Albert Désiré Zang

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

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Holder of two post graduate certificates, one in business law and the other in taxation, Albert is a CEMAC Certified Tax & Legal Advisor and a member of the Cameroon National Association of Tax Consultants. He is the Managing Partner of Phoenix Advisory and Deputy Head of the Central Africa Sub-Region of Andersen Global, comprised of Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Gabon, and Rwanda. Before the Establishment of Phoenix Advisory, Albert previously occupied executive positions in a Notary Public’s Chambers, Deloitte & Touche Cameroon, Brain Consulting and ended up as Country Lead of Centurion Law Goup Cameroon. He has got 17 years of substantive and strong work experience in tax and legal related matters.

Firm Overview

Based in Douala Cameroon, Phoenix Advisory is a tax and legal services advisory firm which was founded by former staffers of the largest international organisations in the Industries (Big Four). Affiliated with well known networks in the world such as Andersen Global, American Chamber of Commerce in Cameroon, Association of European Attorneys (AEA), AFSIC-Investing in Africa, Global Law Experts, Charter Cities Institute (US) & Africa’s NXT50 Cities Coalition, and MANSA, our standards are high. Our company is dedicated to using its exceptional knowledge of local business, legal, and tax regulations to serve a variety of clients, including large companies, multinational corporations, SMEs, family-owned businesses, and start-ups

Phoenix Advisory is equipped with a high-calibre, ambitious, and knowledgeable team made up of young people who work hard to deliver the best standard of service to our clients. We have a good mastery of English and French, which is a privilege to better satisfy our clients’ needs. Mindful of the fact that clients’ engagements are a team sport, we have adopted a holistic approch to enable team members to have their say. In addition, we keep providing our staff with the best standard of training through weekly sessions intended to educate them on the firm tradition and technical aspects of tax and legal related matters. Thanks to our affiliation with Anderson Global, the firm’s staff also benefits from online trainings and the possibility of graduating with a master’s degree in taxation and in law, from the University of San Francisco. This is to enable them to reach their full potential. In hiring, we seek the brightest and best talent to add to our team. We understand that our staff members are our most valuable assets. So we work hard to maintain job satisfaction amongst employees. We strive to enable them to progress in their career by helping them develop their skills and knowledge.

 

Lydian Bate

Lydian Bate is our exclusively recommended Tax Services expert in Cameroon on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Lydian directly using the contact details listed above.

The Law Firm was set up in response to the need of foreign and national businesses to find reliable information, get legal advice, insights, resources, and inspiration for starting, running, growing, and securing their business and other related interest in Africa.

Achieving success is our goal, we overcome legal challenges with ease.

Leading Law Firm in Douala, Cameroon, 4M Legal and Tax collaborates with top allies across Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Europe, the U.K, U.S.A, and Asia for unbeatable legal support.

Our team of dedicated and innovative attorneys in Cameroon is known for their agility, creativity, and forward-thinking approach. We provide seamless legal services and tailored solutions for even the most complex legal issues.

Our exceptional expertise and comprehensive sector knowledge set us apart, honed by years of experience serving our valued clients.

Our experienced team implements a Risk-Based Approach (RBA) to evaluate the success of clients’ projects and businesses in Africa, taking into account the practical complexities of operating in the region. To mitigate potential legal hurdles, we provide anticipatory solutions based on our thorough analysis.

Key to successful decision-making is access to accurate information and reliable data. Our commitment is to ensure that clients have access to reliable and current data to minimise the risk of vulnerability. We prioritise real-time communication on crucial business matters and ensure complete information in all transparency.

Our team obtains a comprehensive grasp of requirements, including the critical reasoning behind them.

Epanty Mbanda

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

Epanty is an Attorney-at-Law and a member of the Cameroon Bar Association, as well as the permanent commission of the Cameroon Union of Young Lawyers. With extensive experience in providing legal assistance and representation to domestic and international clients, Epanty has established himself as a trusted counsel offering strategic legal advice on various matters.

His expertise lies in complex commercial litigations, with a specialty in Corporate- Commercial Law, Securities (Capital Markets), Tax, and Technology. Epanty assists companies with all aspects of corporate compliance, from board meetings to relevant filings, and ensures they obtain the necessary authorisations for the smooth running of their businesses.

Throughout his career, Epanty has been involved in resolving various business disputes, including those related to commitments and transactions between businessmen, credit establishments, or between businessmen and credit establishments. He has also handled disputes between shareholders of commercial companies and between shareholders and management, as well as disputes among shareholders of commercial companies concerning acts and bills of exchange. Epanty is adept at assisting clients in recovering debts through simplified recovery procedures and has a thorough understanding of collective proceedings for debt liquidation.

Epanty serves as counsel to companies operating in a diverse range of sectors, including but not limited to, Agribusiness (AgriTech), the food industry, medical supplies and equipment, HealthTech, FinTech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Social Housing Construction, Road Construction, Transport and Logistics, Gaming, and Wood exploitation. He has successfully handled and supervised matters in several countries, including Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Central Africa Republic, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo.

