Paul Nan II

Paul Nan II is our exclusively recommended Environmental Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Paul directly using the contact details listed above.

Paul has an outstanding reputation among both local and international clients. He obtained a Licence en Droit Privé in 1980 and a Maîtrise en Droit des Affaires in 1981 and later a D.E.S.S (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées en fiscalité appliquée), and a Masters Degree in Environmental Law. He started Legal Practice in 1982 and qualified as a Lawyer in 1985 and immediately joined Etah-Nan & Co. Paul is a certified Agent of OAPI for Trademarks Patents and Designs. He speaks and writes French as first language, English as second language and Spanish. Paul heads the Litigation Practice in the Firm as well as IP, Environmental Law and Competition Law.

Firm Overview:

Etah-Nan & Co is a bilingual (French and English) Law Firm created in 1985. Etah-Nan & Co presently has twelve members. This makes them one of the biggest by prevailing local standards. Members of Etah-Nan & Co are essentially Civil (French Lawyers), Common Law Lawyers (English Lawyers), American Lawyers and others specialised in Comparative Law (English and French Law).

Etah-Nan & Co are principally involved in legal, regulatory and tax advisory services to corporate entities and State corporations and also general litigation. Over the years, Etah-Nan & Co’s expansion has been facilitated by its collaboration with other Law and Consultancy Firms in South Africa, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Europe, the United Kingdom, United States and Asia.

Etah-Nan & Co has constantly been ranked as the leading firm in Cameroon, and David ETAH AKOH, the law firms Managing Partner is rated as the Leading Lawyer in Cameroon in General Business Law.

David Etah Akoh

David Etah Akoh is our exclusively recommended Comparative Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact David directly using the contact details listed above.

David has been the Managing Partner of the Firm since 1985. He holds an LL.B (Hons) Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma (Maîtrise) in Law. His main areas of practice in the firm are Petroleum Law, Mining Law, Banking and Finance, Investment Law, Labour Law, Telecoms, Land Law, Competition Law and Energy. He currently heads the firm’s practice in Petroleum Law, Mining, Labour Law, Banking and Finance, and Telecommunications. Over the past few years, David has been involved in almost all the syndicated loan transactions in Cameroon. He regularly advises investors on critical issues relating to the Petroleum Code and its regulations and also the Mining Code and its regulations. He has been highly involved in discussions with the Government of Cameroon for the acquisition by Foreign Investors of land for major agro-industrial projects. He has written several articles on Telecoms Law, Mining law and Public Private Partnership in Cameroon.

Firm Overview:

Etah-Nan & Co is a bilingual (French and English) Law Firm created in 1985. Etah-Nan & Co presently has twelve members. This makes them one of the biggest by prevailing local standards. Members of Etah-Nan & Co are essentially Civil (French Lawyers), Common Law Lawyers (English Lawyers), American Lawyers and others specialised in Comparative Law (English and French Law).

Etah-Nan & Co are principally involved in legal, regulatory and tax advisory services to corporate entities and State corporations and also general litigation. Over the years, Etah-Nan & Co’s expansion has been facilitated by its collaboration with other Law and Consultancy Firms in South Africa, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Europe, the United Kingdom, United States and Asia.

Etah-Nan & Co has constantly been ranked as the leading firm in Cameroon, and David ETAH AKOH, the law firms Managing Partner is rated as the Leading Lawyer in Cameroon in General Business Law.

Jean-Aime KOUNGA

Jean-Aime KOUNGA is our exclusively recommended Pensions & Employee Benefits expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jean-Aime directly using the contact details listed above.

The Abeng Law Firm is a firm of lawyers offering a wide spectrum of legal, advisory and litigation services. Established by Barrister Abeng Roland in 1998 the firm has evolved to become one the foremost Law Firms in Cameroon in the fields of intellectual property law, general commercial law and debt recovery.

Supported by a team of lawyers and consultants from diverse backgrounds, Roland Abeng and the Abeng Law Firm caters to the areas of private client work, commerce and industry for more than 10 years the Abeng Law Firm has been successfully providing legal advice to both French and English speaking clients.

Being first and foremost a local entity, the Abeng Law Firm offers a number of advantages which includes an intimate understanding of the immediate legal environment, the market and governing laws and customs. The firm is this moment developing a dynamic trade promotion department that will serve as a one-stop-stop for all those wishing to invest or trade in Cameroon or with Cameroonians. Our international clients are always satisfied.

Our Vision:

Our vision for the future is one of optimism. In the short term we want to augment the quality and efficiency in the services we provide to our existing and prospective clientele and to make Cameroon and the Central Africa sub-region more transparent when it comes to Legal and Juridical Matters.

