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.

Réda Oulamine

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

Réda holds a Master’s degree in Business Law that he got in 1996 followed by a postgraduate degree in International Business Law obtained in France at the Aix-en-Provence law school. In 1997, he got a Master’s degree in Comparative Law (LL.M.) from the San Diego University, California, as part of the Fulbright program. After his internship at the United Nations, at the Secretariat of the Office of Legal Affairs in New York, he joined several law firms as legal counsel, including “Mazars Masnaoui & Guerard” in Morocco and in “Bryan Cave LLP” and “Thompson Coburn”, “Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP” in New York. In 2004, he became associate in the “Naciri & Associés / Gide Loyrette Nouel” firm. In addition, he offered advice to the “Financial Markets International (FMI) / USAID” project on the reform and modernisation of the Moroccan judicial system.

During the same year, Réda founded his own international law firm “Oulamine Law Group” in Morocco specialised in business law. In 2009, Reda Oulamine co-founded the “Law and Justice” Association. As president of the “Law and Justice” association, Reda Oulamine played a leading role in improving the judicial system and the promotion of the rule of law through advocacy for vulnerable social groups, and working pro bono on behalf of low-income citizens with limited access to justice. In 2011, he participated in a mission of 50 international observers within the framework of the constituent elections in Tunisia on behalf of the Carter Center for Democracy. In May 2012, Reda was appointed Fellow of the World Yale University (Yale World Fellow) for 2012. Oulamine was among the 16 World Fellows selected from a list of about 2,500 candidates.

Firm Overview:

Founded in 2004, Oulamine Law Group has built a reputation of excellence in treating a wide range of commercial cases among others, both in terms of consulting and litigation. The Oulamine Law Group is also known for its participation in projects for law development in Morocco, improvement of the business climate, and reform of justice.

Managed with competence, integrity and professionalism by Reda Oulamine, Esq., Lawyer enrolled with the Casablanca, Paris and New York bar associations, the Oulamine Law Group treats cases of all sizes and levels of complexity. Reda Oulamine, Esq. is also strongly committed to legal reform in Morocco and is he President of the “Law and Justice” association, a Moroccan association whose purpose is the promotion of the rule of law in Morocco. Reda Oulamine also chairs the “Arab Justice Foundation” international association.