Ousseynou has joined Harding Mitchell Solicitors as an in-house counsel
He spent two years at Doughty Street Chambers where he successfully completed pupillage. At this reputable set, Ousseynou, has gained a vast amount of advocacy experience in both criminal and civil courts. During this time, Ousseynou was also exposed to Chambers wide practice areas such as Immigration, Housing, Employment, Professional Discipline, Public Law and International Law.
Background Prior to his legal career, Ousseynou had a long background in the aviation sector, with a career at British Airways spanning 16 years at British Airways. Throughout those years, Ousseynou represented all BA mainline ground staff at local and national negotiations on all collective bargaining issues.
Ousseynou’s role is that of in-house Counsel and senior consultant. As such Ousseynou represents the firm’s clients in various court and tribunals in civil litigation, employment, immigration and family cases. With a thriving and growing practice, Ousseynou is kept busy dealing with interim hearings and full hearings in tribunals, county and the High Court. Ousseynou’s experience as an advocate extend to the Administrative Court in Public Law matters such as judicial review.
In his consultancy role, Ousseynou has quickly developed a specialism in African Business Law though the OHADA Treaty. OHADA (Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires – Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa) is the most influential and far reaching dispute resolution protocol shared by no less than 17 countries in Francophone and Lusophone Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal, Togo and the Republic of Congo).
Education: LLB Law, Birkbeck College, University of London (First Class Honours) BPTC, BPP Law School