Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes elects a new partner

We are delighted to announce that Tsegaye Laurendeau has joined our team in London, becoming the ninth partner of Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes together with Emmanuel Gaillard, Yas Banifatemi, Mohamed Shelbaya, Benjamin Siino, Coralie Darrigade, Maude Lebois, Ximena Herrera and Daniel Reich (

A founding member of AfricArb and a member of the Arbitration Committee of the Lagos Court Of Arbitration, Tsegaye is a rising figure in the field, having achieved landmark victories in highstakes international arbitrations.

The promotion of Tsegaye is a testament to the diversity of our team, its excellence, and the wide range of its legal expertise.