Geni & Kebe


47, Bd. De la République
Dakar 15023, Senegal
Postal address: PO Box 14392, Dakar, Senegal

+221 338 211 916

+221 338 426 275

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Mouhamed Kebe
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Quick facts:

Firm network: Affiliate offices in 15 countries to provide streamlined services in sub-Saharan Africa
Languages: English, French, Arabic, Spanish, regional African languages
Memberships: Fraudnet, the ICC’s network of asset recovery lawyers, IsFin, the leading network of Islamic finance experts

With a century-long history and a regional presence, GENI & KEBE has the capacity to serve effectively the needs of clients in a globalized world. Our lawyers have lived and worked internationally, so we appreciate the foreign perspective; but we are also home-grown, so we know the local business and government environments intimately. 

Our bilingual lawyers provide a full spectrum of commercial legal services throughout the region, with an emphasis on providing clear, commercially astute and timely advice.

  • M&A 
  • Project finance
  • Islamic finance
  • Project development 
  • Banking
  • Financial restructuring
  • Structured finance/securitisation

Mouhamed Kebe
Managing Partner

  • Advised Goldman Sachs on foreign exchange non-deliverables in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Equitorial Guinea, Gabon and Congo;
  • Acted for Coca Cola in the acquisition of permits and assets of Société Industrielle Agro-Alimentaire.
  • Advised Compagnie Agricole de St Louis on the legal aspects of its loan from the African Delopment Bank and the European Investment Bank for a €31,4 million rice production project;
  • Advised the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sectoron the extension of global lines of credit (Islamic finance) to banks or leasing companies operating in Chad, Cameroon and Gabon.

  • Banking
  • Financial services 
  • Oil and gas 
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Transport
  • Shipping
  • Aviation 
  • Healthcare
  • Natural resources
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Real estate

Working with affiliate offices in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Togo.

Key contacts

Mouhamed Kebe

Quick facts

GENI & KEBE is Senegal’s oldest and largest law firm, with affiliate offices in 14 sub-Saharan countries. Our internationally experienced team advise on major projects in the region.

Energy and Infrastructure practice overview

Energy and Infrastructure are growth areas for Africa. We advise on traditional and renewable energy projects, mining interests, private-public partnerships, transport and infrastructure projects.

Sector expertise

  • Energy 
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas 
  • Social infrastructure 
  • Transport

Recent matters advised on

  • Representing Jindal Power in the $900 million, 350 MW power plant deal - Senegal’s largest ever energy project;
  • Acting for Summa on the Operation and Management Agreement for Senegal’s new international airport;
  • Advising Cairn Energy on Senegal’s first off-shore oil discovery;
  • Representing American Capital, lenders in a wind farm operation in Taiba Ndiaye;
  • Advising Kosmos Energy on their significant gas discovery along the Senegalese /Mauritanian coast;
  • Representing Toro Gold on the Mako Project joint venture.

Other offices

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Togo