, venture capital),
  • Sale or acquisition of shares, and, or assets.

Our lawyers assist you at every stage of these transactions, from legal due diligence to commercial negotiations and the formalisation of the contractual framework.

Our clients particularly appreciate our practical approach, which enables us to provide them with innovative legal assistance tailored to their needs, in accordance with national and EU laws and regulations.

Our practice covers all sectors (finance, services, industry, energy, etc.) and all types of transactions.