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Dr Sylvie Bebohi Ebongo appointed on the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators

16 August 2022



Dr Sylvie BEBOHI EBONGO has been appointed by Cameroon on 16 may 2022, on the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators for a six-year term (16 may 2022-16 may 2028).

Dr BEBOHI EBONGO is a qualified Lawyer in Paris - France and Cameroon Bars. She is the Co-founder and Partner of HBE Avocats France Founder and Managing Partner of HBE Avocats Cameroon, a “boutique” specialised in business law.  She holds a PhD in Private Law from the University of Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens- France). She has an extensive experience from international law firms and Audit firms. Her area of practice includes international arbitration (commercial and investment), contract law, international investment law; commercial law, enforcement and recovery procedures, post award proceedings, construction law, OHADA law. Sylvie sits as Arbitrator (ICC, CCJA), acts as Counsel, and Tribunal Secretary. She is a member of the Panels of Arbitrators with ICSID (appointed by Cameroon), CCJA-OHADA, CRCICA- Cairo, CAMC-O - Burkina Faso, SHAC, CACI -Côte d’Ivoire. She is also trained in negotiation and mediation.  Dr BEBOHI EBONGO is very active in the arbitration community and holds various roles in international dispute resolution organisations and associations: AfAA (Board member), APAA, ICC Africa Commission, ERA/ASC IBA Africa Arbitration Network, CGA ASC, RAI. Co-founder of AfricArb. She has been recognised as one of the Africa’s 50 Most Promising Young Arbitration Practitioners for 2020.









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