Thiam & Associés is an independent business law firm based in Conakry (Republic of Guinea), providing business law expertise to local and international clients. The firm provides legal advice to its Guinean, African and international clients, and assists them in all matters of dispute resolution.
Thiam & Associés was founded by African lawyers sharing a common passion for business law and Africa, who previously gained expertise in some of the most prestigious international law firms (such as Dechert LLP, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Linklaters LLP, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP).
The founders of the firm are strongly convinced that as a structural element, Law will contribute to the development of the African continent that is in full mutation. To this end, it is essential to cultivate a certain number of values (amongst which are trust, rigor, ethics and excellence in the service provided) since the clients are entitled to receive the best service from their legal counsel.
The firm has been distinguished by the prestigious legal guide Chambers & Partners for whom « Baba Hady Thiam, of Thiam & Associés, knows well the mining sector issues, dessert international clients and quickly became an important player in the market of business », and by the periodical Jeune Afrique which ranked Baba Hady Thiam 27th in its Best Francophone Africa lawyers list for the year 2017, emphasizing his expertise and his activity in the mining and electricity sectors and in mergers and acquisitions”.