HBE Avocats offers its clients, both in France and internationally, excellent and tailor-made support in the main areas of business law.

  • Arbitration and Litigation

    Our firm provides advice and supports the drafting of complex arbitration clauses (i.e. multi-party, multi-contractual arbitration, etc). We assist our clients in the pre-litigation phase of dispute settlement. HBE Avocats supports a clientele of private individuals, companies and States in the settlement of their disputes in commercial and civil matters and represent them before the State Courts and arbitration Tribunals.  

  • Business Law

    Our expertise covers all operations relevant to commercial companies. We offer our clients tailored support from the very beginning of their operations:  prerequisites to incorporation- incorporation; registration and legal follow-up; development of the company (i.e. organisation of board meetings and ordinary or extraordinary general meetings, approval of accounts, appointment or dismissal of directors,  increase or reduction of capital); and the restructuring and privatisation operations.

  • Foreign Investment Law

    Our experience and cultural openness enable us to advise and assist our foreign clients in their distribution, partnership, or establishment operations in France or Africa.  

  • Ohada Law

    HBE Avocats has proven expertise in advising clients in the key areas of OHADA law. Our knowledge of the space and environment of the seventeen member states applying this single business law allows us to be well-positioned to assist local or foreign companies currently operating or seeking to set up a business in these countries. Our firm provides structured and insightful support in pursuing a harmonized approach toward the business regulations of the OHADA.

  • Maritime and Transport Law

    Our firm maintains expertise in the various upstream and downstream institutional actors relevant to transportation companies, ship owners, freight forwards, port operators, railway operators, among others. We intervene in matters related to maritime and multimodal transport law, air law, and land transport law (i.e. road, rail, waterway). Our expertise covers national and international regulations applicable to the various modes of transport, liability of the various participants in the transport chain, forwarding agents, transport insurance, and liability in the event of loss or damage. We also offer dispute prevention mechanisms adapted to international goods transport operations.

  • International Trade Law

    HBE Avocats has expertise in International Commercial Law, both in terms of advice and litigation.

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