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Jeanne Diagne


CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
2 rue Ancelle
92522 Neuilly-sur-Seine
Languages French, English

Jeanne specialises in business law with a focus on corporate law, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring operations in sub-Saharan Africa.

Her clients are companies from various industries, including banking, insurance, agribusiness, telecommunications, media and technology.

In particular, Jeanne supported several French and Pan-African banks and investment funds to strengthen and secure their growth in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of those activities, Jeanne intervened in restructuring operations, governance design, companies set up, in particular in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso.

Based on those experiences, Jeanne developed a good practice of Ohada law combined with a deep knowledge of the local cultural background.

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  • Qualified as a French Lawyer (CAPA), Paris (2017)
  • Master degree (Level 2) on Business Law, University Lyon III Jean Moulin (2013-2014)
  • Master degree (Level 1) on Business Law, University Lille II Droit et Santé (2012-2013)
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  • Hauts de Seine Bar Association
  • African Business Lawyers Club Association (ABLC)
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