Nadine Tinen

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

Nadine is a territory Senior Partner for PwC Subsaharan Francophone Africa with more than 20 years of experience. She began her career in 1996 at PwC Cameroon and was admitted as a partner 10 years later. In 2010, she took over the Firm’s Cameroon practice and, in 2014, joined the Leadership Team for PwC Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa as Tax and Legal Leader, responsible for legal and tax advisory services.

Nadine is a graduate of the University of Bourgogne (Dijon), where she earned a DESS postgraduate diploma in tax law, a Magistère specialised postgraduate diploma in corporate law, tax and accounting and an international diploma in European tax law (Diplôme International de Droit Fiscal Européen).

Nadine Tinen is also a CEMAC-certified tax lawyer (Conseil Fiscal Agréé CEMAC) and a member of the Cameroon Association of Tax Lawyers (Ordre National des Conseils Fiscaux).

Firm Overview:

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.

Equatorial Guinea is a Central African country comprising the Rio Muni mainland and 5 volcanic offshore islands. Capital Malabo, on Bioko Island, has Spanish colonial architecture and is a hub for the country’s prosperous oil industry. Its Arena Blanca beach draws dry-season butterflies. The tropical forest of the mainland’s Monte Alen National Park is home to gorillas, chimpanzees and elephants.

SOLEGE LIMITADA

SOLEGE LIMITADA is our exclusively recommended Public Law firm in Equatorial Guinea on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact SOLEGE LIMITADA directly using the contact details listed above.

SOLEGE LIMITADA was established in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, in 2005, being a Miranda Alliance member for more than a decade. Over the years, SOLEGE and MIRANDA have jointly assisted international clients in connection with a significant number of projects and transactions related to Equatorial Guinea.

The firm’s lawyers are fluent in Spanish and English, among other languages, and are able to advise clients on all areas of business law. Alongside a deep understanding of corporate and commercial issues, the firm has unrivalled expertise in the oil & gas sector – which activity underpins the Equatorial Guinea economy.

SOLEGE LIMITADA is highly ranked by the leading international directories, including Chambers Global (Band 1), which says: “A top-drawer firm acting on the full spectrum of business law mandates, including commercial transactions, labour matters and regulatory advice. The team displays formidable expertise in the oil and gas sector and is frequently instructed by overseas clients on significant projects, including construction and infrastructure mandates. The group is also well versed in banking, TMT, environment and tax matters, and is equally equipped to handle contentious work.”

Malabo, on Bioko island, is a port city and the capital of Equatorial Guinea. Spanish colonial architecture includes the neo-Gothic, twin-towered Santa Isabel Cathedral. The dark green Casa Verde is a 19th-century house that was prefabricated in Belgium. The Equatoguinean Cultural Centre has gallery and performance spaces. To the south, densely forested Parque Nacional del Pico Basilé surrounds Pico Basilé Volcano.

NJ Ayuk

NJ Ayuk is our exclusively recommended Construction Law expert Equatorial Guinea on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact NJ directly using the contact details listed above.

NJ is the Chief Executive Officer of Centurion. His experience includes advising major companies on investment strategies, the establishment of joint ventures and cooperation structures, privatisation, licensing and related tax, OHADA, Equatorial Guinea law, oil and gas, local content, litigation, negotiations, governance and other matters. He also frequently advises International oil companies, governments, oil service companies, financial institutions, development banks and construction firms in Equatorial Guinea and Sub Saharan Africa.

NJ is particularly active in the structuring, negotiation and implementation of petroleum, mining, LNG, and other natural resource projects in Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Chad, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, Congo and other Sub-Saharan countries. His experience has included PSCs, JOA, service agreements, concessions, oil-field service and drilling contracts, licensing and pipeline and marine transportation issues, including the sale and transportation of LNG.

Drawing from his past experience from his job with the United Nations, NJ continuously advises governments on judicial modernisation, rule of law issues, training of judges, prosecutors and lawyers in Equatorial Guinea, Chad, South Sudan, Uganda and Niger on a pro bono basis.

NJ Ayuk regularly participates in industry-specific conferences and seminars as speaker and moderator. He graduated from University of Maryland College Park and earned a Juris Doctor from William Mitchell College of Law in the United States. He further holds an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.

Firm Overview:

Centurion Law Group is a pan-African corporate law conglomerate. Operating at the cutting edge of business practices today, Centurion stands ready to provide outsourced legal representation and a full suite of legal services to new, expanding and established corporations.

From our headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, and from our offices in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea; Accra, Ghana; and Douala, Cameroon, we specialise in assisting clients that are starting or growing a business on the continent. We navigate the regulatory environments of Africa’s different legal jurisdictions to make sure that you can do business efficiently and successfully.

Across Africa, Centurion provides a service tailored to your operating environment, the nature and structure of your business, your level of risk tolerance, and your overall objectives. Our alternative billing arrangements provide our clients with a greater degree of certainty about their legal costs.

Centurion is committed to the highest ethical standards and we recognise that our firm must take a leadership role in the legal profession in Africa. Wherever we work, we strive to be actively involved in business and community organisations and to maintain our visibility as lawyers and as members of our communities. Our personal and corporate charitable activities contribute meaningfully to our communities.