Focus DRC Issue dated 31/05/2021

How Orrick's former star Africa lawyer dodged sexual abuse allegations and rebuilt his practice

Star attorney Pascal Agboyibor was abruptly fired by US law firm Orrick in 2019 amid allegations of rape and sexual harassment which are still being investigated by the Paris bar association. The Togolose lawyer, who denies the accusations, has quickly bounced back in DRC, where his own new firm has won lucrative government contracts. [...] (1367 words)
Attorney Pascal Agboyibor founded Asafo & Co shortly after being ousted from the US firm Orrick in 2019.
Attorney Pascal Agboyibor founded Asafo & Co shortly after being ousted from the US firm Orrick in 2019. © Asafo & Co
Star attorney Pascal Agboyibor was abruptly fired by US law firm Orrick in 2019 amid allegations of rape and sexual harassment which are still being investigated by the Paris bar association. The Togolose lawyer, who denies the accusations, has quickly bounced back in DRC, where his own new firm has won lucrative government contracts. [...] (1367 words)
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