Name: Régis Bonkoungou
Firm Name: SARI CONSEILS | Société d'Avocats
Jurisdiction: Burkina Faso
Practice Area: Commercial Law

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Régis Bonkoungou as our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Burkina Faso. If you wish to get in touch with Régis, please use the contact information provided above.

Régis has extensive experience in business law and more particularly in OHADA law.

He worked for several years at the SCP d’avocats TOU & SOME, a business law firm, in which he assisted major national and multinational companies in the structuring and securing of their investments in Burkina. Faso.

He has developed particular expertise in the field of mining, energy and hydrocarbons, as well as in financial issues and restructuring operations.

He also practices business litigation before the courts of Burkina Faso.

Practice Areas

  • Mining
  • Energy & Hydrocarbons Investments
  • Restructuring & Mergers-Acquisitions
  • Banking and financial law
  • Business litigation


  • Master 2 in Business Law, African Institute for Professionalization in Management
  • Master 2 in International Law of Fundamental Rights, University of Nantes
  • Master in Cyberspace Law, Gaston Berger University of Senegal
  • Master’s degree in Business Law, University of Ouagadougou
  • Certificate of aptitude for the profession of lawyer, Burkina Faso


  • French
  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • International Union of Lawyers

Firm Overview:

Founded by Maître Bertin Kiénou, Maître Stéphane MI Ouédraogo and Maître Régis EW Bonkoungou, Sari Conseils is an independent business law firm with an international vocation based in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

Sari Conseils offers a clientele made up of companies and individuals high-level expertise in the field of business law and corporate taxation, both in terms of advice and litigation.

Backed by the recognized expertise of its lawyers, the firm provides optimal legal solutions to secure the activities, operations and interests of a demanding clientele.

Sari Conseils forms, around its associates, a dynamic team of about ten collaborators, which puts its skills in synergy to bring a strong added value to its customers.

The firm develops significant expertise in international matters. He regularly accompanies multinational companies in the context of transnational operations. It relies internationally on its network of foreign correspondents.

The firm works fluently in French and English.


Sari Conseils provides companies and individuals with recognized skills in business law and taxation, mainly in the following areas.

  • Mining law
  • Foreign investments
  • Project financing
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Restructurings
  • Corporate law
  • Business Taxation
  • International taxation
  • Banking and finance law
  • Social right
  • Debt recovery
  • Seizures & executions
  • Criminal law of business affairs
  • Business litigation
  • Arbitration & Mediation


Sari Conseils assists companies and individuals in the creation and development of their economic activities in a wide variety of fields. The firm is particularly active in the following business sectors, grouped into divisions:

  • Mining & Energy
  • Infrastructure & Transportation
  • Telecommunications & technologies
  • Trade & Distribution
  • Bank-Finance-Insurance
  • Industries & services


Sari Conseils is rooted in cardinal values ​​oriented towards optimal customer satisfaction. These values ​​shared by all members of the firm are set out below:


Availability is a key value for the firm. The lawyers and collaborators of the firm are accessible and constantly listening to the client. They are fully involved in the processing of each case and interact regularly with the client throughout the follow-up of his file.


Responsiveness is a daily requirement of all members of the firm. The firm reacts promptly to requests from the client, always taking into account the time constraints and requirements of the client. He responds promptly to all verbal or written requests submitted to him.


The efficiency of legal services is the purpose of the firm. The firm relies on the specialized and multidisciplinary approaches of its members as well as teamwork to provide the best legal solutions. For each intervention, the team in charge of the case precisely analyzes the client’s situation, the client’s issues and constraints. He then apprehends the legal issues raised in all their dimensions in order to propose appropriate, complete, effective and optimal legal solutions.


The firm attaches great importance to transparency in its relationship with the client. The firm regularly reports to the client on the progress of his file. He communicates to the client the solutions envisaged, the results obtained as well as the difficulties encountered. The fees are determined in full clarity and are the subject of an engagement letter or a fee agreement.