Dr. Aboubacar Fall
Dr. Aboubacar Fall practices admiralty, maritime, shipping, commercial, banking and arbitration law in Dakar, Senegal. He holds a Masters degree from University of Paris I-Pantheon -Sorbonne, a Doctorate from University of Rouen Haute-Normandie and an LL.M (Law & Marine Affairs) from University of Washington (Seattle). Aboubacar was admitted to the Senegal Bar (1983) and Paris Bar Association (1996). He is a former President of the Senegalese Maritime Law Association, a Titulary Member of the Comité Maritime International, the Executive Secretary of the African Law Institute (ALI), and a Member of the International Law Association (ILA), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association. Aboubacar is also a former Hubert Humphrey Fellow (University of Washington) , a Visiting Scholar at the Environmental Law Institute (Washington, DC) and a Senior Fellow of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
Aboubacar has published extensively, including the following books and articles: "Voyage Charter-Parties: a Comparative Study of the Rule of Non-suspension of Demurrage", "Approche Critique du Privilège du Fréteur en Droit Francais", "Lex Mercatoria and International Maritime Arbitration", "The Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Senegal: the Case Study of Conagra International vs. Sedima". Aboubacar authored the carriage of goods by sea law summary for Senegal in Prof. Tetley’s latest book, Marine Cargo Claims, 4Ed., 2008.
Email: fall_aboubacar [at] yahoo [dot] fr