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Atanga Law Office 
Size of Organization: 7
Year Established: 2008
Main Office: Douala, Cameroon

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ATANGA LAW OFFICE was established in June 2008 by knowledgeable Solicitors and Advocates of the Cameroon Bar Association with experience (gathered from other firms) and sound academic standing. ATANGA LAW OFFICE offers a full range of legal services largely appreciated by its clients. Though young as a firm, its partners are smart and experienced having worked in other firms and practiced law in Cameroon for at least a decade. As a bilingual law practice in a bi-jural system, ATANGA LAW OFFICE concentrates on International Commercial and Corporate Law (OHADA), specifically in areas of Intellectual Property, Investment law, Mining law, Consumer Rights Protection law, Banking, Finance and Insurance, Maritime Transactions, Taxation law, Civil Aviation & Aerospace, International Trade, Due Diligence, Privatization, Capital Market, Incorporation under OHADA, Telecommunications, Arbitration (OHADA), Natural Resources, Environmental Law, Debt recovery, Labour and Trade Relations. We also do a great deal of civil and criminal matters in our local tribunals.

With a wide-ranging general practice, ATANGA LAW OFFICE has developed a comprehensive modern law department that utilizes state-of-the-art technology. The firm's general practice portfolio includes litigation in civil and criminal matters. Being well versed with the legislations regulating business activities in the CEMAC sub-region and beyond to the countries where the OHADA Uniform Acts and the CIMA Code are applicable, the firm represents clients from several countries. Our expert skills in English and French enable us to communicate complex concepts to the firm's clientele and to interpret French or English statutes easily.

During the last three to four years, ATANGA LAW OFFICE has represented and diligently assisted countless individual clients before our local courts in many aspects relating to their rights be they criminal or civil matters. Besides, the firm has incorporated several companies in Cameroon, carried out due diligence for foreign investors, credit transactions, loan syndication and assignment, legal audit of pro-forma contracts, registration and deregistration of aircrafts in the Cameroon Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) and conducted searches in the aircraft registry of the CCAA. We have equally counseled clients in research on legal problems related to secure lending in Cameroon. We regularly assist clients in effecting mortgages, interpretation and implementation of surety bonds and the realization of business pledges, satellite and earth station surveys, encryption surveys and, money transfer regulatory environment review. We carry out consultancy assignments on forestry exploitation, diamonds exploitation, employee share plans, restructuring and rights under share plans, withholding and tax obligations regarding employees, restructuring of companies.

ATANGA LAW OFFICE is also licensed by the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) to practice as Intellectual Property Law consultants. In this regard, the firm has registered several trade marks, service marks, designs, new plant varieties, trade names, utility models and patents in OAPI. Intellectual Property related litigations such as invalidation proceedings against trade marks and all other infringement proceedings before our courts are regular legal services on our menu.

Affiliation with: Cameroon Bar Association; International Bar Association.

Statement of Practice Summary:
General Commercial Law; Investment Law; Intellectual Property Law Consultancy; Telecommunication and Audio-Visual Law; Mining Law; Oil and Gas; Civil Status; Adoption; Divorce and Probate; Aviation; Taxation Consultancy; Incorporation of Companies; Labour Law; Criminal and Prosecution; Maritime Law/Admiralty; Civil Rights and Human Rights; Accounting and Corporate Transparent Management.