Gael Tchouba

Gael Tchouba is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Gael directly using the contact details listed above.

Managing Partner of Citadel Law Firm, Gael is a Barrister & Solicitor before the Supreme court of Cameroon and Nigeria. He obtained his LL.B at the prestigious Anglo-Saxon University of Buea, attended the most revered Nigerian Law School (Abuja) where he did his Bar Professional Training course (BL) and later on obtained an LLM in Business Law at the University of Douala, Cameroon.

In his professional capacity, he has over 08 years’ experience as a lawyer and has worked in some of Douala’s top tier corporate and commercial law firms.

He is an emerging lawyer with experience in corporate, commercial, regulatory and litigation fields.

He has assisted local and foreign clients across a full range of transactional practices and has hands-on experience on OHADA law practice and procedures.

His boardroom practice encapsulates corporate and commercial transactions, commercial disputes, business advisory, incorporation of companies, liaison offices, regulatory compliance, corporate due diligence, debt recovery, immigration, employment issues, litigation services, legal translation.

Thanks to CITADEL LAW FIRM, he has been able to advice major players in the public procurement sector, media, telecoms, fintech, gambling, as well as handled commercial transactions in other jurisdiction precisely in Niger Republic and Ivory Coast.

He is a pro bono research consultant to the World Bank Group’s Doing Business Project.

Carlton Fon Akkum

Carlton Fon Akkum is our exclusively recommended Full Service Law expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carlton directly using the contact details listed above.

Advisory Excellence Appoints Carlton Fon Akkum and AKKUM, AKKUM & ASSOCIATES LLP in Cameroon (streetinsider.com)

Carlton is a founding member and the Senior Managing Partner of AKKUM, AKKUM & ASSOCIATES. With 23 years of hands-on experience as a legal practitioner,  he is highly specialised in his craft. He has amassed quite a great deal of finesse in the legal practice and advised on several complex and cutting-edge transactions in the areas of Intellectual Property Rights, Securities, corporate restructurings like mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate governance, due diligence and corporate finance, real estate, regulatory advisory services, labour and employment, competition and commercial litigation.

Carlton’s expertise spans through the African Market. He has the ability to guide his team towards meeting deadlines without sacrificing quality. Carlton has advised many local and international based corporations on aviation, mining and technological deals.

Carlton Fon Akkum is an accredited agent at the OAPI. He is a bona fide Human Rights activist and an author of many publications in law journals.

Firm Overview:

AKKUM, AKKUM & ASSOCIATES was established in 2002 with a resolve to create a distinguished full service legal practice. We are a dynamic partnership registered under the laws of the Republic of Cameroon. Our main mission is to deliver premium service, quality, and value to our clients. We incorporate a rich blend of traditional legal practice with the spirit required to satisfy the constantly evolving dynamism of business in our result driven professional services.

We have a blend of industry-recognised partners, consultants and Associates with an ability to provide value-added legal services to our clients’ sometimes complex needs. The foregoing has seen our reputation in the industry grow considerably. We present our clients with the broadest mix of cognate skills, and depth of expertise drawn from decades of experience in corporate commercial transactions and dispute resolution. Our up-to-date awareness of and participation in local and international commercial developments, which drive corporate commercial transactions enables us to adopt forward-facing approaches to legal issues referred to us. The firm has been ranked amongst the best law firms in Cameroon, with many awards won in diverse categories.

Our core practice is concentrated in the areas of Corporate and Commercial law, Banking and Finance, Immigration Law, Labour and Employment, Energy, Transport, Intellectual Property, Tax, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Financial Institutions, M&A and Securities.

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Aurelien Djengue

Aurelien Djengue is a Business law graduate and holds a diploma of specialized higher studies in Corporate law. Aurelien was trained in domestic and international Arbitration at the University of Montpellier in France. Aurelien has also completed professional training in the Commercial Arbitration system of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (CCJA) under the auspices of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business law in Africa (OHADA).

Firm Overview:

D. Moukouri & Partners is a leading law firm in Cameroon, set up in response to the demand for locally-based lawyers with the expertise and international exposure required to maintain high professional standards.

Our firm is recognized as providing sophisticated legal services in the OHADA zone.

Our working languages are English, French and Spanish.

Our practice areas include:

  • Corporate – Commercial – Contracts
  • Restructuring – Bankruptcy
  • Banking – Finance – Securities
  • Competition
  • Information Technology – Intellectual Property–Counterfeiting
  • Energy – Natural resources
  • Labour
  • Tax – Public law
  • Environmental law
  • Litigation and arbitration