Citadel Law Firm is an emerging Business law firm based in Douala, Cameroon, comprising of a dedicated and dynamic team of bilingual (French & English) experienced legal professionals passionate on rendering legal services.
We provide bespoke, excellent and innovative legal solutions to our clientele based in Douala, Cameroon and abroad, within our core areas of expertise at a cost-effective rate whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism and legal ethics.
Our mission is to use our legal expertise as a launchpad to successfully and creatively tackle our clients’ legal challenges and business transactions.
WHAT WE Offer
As an emerging Business law firm seeking to be distinctive, we have built our practice on the fulcrums of PROFESSIONALISM, TEAMWORK and EXCELLENCE.
Citadel Law Firm provides legal services such as legal advisory, negotiation and transactional operations, legal assistance and representation, legal drafting, soliciting, regulatory compliance, company secretarial services, conducting legal due diligence, risk advisory services, legal translation services (French-English/English-French), probono, criminal background verification services to clients involved in diverse sectors of the economy in Cameroon.
We advise on a wide range of legal matters which includes, but is not limited to, all aspects of OHADA Business law, Corporate and Commercial law, Corporate governance, Employment law, Immigration law and cross border transaction, Transportation and mobility law, Dispute resolution and Litigation, Intellectual property law, Regulatory compliance, International trade and investment law, Telecommunication projects, Technology, Fintech, data protection in Cameroon.
We are OAPI licensed Industrial Property counsel offering a full range of legal services focused on advising, assisting, and representing our clients in obtaining, exploiting, maintaining, and defending their industrial property portfolios before the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) whose jurisdiction covers all 17 member states towit; Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo Brazzaville, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, and Togo.
As licensed Intellectual Property Lawyers we counsel and handle assignments involving trademarks registration, tradenames registration, patents registration, industrial designs, geographical indications, copyright, unfair competition, and data security within OAPI region.
Thanks to our expertise, we have been able to assist and provide full legal advice in high-end projects in the Telecommunication sector, Media and Entertainment sector, Online Gambling, Transportation and Mobility sector, Agribusiness, Health Care, Retail & Consumer products, Financial sector, Industry & Manufacturing, Maritime, Wildlife Protection, Power & Renewable Energy Sector, Information Technology, Visa and Immigration consultants, Innovation and Fintech in Cameroon and Cemac region.
Following our network with leading international law firms, we have been able to successfully cover cross border transaction for our clients in other jurisdictions such as Ivory Coast, Niger Republic, Congo DRC and Senegal.
With Cameroon being a signatory to the OHADA TREATY (Unified Business law practice applicable in 17 African countries), our legal experts are proficient with the practice and procedures of OHADA uniform together with both the civil and common law legal systems applicable in Cameroon.
Citadel Law Firm has been an active consultant to the World Bank Group “Doing Business” project , the only Cameroonian firm featured on the Global Edition of the Dual Citizenship Report.
Clients routinely engage Citadel Law Firm to confidently address their business challenges, minimize possible risk and provide them cutting edge legal advice.