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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Ouns Lemseffer

Ouns Lemseffer

Partner and Co-Head of Francophone Africa

Partner and Co-Head of Francophone Africa
Ouns Lemseffer

Ouns Lemseffer specialises on project finance, acquisition finance, financial regulation, securitisation and capital markets in the Francophone Africa region. She is also very active in the field of mergers and acquisitions and private equity, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors in North and West Africa.

Ouns is the Africa Practice Leader for Capital Markets, Financial Regulatory & Structured Finance.

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Career and qualifications

  • Université Paris XI (Law) 2007
  • ESCP Europe (Master in Management Grande Ecole – Corporate Finance) 2008
  • Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II) (Master 1 Business Law) 2009
  • Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II) (Master 2 Banking and Finance Law) 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2010
  • Admitted to the Paris Bar 2012
  • Partner since 2021

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Women Working for Change network of the Africa CEO Forum

Awards and citations

  • Rising Star
    Legal 500 EMEA 2021: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and Projects and Public Law
  • Ranked Associate to watch for Corporate/Commercial
    Chambers Morocco 2021