P.O Box 4663, Douala Cameroon
2nd Floor Tayou Building, Fokou Douche, Akwa Douala – Cameroon

Accounting and Corporate Transparent Management

ATANGA LAW OFFICE counsels its corporate clients on a wide range of accounting issues including, but not limited to, the keeping of accounts and fiscal implication, the obligation to establish accounting documents, the obligation to respect accounting principles as provided by the OHADA Uniform Act, the transparency of accounts, accounting information according to the different forms of business organization, the status of accountants, internal and external auditing and more.

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Criminal and Prosecution

With the new CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE applicable in Cameroon from the 1st of January 2007, our law office has a track record of defending accused persons and ensuring that their rights are protected to the letter. We represent people of all walks of life and this falls in line with our human rights defence policy enhanced by our human rights consultants. We also defend the interests of large corporations who are victims of criminal acts involving loss. We also counsel corporations on their possible criminal responsibilities.

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Incorporation of companies

Our general commercial practice involves the day to day counsel on all businesses, incorporations both in the common law and civil law jurisdictions, counsel on our business laws  (laws enacted by the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Laws in Africa better known by its French acronym, OHADA). Share holdings and transfer, participation in company ownership, due diligences, forms of companies and commercial transaction reviews and drafting of all forms of commercial contracts. Debt recoveries form part of our day to day general commercial law practice. We represent foreign investors in the ownership and management they have in local companies...

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Taxation Consultancy

In collaboration with our fiscal analysts, we counsel clients on the best taxation options in Cameroon and the monitoring of payments and reimbursements from the fiscal administration. We also defend clients before the fiscal administration when under control or inquiries.

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Aviation

We offer general counsel on our civil aviation laws, aircraft matriculation, leasing and sale. Counsel to victims of crashes and insurance claims. Our library contains amongst others the following very important civil aviation documentation: The Chicago Convention of 1944 on … International Civil Aviation; The Geneva Convention of 19/06/1948 on the International Recognition of Rights Affecting Aircrafts; The Rome Convention of 29/05/1933 on Unifying Certain Rules Relating to the Distraining of Aircrafts; The Montreal Convention of 23/09/1971 on the Repression of Illicit Acts Directed Against Civil Aviation Security; The Montreal Protocol of 24/02/1998 on the Repression of Illicit Acts of...

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CIVIL STATUS, ADOPTIONS, DIVORCE AND PROBATE

We handle marriage preparations and counseling especially between non nationals and nationals. Divorce, judicial separation and adoption proceedings in both civil and common law jurisdictions of Cameroon. Child care handling and old age legislation. We represent many families at various probate registries to obtain the required papers for the estates they want to mange.

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Oil and Gas

The potential of Cameroon’s natural resources especially the production of crude oil and gas as alternative energy sources has lately been more certain than any other time in the past. ATANGA LAW OFFICE, counsels major investors in this sector on all local laws and their implications to the particular activities of the client. We represent clients in obtaining the necessary permits and licences from the government who encourages investors in this sector. We also review/draft the necessary lease agreements especially counseling on PRODUCTION SHARING CONTRACTS AND CONCESSIONS.

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Telecommunications and Audio-visual law

We represent, counsel and defend clients on all aspects of telecommunications and audio-visual laws in Cameroon. We assist clients to obtain all the necessary authorizations, concessions or declarations before the competent authorities where necessary. We also assist clients to access public networks, get interconnected and share infrastructure with other operators. Regarding telecommunications disputes, we defend client’s interests before the Telecommunications Regulatory Board and the competent courts. ATANGA LAW OFFICE is also very active in providing legal services in the information technology sector. We do not only register domain names with the National Agency for Information Technology and Communication (ANTIC), but...

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Intellectual Property Law

ATANGA LAW OFFICE has developed a vast IP practices as its attorneys obtained training from the African Intellectual Property Organisation (OAPI) after sound academic schooling in renown national universities and institutes. Our firm has been licensed by OAPI (mandataire agreer) to assist, counsel and defend clients in all IP related matters before OAPI. The services we offer in this regards are the following (list not exhaustive): PATENTS AND CERTIFICATES OF ADDITION. Our services include, amongst others: a). Registrations (Filing) b). PCT Regional Phase registration c). Conversion of Certificates of Addition to Patent Certificates d). Annuity Payments e). Restoration of rights...

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Investment Treaty Law

The 2002 Investment Charter encourages productive investment in Cameroon. Thus it offers alluring conditions to investors in the form of incentives and guarantees. It is a liberal law in which the legislator calls on all natural persons or corporate bodies of Cameroonian or foreign nationality, irrespective of their place of residence, to undertake economic activity in Cameroon. The charter provides the following privileges: • Foreign nationals have the right to enjoy the same liberties and protection of the law as those granted Cameroonian natural persons or corporate bodies. • Foreign nationals have the right to enjoy the manifold rights governing...

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