Francine is a paralegal at the Nico Halle & Co. Law Firm. Her practical experience focuses on corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, and dispute resolution. Her experience also includes drafting and reviewing legal contracts, deeds, and other legal papers.

Francine advises local and international clients on the OHADA Uniform Acts, legal issues on setting up and doing business in Cameroon, and conducts due diligence investigations. Francine also provides a full range of corporate & commercial legal services including corporate reorganization, mergers & acquisitions, creation and dissolution of corporations, corporate finance, commercial transactions and business contracts.

In Banking & Finance, Francine has experience advising institutional lenders, property developers, and corporates on finance transactions. These services touch on real estate finance, acquisition finance, and development finance.

Her intellectual property experience focuses on trademark prosecution aspects such as trademark searches, filings, and maintenance, advising on trademark litigation and dispute resolution relating to IP rights, including trademark infringement and trademark oppositions.



  • University of Douala – PHD Researcher
  • University of Douala – LLM in Business Corporate and Finance Law
  • University of Douala – Bachelor’s degree in Business Corporate and Finance Law
  • Pan African Institute of West African States – Diploma in Human Resources


  • English
  • French