Lawyers

Ika Raymond Any-Gbayere
Euphrasie TIACOH
Regis NOGBOU
Stephane Dakoury
Emmanuella ZORO
Neola KOUASSI
Noel G. ADJA
Marie-Claude KOFFI
Bruno Gaillard

Ika Raymond Any-Gbayere
Managing Partner

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire

Mob    : +225 09 606 008
Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Ika Raymond main concentration is corporate transactions in a variety of business sectors and mainly in finance, oil and gas, mining, aviation and telecommunication.

With 22 years of experience Mr. Any-Gbayere has extensive practice in legal advisory and arbitration in the West Africa region. Recent works involve representing client like Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Ophir Energy and African Petroleum on PSC and JOA negotiation, Afrimax-Vodafon and Techmahindra in business acquisitions deals, Anglo Gold Ashanti and CAT for mining finance deal, Rabobank and India Exim bank in a project finance transaction, Commerzbank for securities regulations, Societe Generale, BNP, ADM for an employee’s share plan scheme.

Ika Raymond is cited as one of the Ivory coast leading corporate lawyer in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

Ika Raymond graduated from the University of California at Berkeley (USA) and from the University of Queen Marry in London (UK) where he received respectively a JSD and an LL.M degree and a PgDip in International Commercial Arbitration. He also holds a post graduate degree in Business law from the University of Abidjan in Cote d'Ivoire and a Certificate in English law from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He received his first law degree from the Universite Francois Rabelais de Tours in France.

Ika Raymond is currently member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of London and lecturer at the University of Abidjan in Ivory Coast.

Euphrasie TIACOH
Senior Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Mob    : +225 07 861 020
Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Euphrasie obtained her master of laws (1992) and her post-graduate degree in Corporate and Commercial Law (DESS) in 1998 from the University of Abidjan.

With 18 years of experience with Unilever Cote d’Ivoire, as Legal Assistant, then West Africa Legal Counsel and Company Secretary during 6 years. As West Africa Legal Counsel, she was responsible for all legal matters affecting Unilever businesses in the West Africa region.

Euphrasie specialized in competition law, intellectual property, IP transactions, labor law, corporate law and company secretary.

Regis NOGBOU
Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire

Mob    : +225 09 606 007
Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Regis graduated from the University of Nancy 2, France in 2006 where he received a Master in Private International Law and a Master in Finance in 2009.

Regis started his career in Europe with CMS De Backer a law firm based in Luxembourg and joined AnyRay & Partners in 2016 as Senior Associate after a work experience in the telecommunication sector.

Regis specialized in corporate law, finance, tax, mining and telecommunication.

Languages: English and French

Stephane Dakoury
Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Education:

  • University of California at Davis (LL.M., 2004)
  • University of Paris II (LL.B., 1998; Master of Laws, 1999)

Practice Focus:

  • Tax Law
  • Energy Law

Membership: National Chamber of Legal Advisors

Languages: English and French

Emmanuella ZORO
Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Emmanuella successively got her Licence & Master in Private Law from a local private University in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire.

She joined AnyRay & Partners in 2013 and main concentration is Corporate Law, Labour Law, Tax, Oil & Gas and Competition Law.


Languages: English, French

Neola KOUASSI
Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Neola is a pure local Jewel, undoubtefully a high flyers among her peers.

Neola passed his bachelor and master of Laws with high honour distinction.

She joined AnyRay & Partners in 2016.

Practice Focus:

Neola specialized in Corporate Law and tax

Languages: English and French

Noel G. ADJA
Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Multilingual banking consultant (HALIFAX, LLOYDS BANK) with Master’s degrees, Noel has proven experience in financial services, business analysis and legal affairs.

Education:

  • University of Bedfordshire, England (LL.M., International Business Law, 2016)
  • University of Bedfordshire, England (MSc, International Business Law & Management, 2013)
  • Catholic University of West Africa (Master of Law, 2010)

Practice Focus:

  • Corporate Law
  • Intellectual property
  • Labor Law
  • Arbitration

Languages: English and French

Marie-Claude KOFFI
Associate

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Marie-Claude Koffi-DIHYE showed in the last 3 years extensive knowledge and leadership in financial transactions and regulations.

She worked on project finance deals (backed by complex guarantees), credit insurance in the field of Import-Export, mining, banking and micro-finance.
She assisted clients like SACE (Italian Credit Insurance Institution for Export), the Bank of America, GE Capital...

Marie-Claude graduated from the Catholic University of Abidjan in Ivory Coast, the Universities of Vannes and Le Havre in France where she respectively reveived a Bachelor and two Master degrees in Law.

Practice Focus:

  • Project finance
  • Banking and financial regulation
  • Labor law
  • Competition law
  • Intellectual property
  • Telecommunications
  • Aviation

Languages: English and French

Bruno Gaillard
Of Counsel

PoBox: 06, rue Cannas sur Jasmins, Cocody, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire


Phone : +225 22 444 524
Fax     : +225 22 449 120

Education:

  • Ecole Nationale des Impots de Paris (1994)
  • University of Tours (Post-graduate degree in European Business Law, 1993)
  • University of Tours (Master of Laws, 1992)

Practice Focus:

  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Finance
  • Tax instroctor

Languages: English and French