Claudia Randrianavory

Claudia Randrianavory
Claudia Randrianavory Counsel


  • English
  • French
  • Malagasy

Claudia Randrianavory is a Counsel at John W Ffooks & Co, in the Antananarivo Office. Her specialisations include corporate commercial, telecommunications, foreign investment, financing, oil & gas and mining law. Claudia advises a variety of local and international clients investing in Madagascar and across Francophone Africa and particularly those sharing the OHADA (“Organisation pour l’Harmonisation du Droit des Affaires en Afrique”) legal system on a range of commercial and regulatory issues. Previous highlights include advising a large international bank on launching financial business in Senegal. She also advised a consultant management on Human Resource on the labour law issues in Guinea, Madagascar and Senegal. Moreover, she took the lead in advising an internationally recognized oil company on the legal regime of the oil and gas sector in Congo Brazzaville. Claudia has assisted a well-known service provider in Telecoms sector in the restrictions on developing software for mobile phone outside of African countries and has advised a Telecoms company in the acquisition of telecommunication towers in Madagascar and in several West African countries. She also conducted due diligence on the target companies of a telecommunication multinational in relation to its acquisition of towers owned by another telecommunication group in Chad. She helped clients understand the various security packages available to them in order to protect their investments. Claudia read Law from the distance learning university CNTEMAD and graduated with a Master’s in Business Law. Claudia is fluent in French and English.