Who we are
D. MOUKOURI & Partners is a leading business law firm in Cameroon providing outstanding legal services to clients involved in all the sectors of the economy. The firm was set up in response to the demand for locally-based lawyers with the international exposure and specialized expertise required to maintain high professional standards.
With offices situated at the heart of the Cameroon economic capital in Douala, home to government offices (tax, customs, law courts, Chamber of Commerce), ports authorities and top-notch multinational corporations, D. MOUKOURI & Partners is within the heartbeat of the business community in Cameroon. We offer full legal assistance to clients and advise on high-profile deals including infrastructure, telecommunications and energy projects in Cameroon and on cross-border transactions.
We have so far offered exceptional legal services to our clientele including private clients and sophisticated multinational corporations based in Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
What We Do
The litigation and arbitration services we offer reflect a deep understanding of the duality of the Cameroonian legal system (based on both Civil law and Common law) and comply with the high ethical values expected from the firm. Our Partners and Associates speak English, French and Spanish. They are mostly dual-qualified lawyers and are among the pre-eminent attorneys in Africa, as they enjoy cross-domain specialisations acquired in Africa, in Europe and in the United States of America. With a dedicated technology department, Fintech, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Crowdfunding, LegalTech, and data protection are part of our DNA.
We are Technology lawyers in Cameroon, with a department focused on the convergence of financial services and technology. We handle legal, regulatory, and commercial issues specific to Fintech projects and businesses. We advise on all the aspects of protecting ideas, creativity, and data in Cameroon and within the CEMAC zone.
The D. MOUKOURI AND PARTNERS’ pioneering technology department has been recognized by The Legal500.
Our team has a research-oriented approach and focuses on being responsive, on innovating and offering a high level of specialized expertise through a deep understanding of our clients’ issues and desired outcomes. We diligently handle their work, and support them in achieving their goals.
Well grounded in OHADA law (Unified Business Law applicable in 17 countries in Africa), D. MOUKOURI & Partners is the only law firm in Cameroon, that has conceived, organized and sustained an international OHADA training programme, under the scientific supervision of the OHADA Permanent Secretariat. The « OHADA Professional Days », the firm’s annual training programme on the harmonized business law practice in Africa attracts law firms’ and companies’ delegates from all over the 17 member States.
D. MOUKOURI & Partners is also the first firm in Cameroon to be officially involved in the adoption by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), of the resolution in favour of the Global Pact for Environment. For over a decade we have gained recognition from the World Bank for our contributions to the Doing Business and Public Procurement programmes. Furthermore, as a firm that takes its Corporate Social Responsibility seriously, we devote substantial time and resources to enlighten our community through our legal updates on the doing business environment in Cameroon.
D. MOUKOURI & Partners acts as trusted local counsel to foreign law firms requiring a first-rate legal expertise in the field and has a strong collaboration with leading law firms and eminent lawyers in over 200 Bar Associations and Law Societies in the world.
We are contributors to the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Trademarks and the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) on Mergers and Acquisitions. Our articles are also published by the International Bar Association (IBA) and One Trust Data Guidance – the World’s most widely used privacy, security, and third-party risk management platform.
D. MOUKOURI & Partners – Your legal partner in Central and West Africa.
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