Bouréma SAGARA

JFC Avocats Bamako

Tel.: +22366 72 27 60

. Head of the Public business law litigation practice

. Admitted to the Mali Bar since 1995

Practice Areas:  

  • Public and Business Law Litigation (Master’s degree (Maîtrise) in private law from the National School of Public Administration in Bamako (l’Ecole Nationale d’Administration de Bamako)


  • Public procurement: Litigation before Mali administrative courts
  • Telecommunications: Cancellation proceedings for abuse of power in respect of the decree approving the contract for the award of the Third Global Telephony License in Mali; proceedings before the Administrative branch of the Mali Supreme Court
  • Energy: Assistance before the Water and Electricity Regulatory Committee (CREE) to contest estimated consumption by the Société Energie du Mali (EDM), in a dispute related to the management and supply of public electricity against other suppliers benefitting from electrification agreements
  • Public administration: Assistance before legal and administrative courts in connection with property litigation related to expropriation or contesting property rights, as well as disputes related to the occupation of governmental sites, zoning and construction
  • PPP: Establishing public-private-partnership (PPP) agreements
  • Taxation: Litigation before the Administrative branch of the Mali Supreme Court
  • Human rights: Litigation before the ECOWAS Court of Justice (headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria)
  • Elections: Assistance and representation of political parties and independent candidates in connection with electoral disputes over the elections of regional advisors, parliamentary representatives and the President of Mali before administrative courts, the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court
  • Advice and assistance to the general regulatory authority (Bureau du Vérificateur Général)
  • Mediation (Certificate in OHADA commercial mediation)
  • Arbitration (studied in the Arbitration law program (Diplôme Universitaire) at the University of Montpellier)


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  • French