Our corporate department is at the heart of our practice. We have extensive local and international experience.

Our lawyers have exceptional legal skills and training which allow them to provide our clients with an effective means to capitalise on opportunities and overcome challenges in all sectors of the economy. Our lawyers are fully aware of the need for legal advice and legal structures to be compatible with the needs of modern commerce, industry and finance.

We handle a variety of domestic and international transactional work, offering a range of corporate housekeeping services to our clients by taking in charge the preparation of legal documents and completion of administrative formalities.

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Ensuring validity of education funding opportunities in Congo

Helped American non-profit with legalities of education funding program in Congo

We guided an American non-profit on legal compliance for education funding for non-national residents in the Republic of... More

Employment law advice for local UNESCO staff in Congo

UNESCO world heritage site advice on employment law in Congo

We acted for one of London’s largest UNESCO world heritage sites on its employment law obligations for local staff in Congo on tax... More

Fighting for client's rights in corporate litigation

Litigated for telecoms company in Gabon

Our team provided a full range of litigation services to a multinational networking-and-telecommunications company in its case against a... More

Finding banking law advice.

Financing company banked on our legal advice in Guinea

We provided detailed legal advice to a banking-services company on: Financing corporate projects and equipment; Their master lease... More

Growing the Malagasy economy.

Worked for Madagascar government in major corporate/commercial law project.

Led by partner John Ffooks, our team engaged in extensive legal work for Madagascar's Ministry of Trade and Consumer Affairs. The... More

Facilitating international development.

Guided operation of international development company in 7 African countries

We had the pleasure of working for a world-leading international development company. They planned to carry out development programs funded... More

Guiding governments across Africa and the world.

Advised American federal government on Gabon's insolvency law regime

We were privileged to work for the United States' Department Of Justice, crafting for them a thorough memorandum on insolvency proceedings... More

Telecoms in West Africa

Telecommunications legal advice in Ivory Coast

We counselled a multinational networking-and-telecommunications equipment and services corporation on opening a branch in Côte... More

Helping healthcare providers.

Served healthcare company with contract law questions in Mauritania

A multinational healthcare corporation turned to our seasoned lawyers with questions about terminating distribution agreements in... More

Corporate growth in Côte d'Ivoire.

Worked with global leader in technical recruitment in growing in Ivory Coast

John W Ffooks & Co advised a world-leading technical recruitment agency on its opening of an office in Ivory... More

Growing networked societies.

Guided telecommunications company on Ivory Coast corporate law

Our team worked with one of Africa's leading telecommunications tower companies in setting up shop in Côte... More

Ensuring good practices for your insurance company.

Served Korean insurers on Ivory Coast corporate expansion

Our lawyers counselled a Korean insurance company on expanding to Ivory... More


International share scheme advice &  in-country rules in OHADA region

Advice on setting up and running an international share scheme for business in the OHADA region

Employee Benefits & Share Schemes Plan, we advised a client active within OHADA region, completing an initial country questionnaire/... More

Labour dispute advice for global manufacturer

Labour dispute advice for global manufacturer of specialty packaging

A global manufacturer of protective and specialty packaging for food and consumer goods required advice on a labour dispute matter in... More

Legal employment advice for non-profit research & development organisation

Legal employment advice for youth project for non-profit research & development organisation

We acted for a non-profit research and development organization, advising on the legal employment framework for the launch of youth project... More

Employment law & employee labour court claim advice

Advice on Malagasy employment law and an employee labour claim in court

An international telecoms equipment manufacturer required advice regarding a claim by an employee before the labour court and we advised on... More

Assisting global logistics company across 3 jurisdictions

Global logistics company's redundancy & performance management processes across 3 jurisdictions

We advised a global logistics company on the redundancy of its employees in Burkina Faso, Guinea and Madagascar. We also acted for the same... More

Review of employment contract template for Scottish distillery & setting up of representative office in Cameroon

Advice for independent Scottish distillery on representative Cameroon office

An independent, family-owned Scottish distillery company sought advice on the setting-up of a representative Cameroon office and review of... More

Settlement agreement negotiation after branch closure

Employee settlement agreement for insurance provider after branch closure

A specialist insurance provider required advice on the negotiation of a settlement agreement with its employees following the Malagasy... More

Termination of employment contract advice

Advice on termination of employment contract for non-profit organisation

A non-profit organisation based in Washington DC which provides development aid for Africa, required advice on the termination of... More

Contract employee termination negotiation, Madagascar

Negotiation on contract employee termination for solar energy equipment supplier

A Malagasy solar energy equipment supplier sought our advice on negotiating the termination of contracts of its employees in Madagascar and... More

Setting up of share scheme for large US financial institutions in-country, Gabon

Major UK-listed Oil & Gas company advice on setting up of share scheme in Gabon

We acted for a major UK-listed independent Oil & Gas company, advising on the rules governing the setting up of a share scheme in Gabon... More

Voluntary redundancy advice for environmental organisation

Voluntary redundancy advice for international non-government environmental organisation

An international non-governmental organisation specialising in wilderness preservation and reduction of humanity's footprint on the... More

Complex litigation for debt recovery.

Debt recovery law for pharmaceutical corporation in Madagascar

A pharmaceutical manufacturer consulted with John W Ffooks & Co regarding debt recovery under a distribution... More