Axel Jurgensen




Axel Jurgensen leads the Day One Africa practice thanks to his strong experience in setting up legal businesses and his legal knowledge of management strategies.


Legal Department

Axel regularly advises Africa-based in-house corporate functions in the definition and implementation of legal, compliance and knowledge management policies. He helps our clients establish processes designed to enhance knowledge sharing and prevent internal systemic risks.

He has been conducting 360° audits for legal departments, involving all in-house counsels and internal stakeholders, to produce concrete recommendations. He also assisted General Counsels in defining their internal key messages and implementing tailored legal reporting tools, with relevant key performance indicators.


Law firms

Having been a marketing and business development manager in international business law firms for nearly 10 years, Axel has developed a strong knowledge of law firms’ key business development issues.

He therefore regularly advises local and international law firms in the establishment of their business development strategies, in particular with regards to their African development strategy. He also provides tailored business development training for Managing Partners and Partners. For this, he assists them in defining their key messages through Day One’s “30-3-30”® training programs.


Master’s Degree (2) in General Jurisprudence and Theory of Law,

Université Paris X Nanterre
Paris X
Master’s Degree (1) in Private Law,

Université Paris X Nanterre
Paris X
Bachelor’s Degree (Licence) in French Modern Litterature,

Université Paris X Nanterre
Paris X

Published work

  • Study on Legal and Regulatory Constraints for International Law Firms Establishments and Implementation in Africa
  • Study on Development Prospects and Outlook by Industry Sectors (Energy, Mining, TMT, etc.) for International Law Firms in Africa

Languages spoken

English and French

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