Name: Barthélémy Kéré
Firm Name: Cabinet KERE
Jurisdiction: Burkina Faso
Practice Area: Investment Law

Telephone: +226 50 36 69 37
Fax: +226 50 36 69 37

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Barthélémy Kéré as our exclusively recommended Investment Law expert in Burkina Faso. If you wish to get in touch with Barthélémy please use the contact information provided above.

In June 2012, he was appointed Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris, for the period from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2015.

Maître Barthélemy KERE writes and expresses himself well in French and English.

  • Former Bâtonnier
  • Grand Officer of the National Order
  • Lawyer at the bar of Burkina Faso
  • Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor of France Knight in the Order of Saint Gregory of the Vatican State

Experiences and professional background

Maître Barthélémy KERE is the founder of the law firm that bears his name since January 1993.

In 2003, he was elected President of the Burkina Faso Bar Association for a three-year term. Under his mandate, the Autonomous Fund for Pecuniary Settlements of Lawyers (CARPA) was created as a fundamental institution of transparency in the management of client funds held by Lawyers.

In 2006, he was appointed as a Member of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) of Burkina Faso under the Catholic Community; On August 1, 2011 he was elected President of this Institution. In the logic of his participation as a member, he activates reforms to make even more credible the CENI, the Ad ‘hoc Organ of Election Management: he courageously takes the initiative for the establishment of the initial biometric electoral file of Burkina Faso.

Maître Barthélemy KERE has carried out missions abroad for the observation of elections and for exchanges of experience in the field of electoral management; he took part in meetings organized among others by ECOWAS, La Francophonie and the World Association of Election Management Bodies (A-WEB).

Education & Court Admissions

Maître Barthélemy KERE is a graduate in Criminal Sciences from the University of Bordeaux (France). He has been an Arbitrator at the Center for Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation of Ouagadougou (CAMC-O) since 2008. As such, he has handled and rendered various awards in the cases entrusted to him by the Center in 2009 and 2011 .

Firm Description:

Cabinet KERE was created in 1992 by Maître Barthélemy KERE, former President of the Order of Lawyers of Burkina Faso, Grand Officer of the National Order and Knight in the Order of the Legion of Honor of France.

It is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (West Africa).

It has lawyers and jurists, all of whom have expertise in several areas of law and who are supported by a dedicated and competent administrative support team.

Recognized nationally and internationally for the excellence of his services in business law, he is considered one of the Burkinabé leaders in mining law, commercial law, insurance law, business financing and social law. and telecommunications law.

The firm’s lawyers frequently work together on large files and important litigations, and collaborate regularly with eminent American, Canadian and European law firms on cross-border transactions.

The firm’s lawyers frequently work together on large-scale files and important disputes; they regularly collaborate with prominent American, Canadian and European law firms on international and cross-border transactions.