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Fatmata Sorie, (Mrs.)

Managing Partner

Attorney Details

Contact Information

  • Phone: +232 -78-663-150

  • fsorie@sorieandbangura.com

  • 16 Adelaide Street, Freetown

    Sierra Leone, West Africa

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Fatmata Sorie holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sierra Leone and has 17 years post qualification experience. She is the Managing Partner of the firm. She also holds a master’s degree (LL.M.) in International & Comparative Law from the George Washington University in the United States of America (a top 20 Law School in the United States) and is an Attorney in the State of New York. Her experience covers a wide range of legal issues which include litigation, conveyancing, mines and minerals law, corporate and commercial law, Administrative & Labour law, Family law and the law of Succession. She is currently listed in the world’s leading directory of lawyers; Chambers Global, wherein she is described as "very competent, straightforward, energetic and thorough. She is considered an up-and-comer in the Sierra Leone market. prominent and competent lawyer.”

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George Washington University, USA.

Masters degree (LL.M.) in International &Comparative Law.

Fourah Bay College University of Sierra Leone

Bachelor of Laws LL.B. (Hons.) degree.

Bar Admission

  • The State of New York since 2009
  • The America Bar Association since 2009
  • The Republic of Sierra Leone since 2003

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Finance & Banking Law
  • Administrative & labour Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mines & Mineral Law
  • Family Law
  • Succession Law
  • Labour/Employment Law
  • Energy Law
  • Contract of Employee
  • International & Comparative Law
  • Litigation & Dispute resolution
  • General Practice


  • 2018- Present President of Legal Access through Women Yearning for Equality Rights and Social Justice (L.A.W.Y.E.R.S)

    Since taking up office as President of L.A.W.Y.E.R.S in 2018, she has and continues to passionately advocate for the Economic Empowerment of Women, the elimination of child marriage and gender equality in general

  • The General Legal Council Disciplinary Committee between 2013 – 2015

    She has also served as a member of the General Legal Council Disciplinary Committee between 2013 – 2015. The General Legal Council is the body which regulates the Legal Profession in Sierra Leone. She is also a member of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW).

  • Additionally, she has served in various boards and Commissions which are as follows:

    - Member - Sierra Leone Teaching Service Commission - Commissioner & Legal Practitioner – August 2016 to Present

    - Member of Government’s Task force on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights reviewing Government’s policy banning pregnant Girls from going to School - November 2016 to Present

    - Board Member - Aberdeen Municipal School – December 2019 – Present

    - Board Member - Milla Group of Companies – May 2017 - Present