Dr. Abdoul Karim Kabèlè Camara is a Legal Counsel at the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted at the African Development Bank headquarter in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). He has been working with the ALSF since November 2015. Dr. Kabèlè Camara is presently involved in the management of advisory services of complex commercial transactions and capacity building projects of civil servants across Africa in the extractive industry.
Prior to joining the ALSF, he provided consultancy services to Capital Law Partners and Kampala Energy, Oil & Gas Consultancy firm both based in Kampala, Uganda. In 2013, he also worked for the World Bank Group with a team of consultants to assist countries in Sub-Sahara Africa in the reform of their mining sector legal framework.
Dr. Kabèlè Camara is an advocate registered at the Guinean Bar. He holds an LLM degree (Diplome d’ Etude Approfondie – DEA) in Private Law from the University of Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegal); an LLM degree in African Business Community Law from the “Institut de Droit Communautaire” - IDC (Côte d’Ivoire) (with Distinction); and a dual LLM degree in Mineral Law and Policy and in Petroleum Taxation and Finance (with Distinction) from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) University of Dundee, United Kingdom. Finally, he also holds a PhD degree from CEPMLP on shared used of mining infrastructure development and regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa.