Khaled Abou El Houda
Name: Khaled Abou El Houda
Firm Name: Houda and Partners
Jurisdiction: Senegal
Practice Area: Oil & Gas Law

Professional Biography:

Houda and Partners is a leading Senegalese Law firm focusing on mining, oil and gas, energy, new technologies, industry, banking and finance.

This firm was founded by Mohamed Salim Kanjo in 1977 and Khaled Abou El Houda is the current manager.

The firm has a total staff of 22 employees – half of these highly qualified lawyers.

The firm also represents and assists local and foreign clients composed of international corporations, investment funds and credit brokers.

Khaled Abou El Houda is a member of the Senegalese Bar Association and the general secretary of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (Senegalese chapter).

Khaled Abou El Houda is an honorary member of the Mining Chamber of Senegal regarding its expertise and recognition in this sector.

Khaled Houda has extensive experience on the establishment of foreign companies in Senegal, their counsel and legal assistance.

Khaled Houda holds a master’s degree in business law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Provence Aix-Marseille in France.

He also holds a diploma of specialised higher studies in business law (banking and finance).

Moreover, he graduated from the Centre for Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation in Dakar as a mediator and conciliator in OHADA business law.

Khaled Abou El Houda is an international arbitrator at the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration in Ivory Coast, common to the 17 states members of OHADA.