John W Ffooks & Co is the only legal practice in francophone Africa with a combination of Napoleonic and English law expertise – making us the obvious choice when it comes to international transactions. Our multilingual, international legal team comprised of 5 partners and 13 lawyers specialises in commercial and business law. We advise on these aspects within each country in our region and also have specialist expertise in the mining, oil and gas and telecommunications sectors.
Our particular strengths are in advising on investing in francophone Africa and on local law. With associated offices throughout the region, we are able to service clients in their host countries and home jurisdictions. Working with lawyers across the European Union and the UK, as well as with law firms from Asia, Australia, North America and South Africa we are able to respond to clients’ needs at every level, from operational matters on-the-ground to head office issues.
From our offices in Madagascar, Senegal and Mauritius, we provide coverage of francophone OHADA jurisdictions across the continent, including: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Togo.