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Legal 500 recognizes Geni & Kebe

Geni & Kebe, a member of the DLA Piper Africa group, has been recognized once again as a Tier 1 leading law firm by the Legal 500. The Legal 500 praises Geni & Kebe’s full-service legal capacities, including the firm’s cross-border transactional acumen as well as its expertise in energy and mining. With over 33 years of experience, the Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. The rankings highlight firms and individuals who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. 

In addition to the firm wide honor, Geni & Kebe received numerous individual recognitions. Managing Partner Mouhamed Kebe was recognized as a Leading Individual. According to the rankings, leading individuals are defined, in part, as “true market leaders, with long-established reputations in their sector.” Kebe possess over 30 years of experience in the field of commercial arbitration, investment arbitration, and domestic litigation in Africa. He acts for states and their entities, as well as for corporate clients in all types of disputes, focusing on energy and natural resources, infrastructure, telecommunications, banking and finance. 

Partner Mohamed Abdallah Dieng was recognized as a Next Generation Partner, which are lawyers who, among other credentials, possess significant recognition from clients and peers in the market, and recently lead roles on multiple matters. Abdallah is a skilled litigator, with years of experience in handling complex legal disputes arising from business relationships. He represents and advises clients on a variety of matters, including OHADA law, employment law and mining law.

Senior Associates and Team Leaders, Mame Ngone Sow and Boubacar Diakité, were recognized as Rising Stars. Rising Starts are viewed as associates that, among other credentials, frequently appear in significant matters and are widely cited as having made major contributions to practices. Sow oversees complex legal due diligence and regulatory compliance. Diakité supports our clients with all corporate, merger, acquisition, and joint venture matters.

Finally, Legal 500 provided a list of recommended lawyers. This list includes Kebe, Dieng, Sow, Diakité as well as Aissatou NDONG, Soraya Imani and Yankhoba Ndiaye. These are individuals mentioned key listings such as firm write-ups and client testimonials, according to the rankings.