Legal Assistance

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List of Beninese Lawyers

Name Address Office location Specialization English proficiency
1. Maître Saidou Agbantou Tel:(229) 21314969Cell:(229) 959688886426835396929898 Fax: (229) 21315597
01 B.P. 1950 Cotonou
In the residential zone lot 551Parcel D in front of GIZ, cotonou Commercial affairs International Arbitration Written and spoken: fluently
2. Maître Serge Pognon  Cabinet SCPA Pognon et Dechenou,
B.P. 2046 Cotonou
Tel:  (229) 21327945
Fax: (229) 21327946
Cell : (229) 90945579/66224040
In maro-militaire  in the builing of dentist “BOHOIM” on the left roadside from arts’ center to st. Michel church No specialization Written and spoken: fluently
3. Maître Rafikou Alabi  03B.P 2335 Cotonou
Tel/Fax: (229) 21314696
Cell : (229) 95960020
Close to the drugstore “pharmacie les cheminots” in zongo neighborhood  No specialization Written and spoken: fluently
4. Maître Lambert Yêkpê  01 B.P. 272 Cotonou
Tel:  (229) 21313629
Cell: (229) 95055258 
In guinkomè, street of “roi dakodonou” carré no 48, cotonou Social and commercials matters banking ,insurance and family issues Written and spoken: fluently
5. Maître Léopold Olory-Togbé  01 B.P. 2202 CotonouTel: (229) 21307414
Fax : (229) 21300661
Cell: (229) 95951023
(+229) 95 95 10 23
(+229) 96 00 17 37
 In patte-d’oie in the same street as 40 houses Commercial and maritime affairs drafting and management of contracts monitoring and auditing of public procurements Written and spoken: fluently
6. Maître Gracia Noutais-Holo Cabinet Maître Gracia Noutais-Holo
01 B.P. 70 Cotonou
Tel: (229) 21302300
Cell: 229)90045554 / 95010997 / 96803232 / 90908423
 C/ 942 gbegamey 24th street at the right after “pharmacie la paix  Private law (commercial, social, criminal, OHADA affairs Written and spoken: fluently
7. Cristel Akofa Gomez  P.O. Box 08 – 0598 Tri Postal
Tel & Fax : Office: (229)21315189
Cell: (229) 97693730/95951399
 Lot 382 Dédokpo, St Michel  Building “sallaum lines” Business and labor law legal counseling and assistance to entities; counseling for legal and administrative procedures etc…·* Written and spoken: good
 8. Maître Charles Badou (229) 21326933
Fax : 21326932
 C/1108 Parcelle “P” lot 1108 Wologuèdè, Cotonou – 3rd road at the left after the « city council » of Cotonou Business law, Criminal law, Maritime law, Hydrocarbon law Written and spoken: good
 9. Maître Marie Elise GBEDO Cabinet Marie-Elise Gbedo
08 BP 947 Cotonou, Benin
(229) 21307790(229) 95951022  
 In front of the Medical Center of «  St Jean » Civil and commercial law questions related to human rights in particular questions concerning the property rights of women Undersands but cannot speak


Last Updated on Januray 2017