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Name: Aubin N. Mabanza, LLM
Firm Name: Klam & Partners Advocats
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Expertise: Corporate Law

Telephone: +(44)208.144.9021
Fax: +(44)208.252.5954
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Aubin is our managing partner. He studied law and political science at Cardiff Law School and at Paris-X Nanterre University.

Aubin’s work is mainly focused on corporate law. He especially advises in relation to most areas of corporate, IP law and commercial law. Over the years, Aubin he gained a considerable knowledge and skill base from years he spent with companies and with Law firms in West Africa, Paris and in London, he now leads a team in Kinshasa specialized in aviation law, investments in Democratic Republic of Congo, including corporate matters, contracts law, mergers and acquisitions, industrial property. In Aubin’s spare time he enjoys travelling, reading and studying, and spending time with his family.

Perfectly bilingual in French and English, Aubin is able to draft and negotiate legal documents in either language.

Education:

° LLM in commercial law (Cardiff Law School)
° MA in intellectual property law (Wipo Academy/UY II)
° LLB/Maîtrise de droit des affaires (University of Paris X-Nanterre)
° BA/Maîtrise science politique (University of Paris X-Nanterre)

Miscellaneous:

° Industrial property Attorney
° Senior Lecturer in law at William Booth University, Kinshasa

Publications:

° Droit Congolais, Africain et International du Travail, 241 pages, septembre 2009
° ISBN:978-2-296-09197-9, L ‘Harmattan Paris.
° Droit de la Propriété Industrielle. Les marques francophones. Approche comparative et critique de la protection à l’OAPI et en RDC (à apparaître)

Memberships:

° IBA (International Bar Association)
° AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property)
° ITMA (Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys)
° ELA (Employment Lawyers Association)
° Alumini Cardiff Law School
° Alumini WIPO Academy/OAPI/CFDE

Languages:

French, English, Kikongo, Lingala

Our History:

The law firm Klam & Partners Avocats `KPA` was established as a full service law firm with a particular expertise in commercial law (OHADA laws) and industrial property. KPA philosophy is constantly to develop long lasting respectful and constructive business partnerships with independents law firms interested to work in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and within the African continent. KPA is a member of Prae Legal a Global legal network of more than 150 independant law firms. KPA also represents individual clients, families, and families businesses including small businesses, and foreign citizens throughout the DRC, the OHADA’s space and the EU and the UK.

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