Counsel in the Projects (Finance and Infrastructure) department, Magueye Gueye joined Gide in 2012 as associate. He specialises in project finance and PPPs in the energy, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. He regularly advises on projects in Africa on behalf of governments, sponsors and lenders.
Magueye joined the Projects team of Gide in 2016, after having spent four years within the Tax department of Gide where he has developed an expertise in French and international tax law, particularly in business restructuration (mergers and acquisitions), transfer pricing, VAT, tax audit and financial tax.
As such, Magueye is able to advise foreign companies willing to invest in Africa under PPP schemes on all aspects of their investments, including tax law and foreign exchange control.
In the "Africa Desk - Tax Law" category, Magueye is ranked as "Excellent" in the 2023 Leaders League rankings. In the Legal 500 EMEA 2023 guide, Magueye is mentioned "Other Key Lawyer" in "Project Finance" category. "Marie Bouvet-Guiramand and Magueye Gueye were constantly listening to us, each time proposing an approach in line with good market practices and the aspirations of the client."
Magueye holds Master's degrees in corporate taxation (2010) and accountancy and auditing (2009) from Paris Dauphine University, as well as an advanced diploma in accounting and management (2009).