David ETAH AKOH

MANAGING PARTNER

Market commentators say that he “has quite a lot of experience and exposure in the market. He’s well regarded for corporate law.” He 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 Telecoms. 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. Email: david.etah@etahnan.com

Paul NAN II

PARTNER

He is praised by commentators as “a really good guy. He’s been practising for a very long time and really knows what he’s doing. He’s got a good head on his shoulders.” He has an outstanding reputation among both local and international clients. He obtained a Licence en Droit Privé in 1980 and a Maîtrise en Droit des Affaires in 1981 and later a D.E.S.S (Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées en fiscalité appliquée), and a Masters Degree in Environmental Law. He started Legal Practice in 1982 and qualified as a Lawyer in 1985 and immediately joined the Firm. He is a certified Agent of OAPI for Trademarks Patents & Designs. He speaks and writes French as first language, English as second language and Spanish. He heads the Litigation Practice in the Firm as well as Intellectual Property, Environmental Law and Competition Law. Email: paul.nan@etahnan.com; nan.je_in@yahoo.co.uk

TCHEUFFA WENDEU Brice H.

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

He holds a LL.B (Hons) Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Law. He speaks and writes English and French. His main areas of practice in the firm include Banking and Finance, Investment Law, Energy, Oil and Gas and Media and Communication Law. Email: brice.tcheuffa@etahnan.com

FEUDJOUO KWAKAM Hervé Mathias

ASSOCIATE

He holds a DEA (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies) in Business Law. He speaks and writes English and French. His main areas of practice in the firm include Taxation, Petroleum Law, Energy Law, Banking and Finance, Labour Law, Investment Law, Media, Arbitration Law and Corporate Law. Email: herve.feudjouo@etahnan.com

OBI OKPUN OJONG Stephen

ASSOCIATE

He holds a Maîtrise (PGD) in Business, Corporate and Finance Law from University of Douala and is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Courts of Cameroon and Nigeria. He speaks and writes English and French. His main areas of practice in the firm include Investment Law, Corporate Law, General Commercial Law, Land Law, Intellectual Property Law, Insurance Law, Labor Law, Civil Litigation and Criminal Law. Email: stephen.ojong@etahnan.com

EBOMBO EKA Simone

ASSOCIATE

She holds a Masters Degree. Her main areas of practice in the firm include Labour Law, Enforcement Proceedings, Civil and Criminal Law, Succession Law, Corporate and General Commercial Law, Land Law. And Intellectual Property Law. She speaks and writes French as first language and English as second language. Email: simone.eka@etahnan.com

PENDA Benjamin

ASSOCIATE

He holds an LL.B (Licence en Droit des Affaires) He is involved, in Litigation, Civil and Succession Law, Arbitration Law, Labour Law, General Commercial Law, Information Technology Law, Enforcement Proceedings, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property Law and Land Law. He writes and speaks French as first language and English as second language. Email: benjamin.penda@etahnan.com

CHEUDJOUO GERMAIN Inches

ASSOCIATE

Holder of a Maîtrise in Business Law. He worked for a major commercial Bank before joining the Law firm. His main area of practice includes Banking and Finance, Land Law, Corporate and Commercial Law. Email: germain.cheudjouo@etahnan.com

HAGBANG Bienvenu Desiré

ASSOCIATE

He is holder of a Masters Degree in Business Law,. His main areas of practice include Banking Law, Environmental Law, Telecommunication Law, Land Law, Litigation and Arbitration. Email: desire.hagbang@etahnan.com

BECHEM ETAH AKOH

CANDIDATE ATTORNEY

He holds an LLB Degree from Birmingham City University, an LLM from Cardiff University and recently passed the New York Bar Examination. He speaks and writes English as first language and French as second language.

VEYEH LOUIS TAWONG

PARALEGAL ASSISTANT

He holds an LLB Hons Degree from BPP University Waterloo (United kingdom). Versatile in English and French. He is involved in; General Commercial and Corporate law, Banking and Finance law, Energy law, Employment Law, and Oil & Gas law.

MAPOUT FILS DIEUDONNÉ PARFAIT

PARALEGAL ASSISTANT

He holds a DEA (Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies) in Business Law. He speaks and writes French as first language and English as second language. His main areas of practice in the firm include Corporate and General Business Law, Arbitration Law, Transportation Law and Labour Law.