As a result of its geographical location, Cameroon is a gateway and portal to the Central African sub-region. Thus, opportunities in the transport sector abound which include air transport, ports, rail and roads, and transport infrastructure. In Cameroon, the transport industry is growing – the road projects concentrate on connectivity. Also, the ports are being developed, which will eventually boost the economy in the regions concerned and Cameroon.
Our transport team is comprised of lawyers who possess and deliver in-depth knowledge of the aviation, rail, road and shipping industries. We represent leading national and international client in all aspects related to this dynamic industry.
Our lawyers have experience in transport matters ranging from leasing and acquiring aircrafts to reviewing contractual agreements, to advising on transport infrastructure, to handling dispute resolution.
One of our huge assets which we use to provide diligent and reliable services is our cross departmental team. We understand that the transport industry touches on different aspects such as contracts, intellectual property, employment &labour, financing and thus in the spirit of teamwork, we pool our savoir-faire to come up with creative and impacting strategies and solutions.
Shipping & Maritime
Our Maritime lawyers have experience in this domain, with our clients including lenders and financial investors, port owners and operators, port authorities, ship owners and charterers, shippers, transit agents, and shippers. Our team is well equipped to help you navigate the complexities in the industry.
Our key strengths include our dedication, responsiveness, an in-depth understanding of challenges our clients face in this vital sector, and our creative solutions.
Our experience and areas of work includes:
– Cargo loss
– Collision and Maritime casualties
– Damage claims
– Domestic litigation
– M&A / Joint ventures
– Marine and oil pollution
– Maritime attachments, vessel arrests and liens
– Maritime contracts
– Port concessions
– Port projects, including financing, development and construction
– Registration, Deregistration, and Transfers of vessels.
Globally, the aviation industry has taken a great hit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic strain, many actors in the aviation sector such as the airlines, financiers, and operators have been affected. These stakeholders are at crossroads and have to make significant decisions with regard to their operations, investments, other legal and business challenges.
As a result of our considerable experience and knowledge in the commercial aviation sector developed through our representation of airlines and other relevant parties, we have a clear understanding and perspective of the many issues that arise in the sector, as well as the insight necessary to resolve them.
Our clients include leading airlines, banks, financiers, insurers, leasing companies, maintenance organizations, service providers, travel companies and other key players in this exciting sector.
Aviation Services include:
– Acquisition and leasing of new and used aircrafts
– Commercial dispute resolution
– Commercial issues & transactions
– Debt recovery
– Employee rights
– General disputes
– Intellectual Property
– Non-contentious legal & advisory services
– Regulatory matters
A viable road system plays a crucial and critical role in our economy, and our lawyers are skilled at advising clients on the multifaceted intricacies associated with operating this critical infrastructure.
Our infrastructure lawyers have extensive experience advising on road and bridge development, including project finance, public procurement, contracts and construction.
Our areas of work include:
- Asset finance
- Bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency
- Compliance and regulatory
- Commercial and contract matters
- Dispute resolution
- Financing arrangements
- Health and safety
- Intellectual Property
- Mergers & Acquisition
- Private equity and venture capital
- Strategic alliances