Expertise & Services

Our long-term African experience and solid network are at the disposal of our clients.

Company Law

Company Law

Adapted local partner’s introduction; Due diligence; Setting up and registration of entities; Arbitration processes assistance; Bylaws amendments; Cost and management optimization; Corporate restructuring.

For instance, we performed multiple registrations of companies and branches, regional restructuring of entities, and technical assistance in our area of intervention for Kosmos Energy, Trident Energy, Tullow Oil, Mitsui, Technip, CHC, Wellgear, SBM OC, International SOS, etc.

Contract Law

Contract Law

Drafting of civil and commercial contracts; Drafting and/or analysis of contracts with affiliated companies, lenders, insurance companies; Assistance in arbitration processes on Contract Law.

For instance, reiterated drafting and revision of significant contracts as PSC, Farm-outs, Confidentiality clauses, Commercial Oil and Gas Contracts, Share agreements, etc of Hess, Kosmos Energy, Mitsui, Technip, CHC, Trident Energy, etc.

Business Services

Business Services

Local representative services, intermediation, the introduction of local partners, visas, etc. Introduction of key Authorities and individuals to companies.

For instance, representation through Bpremium of the brand Discovery/Eurosport on our area of intervention.

Security Law

Security Law

Review, analysis, and drafting of security agreements, assistance with the granting and enforcement of securities, either from private companies of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

For instance, advice, drafting, and revision of multiple security agreements in the frame of complex oil and gas investments and restructuring for Kosmos Energy, Trident Energy, Hess, Mitsui, etc.

Hydrocarbons Law

Hydrocarbons Law

Drafting and negotiation of hydrocarbons-related agreements with the State; Analysis of Equatorial Guinea’s Hydrocarbons Law and Petroleum Operations’ Regulations; Assistance with relations with the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons and relevant bodies.

For instance, multiple discussions with Governments and Public Companies in charge of the Oil and Gas interests of the State on PSCs, Farm-outs, Settlement agreements, local content projects, etc. for Hess, Kosmos Energy, Ophir, Trident Energy, Tullow Oil, Mitsui, Technip, CHC, International SOS, Swire Pacific etc.

Tax & Customs Law

Tax & Customs Law

Tax negotiations with the Tax Authorities related to tax clauses, tax exemptions; Tax planning (Corporate & Personal Income Tax); Computation, filing, and payment on behalf of our clients of any kind of tax. Advisory; Assistance in negotiations with Local Authorities and customs processes.

For instance, various successful settlement agreements, tax, and customs advantageous regimes, and elimination of significant constraints (in the frame of arbitration processes, for the filing of tax returns, etc …) obtained with the Authorities of our area of intervention for Hess, Marathon Oil, Glencore, Kosmos Energy, Gunvor, Marubeni, Mitsui, Tullow Oil, Trident Energy, CHC, Fluor, etc.

Labour Law

Labor Law

Advisory; Litigation with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security; Work permits; Drafting of labor contracts and related documents; Assistance for employees’ sanctions, dismissal, resignation, etc.

For instance, ongoing assistance on labor issues including labor audits and technical advice for Technip, CHC, Kosmos Energy, Swire Pacific, Wellgear, Medilink, etc.

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