29 July 20202 minute read

Three partners recognised in Jeune Afrique's Top 100 lawyers in Francophone Africa

DLA Piper is delighted to announce that Litigation & Regulatory partners Michael Ostrove and Alexander Brabant and Finance, Projects and Restructuring partner Eric Villateau, have again been nominated in Jeune Afrique’s top 100 lawyers in Francophone Africa 2020. It is the fourth consecutive year that the firm’s partners have been recognised in the ranking.

Paris-based Michael Ostrove, Global Head of International Arbitration, is ranked for the fourth consecutive time. Paris-based Partners Eric Villateau and Alexander Brabant, Head of International Arbitration in Africa and Co-Managing Partner of the Paris office, are ranked for the third time.

In addition, Dakar-based Boubacar Diakité, senior associate at DLA Piper Africa, Senegal (Geni & Kebe) is ranked for the first time.

Jeune Afrique is a French-language pan-African weekly news magazine and is the most widely read pan-African magazine. The publication focuses on African political, economic, social and cultural news. The Jeune Afrique Media Group organises the well-known Africa CEO Forum and also publishes the English-language The Africa Report magazine.