VIRTUS is a leading full service business and corporate law firm with its head office in Abidjan, Côte dIvoire. We embrace our local and international knowledge to complete our clients’ transactions and enable them to achieve their objectives. Our extended network of correspondent with regional law firms throughout the african continent, Europe and Asia complement our ability to provide effective and cost efficient local and global services.
The Firm is a multi-partner law practice with diverse expertise at the partner level and originates from the gathering of four of the most experienced law firms from the Ivory Coast bar, the partners having more than 30 years of seniority. The Firm established its reputation by acquiring unrivalled knowledge of its clients’ business sectors, as well as strong and long-standing contacts throughout the commercial, financial and industrial sectors.
VIRTUS has established a reputation for providing cutting-edge legal advice using best practice techniques and solutions to meet our client’s demands. Our lawyers are organized into dedicated practice groups, which enable us to offer a full complement of legal services from our offices, which are strategically located in the commercial capital, Abidjan, which is also the sea of the OHADA Court of justice and arbitration and the economic, financial and industrial capital of the whole West african monetary union as well as one of the most important megapole of both Economic Community of west african states (Ecowas).
Over the years, VIRTUS has acquired a unique expertise and experience from within the public and private sectors of the local and regional Economy and have represented public and private interests in diverse commercial, industrial, financial and investments undertakings in the following areas among others:
- Banking, Finance and Investments
- Infrastructures, real estate and land developments
- Intellectual and industrial property matters, competition law issues
- Corporate, merging, acquisitions
- Commercial law
- Transport, Maritime and admiralty laws
- Mining, Oil, gas and Energy
- Labour law
- Litigation, arbitration