Admitted to the Bar of Kinshasa/Matete (2001), Certified mining and quarries agent (2003), Senior Lecturer at the Law School of the University Libre of Kinshasa (2003) and Foreign Legal consultant in Johannesburg (2010).

Mr. Edmond Cibamba Diata is a partner and the managing partner of the Cabemery and Partners (PTY) Ltd. in Johannesburg. He joined the law firm Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associés in 2002. His areas of practice cover mining and hydrocarbon law, corporate law, OHADA law, tax law, legal evaluation of projects, labor law, insurance law and litigation.

Mr. Edmond Cibamba Diata holds his degree in economic and social law from the University Libre of Kinshasa since 1995. He also holds a degree in economic development and a degree in insurance law from the same University since 2007. He is currently doing his Doctoral Studies in tax law at the University of Kinshasa. He is also Senior Lecturer at the Law School of the University Libre of Kinshasa where he teaches tax and mining Law since 2003.

He speaks French, English, Tshiluba, Lingala and Swahili.