WHO WE ARE

  • STORK Avocats is a law firm specializing in supporting economic actors on the African continent.

  • Composed of lawyers recognized for their expertise in business law and their knowledge of Africa gained in the field, STORK Avocats offers a tailor-made service to decision-makers on the continent.

Our DNA :
excellence, innovation and adaptability

WHAT WE DO

Building on its partnerships with top lawyers across the continent and its extensive knowledge of African national and regional legal systems and regimes (ECOWAS, CEMAC, UEMOA, SADC and OHADA), STORK Avocats can intervene, without delay, on all types of cases at national, transnational or continental levels.

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Strategic support

STORK Avocats assists its clients—national and pan-African champions—in the definition and implementation of their growth strategies.

STORK Avocats assists its clients—European companies—in the definition and implementation of their penetration strategies of African economies.

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Complex operations

STORK Avocats assists its clients in the legal and contractual structuring of development projects, acquisition transactions and structured financing.

STORK Avocats‘ teams have a perfect knowledge of Africa’s economic landscape, and, as such, regularly intervene in the context of:

  • Private-private partnership projects with co-development, co-industrialization or transcontinental cross-participation.
  • South-South partnerships between partners addressing similar challenges and offering a valuable resource for the continent
  • Projects developed in the form of public-private partnerships, involving the public sector as much as necessary and the private sector as much as possible.
  • Fundraising coordination with regional and international donors.
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Sectoral reforms

STORK Avocats assists its clients – governments and state-owned companies – in the definition and implementation of strategic sectoral reforms.

STORK Avocats‘ lawyers have developed particular expertise in the following sectors:

Housing policy

State property

Economic sovereignty

Startups

Ecological transition

Industrialization

Lawyers who aggregate skills

KNOW-HOW

  • STORK Avocats‘ lawyers have developed know-how in managing complex projects requiring the aggregation of multiple skills from different disciplines.

  • STORK Avocats is at the heart of an ecosystem of consulting expertise (legal, technical, strategic and financial) allowing it to build and coordinate the intervention of a team of experts recognized for their leading competence on the continent.

SECTORS

STORK Avocats operates in growth-generating sectors for the continent:

Agriculture

Energy

Real estate

Infrastructure

Natural resources

Digital economy

Tourism

Public sector

OUR TEAM

Nicolas JEAN

Nicolas JEAN

Partner

Nicolas Jean, Officer of the Ivorian Order of Merit and former partner and member of Gide Loyrette Nouel’s executive committee, founded STORK Avocats in 2023. …

Perrine Delandre

Perrine DELANDRE

Counsel

Perrine Delandre joined STORK Avocats in 2023 after working for ten years at Gide Loyrette Nouel as an associate and later as counsel. She works in the infrastructure …

Constance Bennet

Constance BENNET

Associate

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2018, Constance Bennet joined STORK Avocats in 2023 after seven years of experience within the Projects (Finance & Infrastructure) …

Constance Bennet

Yasmin CHEBARO

Associate

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2022, Yasmin Chebaro joined STORK Avocats in 2023 after two years of experience within the Projects (Finance & Infrastructure) …

CONTACT

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