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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Working with global leaders in energy.

Counselled oil & shipping company in corporate expansion to Congo

We worked with a world leader in oil and shipping in helping it open facilities in the Republic of... More

Corporate expansion.

Worked for Portuguese multinational on business growth in Chad

A Portugal-based multinational corporation wanted to open an office in Chad. We were happy to provide them the legal advice they... More

Telecommunication growth.

Served leading telecommunication company in extending corporate presence to Chad

We had the honour of working with one of Africa's leading independent telecommunications tower companies in expanding its offices to... More

Oil operations in Benin.

Advised midstream & downstream oil company on corporate expansion to Benin

We assisted an oil company, which provided both midstream and downstream services, with opening facilities in... More

Ensuring high quality energy law advice.

Guided oil & gas company's expansion in Benin

We counselled an oil-and-gas company on setting up shop in... More

Integrating Internet services.

Supported Internet company's business in Benin

A mobile Internet services company consulted with us on opening a branch in... More

Natural resource law comes naturally to us.

Aided natural resource company's expansion to Benin

Our firm provided legal advice on corporate expansion into Benin to a natural resources exploration-and-production... More

Helping expand world-leading companies.

Assisted world-leading port maintenance and dredging company with growing in Guinea

A global leader in port maintenance and underwater dredging wanted to expand to Guinea. Through consulting with us, the company was able to... More

Assisting Singapore based retail group

Global Bid for Retail Assets in Madagascar & Mauritius

We acted for a Singapore based retail group on its bid for the Madagascar and Mauritius based assets of a UK-listed retail chain. Advice... 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