SRDB is present in Ivory Coast through a cooperation agreement with VIRTUS Law Firm in Abidjian.

In order to better serve its clients, SRDB concluded in 2016 an cooperation agreement with VIRTUS Law Firm in Abidjan.

SRDB’s special correspondent within VIRTUS is Mr. Leon Folquet, a lawyer at the Ivory Coast Bar.

Leon has been a member of the Ivory Coast Bar Association since 1988. He is currently a member of the Bar Council.

Leon acts also as an arbitrator at the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (“CCJA”) and the Court of Arbitration of Côte d’Ivoire (“CACI”).

VIRTUS is an Ivorian law firm of ten lawyers specializing in business law and transport law.

It has a broad expertise in companies creation, negotiation and drafting of contracts, maritime law, litigation and arbitration, seizure of ships, air law and generally Community law (OHADA, UEMOA, ECOWAS, CEMAC, etc.). ).

SRDB and VIRTUS offer to their clients legal assistance in Côte d’Ivoire in the following areas:

  • Banking, Finance and Investments;
  • Infrastructures;
  • Real estate and land developments;
  • Intellectual and industrial property;
  • Competition law ;
  • Mergers & acquisitions;
  • Maritime and air transport, facilitation of land transport;
  • Oil, mines, gas and energy;
  • Taxation;
  • Labor law ;
  • Litigation, arbitration.


The firm VIRTUS is based at 20-22 Boulevard Clozel, Building Acacias, Abidjan.