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Liliana Bakayoko has been named Leading International Business Lawyer of the Year - Paris under Acquisition International's Leading Adviser Awards 2023.

She has been endorsed by Advisory Excellence as the exclusively recommended International Business Law expert from France for 2024.  She is the exclusive International Business Lawyer representing France at Global Law Experts (GLE).

She has 20 years of experience as a lawyer and ten years of experience teaching law

She is an Attorney at Law at the Paris and Sofia Bars, a Doctor of Law and a former Professor of Law.

She has valuable know-how in cross-border transactions and business-government relations. 

She has also built solid experience in information technology law (cyberlaw). She has significantly increased her knowledge in this field while advising one of the world's leading information technology companies.

Liliana Bakayoko is a Consultant in International Investment, Government Relations, and Business Development for a major U.S. company that provides corporate and government clients with expert-led, technology-driven risk management solutions.

She advised a renowned U.S. international energy development company on issues related to the IGB interconnection pipeline between the Greek and Bulgarian gas systems.

Liliana Bakayoko is a member of the international networks of law firms International Lawyers Network, Justinian Lawyers, Global Law Experts, Advisory Excellence, IR Global and Debitura. She is also a member of the American Bar Association . These circumstances have enabled her to partner with foreign colleagues in more than 150 countries worldwide.

She is also an arbitrator at the Arbitration Court of the Association of European Attorneys.

High Proficiency in Law

High proficiency in law in fields such as business law, private international law, company law, contract law, information technology law, intellectual property law, and procedural law.

Valuable Experience

Valuable experience in both theory and practice of law.

Spirit of Innovation

Spirit of innovation, creativity, and dynamism.

Listening and Communication skills

Listening and communication skills, ensuring human contact with the client on the grounds of understanding, goodwill, and attention to his concrete needs for personalized adaptation of the legal intervention.

In addition to her background as a legal practitioner, Liliana Bakayoko has gained valuable theoretical experience by teaching, for ten years, various legal subjects in higher education institutions that are among the best in France. Before devoting herself to the development of her law firm, she taught law at the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), and she was a Professor of Law at the European Business School (EBS), the École Supérieure d'Administration et de Management (ESAM) and the École Supérieure de Commerce de Lille (ESC Lille). She was also a trainer of lawyers in private international law at the École de Formation professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d'appel de Paris (EFB).

She graduated from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), where she obtained her Doctor of Law degree, defending her thesis, The Legal Commitment (L’engagement en droit). She has also received a post-master degree in Bulgarian law at the Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski.

In 2003, Liliana Bakayoko obtained the Professional Lawyer’s Certificate (CAPA) from the School of Professional Training of the Bars of the Paris Court of Appeal (École de Formation Professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’Appel de Paris (EFB)). She took oath as an attorney at law at the Paris Bar in 2004. In 2010, she obtained the Certificate of Legal Capacity in Bulgaria and became, as well, an attorney at law at the Sofia Bar.

Liliana Bakayoko's law firm provides legal services in French and Bulgarian law, mainly in the areas of business law, IT law, intellectual property law and international private law .

The office's working languages are French, English, and Bulgarian.

The services provided by the law firm include the following : 

Legal advice.
Drafting and negotiation of contracts.
Amicable dispute resolution.
Legal representation in courts and before arbitral tribunals.