Furthermore, Epanty has contributed his expertise as the Chair of the Governance and Accountability Council of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.

Firm Overview:

4M Legal and Tax law firm is an experience bilingual (English and French) Law Firm in Douala, Cameroon. 4M Legal and Tax offers full-service legal, regulatory, and tax solutions, bridging West and Central Africa.

The Law Firm was set up in response to the need of foreign and national businesses to find reliable information, get legal advice, insights, resources, and inspiration for starting, running, growing, and securing their business and other related interest in Africa.

Achieving success is our goal, we overcome legal challenges with ease.

Leading Law Firm in Douala, Cameroon, 4M Legal and Tax collaborates with top allies across Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Europe, the U.K, U.S.A, and Asia for unbeatable legal support.

Carlton Fon Akkum

Carlton Fon Akkum is our exclusively recommended Corporate and Commercial 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.

Akkum, Akkum & Associates LLP, is a leading and distinguished full-service law firm, and provides clients with comprehensive legal advisory services and solutions in multiple practice areas.

Established in 2002, the firm is 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.

Amongst others, we provide legal advisory services to clients relating to the development, processing, protecting and enforcing of their intellectual property rights before the 17 African Intellectual Property Organisation, (OAPI), Member State Countries. Our major practice focuses on trademarks, patents, domain names, licensing law, trade secrets, entertainment and competition law. The firm has developed a unique skill set specialised around prosecution, enforcement and litigation of IP rights, offering reliable legal counsel to both local and international clients.

With a rich legacy of 21 years, the firm is one of the most distinguished and recognised law firms and is ranked amongst the best in Cameroon/Africa, with many awards won in diverse categories.

Carlton is a founding member and the Senior Managing Partner of the firm with 23 years of hands-on experience as a legal practitioner. 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, 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 provides legal advisory services to clients within the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors relating to oil and gas and is currently advising two American multi-national Petroleum Corporations on a wide range of matters in the sector.

Ernest A. Fondong

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

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Ernest is the founder of the Firm and leads the Commercial and Corporate practice of the firm. Before becoming an Attorney, Ernest was a Pupil Sheriff Bailiff at Jingwa Chambers Buea, Cameroon. His task was the enforcement and execution of court judgments in Cameroon. Ernest was also on a part-time basis Human Rights officer at Help Out Centre for Human Rights (NGO) based in Buea Cameroon.

His area of practice includes corporate governance, corporate Finance, Capital market, Incorporation of companies under OHADA, Business law, Statutory compliance, Human Rights, Immigration, family law, Labor and Employment, Real Estates, Foreign Direct Investment, Oil and Gas and Mining.

Ernest is a compliance expert and has advised several foreign companies on compliance issues. Ernest has also helped floated and restructured many companies both local and foreign companies doing business in Cameroon.

Firm Overview:

Fondong & Partners is a full-service law firm of very specialised and experienced attorneys located in Cameroon. The firm is a bilingual practice reflecting the two judicial systems of Cameroon the English Common law and French civil law. The firm provides excellent services to its clients. It was founded by Ernest A. Fondong, Esq who is a member of the Cameroon Bar Association.

The firm has two partners, three associates, one collaborator, one paralegal/administrative staff and one external tax consultant. We have handled and continue to serve companies and individuals in Cameroon and the CEMAC sub-region in general.

Our goal is efficiency and the best services to satisfy our clients. Our Attorneys have handled very complex transactions. Our Attorneys have also helped to restructure many companies and businesses both local and foreign firms doing business in Cameroon.

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Gilbert A. Bongam

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

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Bongam & Youmbi Law Firm is a 24-hour Bilingual law firm in Cameroon. Located in Akwa in the economic capital, Douala, we provide full services in all aspects of law to clients both at the national and international levels.

Lawyers of our law firm are of very high educational and professional backgrounds. Our Lawyers are experts and have experience in all practicing areas in Cameroon.

Lawyers of Bongam & Youmbi Law Firm represent clients all over a variety of legal issues within the past few years.

Our law firm has been counted amongst the leading law firms in Douala. This is because of its dynamism and its area of practice which has gone a long way to solving the law firm’s client’s problems.

This law firm is specialised in the following area of practice:

  • Mediation and Conflict Management
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance/Tax legislation
  • Labor and Personnel Administration
  • Commercial and corporate law
  • Civil and criminal counseling
  • Mining law
  • Insurance Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Maritime transaction/law
  • Intellectual and industrial property (trademarks, names and logos, etc.)
  • Product liability
  • Administrative law
  • General legal consultation and incorporation of companies and
  • Investment law and the OHADA Laws in general

Our law firm takes pride in handling each case with a unique approach as each of the cases is supervised by an attorney which will always be at the client’s disposal.