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Khaled Abou El Houda

Khaled Abou El Houda

Houda Law Firm66 Boulevard de la RepubliqueSeydou Nourou Tall building1st FloorDakarSenegalBP 11 417

Global Leader

Mining 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Khaled Abou El Houda is a highly skilled mining lawyer who stands out thanks to his sterling advice to clients on the development of mining operations in Senegal.


Khaled Abou El Houda is an attorney-at-law and managing partner of Houda Law Firm based in the Senegalese capital of Dakar with a second office recently opened in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. He is registered with the Bars Association of Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire and an honorary member of the Senegal Mining Chamber. He is also general secretary of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (ICM) Senegal and general secretary of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in Senegal.

Houda holds a master's degree in business law from Aix-Marseille University (France) and a master's degree in banking and finance business law from Cheikh Anta Diop University (Senegal). As a mediator and conciliator in OHADA (Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa) law, he is a chartered arbitrator at the OHADA Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (CCJA) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and the Centre of Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation (CAMC) in Dakar, Senegal. He is a registered member of the Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Centre  (CIMAC) and also a member of the African Business Law Firms Association.

Houda is an outstanding practitioner in business law and has developed proven strengths and qualifications in banking, restructuration, major infrastructure financing and energy projects. He has been involved in the establishment of numerous mining, oil and gas projects in Senegal and internationally.

Due to his linguistic (fluent in French, English, Arabic and Wolof) and multicultural aptitudes, Houda has worked with clients from Africa, Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.

Alternative address:

Côte d’Ivoire
Rue du Commerce
Nabil Residence, Plateau
1st Floor, Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire
BP : 2778
Tel : +225 20 24 83 87
Fax : +225 20 24 43 86

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