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Firm Overview

D.MOUKOURI & Partners is a Law firm offering a wide range of quality and cost effective legal services through its team of experienced professionals. Our motto is « SMART – AVAILABLE – EFFICIENT ».

D. MOUKOURI & Partners Law firm was set up in response to the demand for locally-based lawyers with the international exposure and specialised expertise required to maintain high professional standards.

With offices situated at the heart of the economic capital of Cameroon-Douala, home to government offices (taxation, customs, law courts, Cameroon chamber of Commerce), ports authorities and top notch multinational corporations, D.MOUKOURI & Partners is within the heartbeat of the business community in Cameroon.

D.MOUKOURI & Partners represents clients in Cameroon as well as Central and West Africa. Additionally, the firm acts as trusted local counsel to foreign law firms requiring local knowledge, assistance or, client representation in Cameroon.

Well grounded with OHADA (Unified Business Law applicable in 17 member States in Africa) procedures (The law governing business transactions in Cameroon), the firm is routinely involved in carrying out OHADA related missions in conjunction with lawyers from other OHADA member States including The Democratic Republic of Congo.

Further, our competence reflects a deep understanding of the duality of the Cameroonian legal system which is based on civil law (Romano-Germanic system of law) on the one hand and the Common law system on the other hand.

Our team of, bilingual and smart lawyers and legal consultants has a research-oriented approach and is keen on providing quality and cost effective solutions to the legal challenges you may be faced with.

D.MOUKOURI & Partners – Your legal partner in Central and West Africa.


Danielle Moukouri

Managing Partner of D.MOUKOURI & Partners Lawfirm; Lecturer in Common Law and Legal practice Masters programme in ″ Courts Administration and Legal Practice ″– University of ABOMEY – CALAVI (Benin); Promoter of "Les Journées du Professionnel OHADA"; ADR Consultant.

Major skills: Legal research and consulting ; Common Law and Civil Law practice; Business Law practice (Including maritime and aviation law); Incorporation of companies in OHADA member states and in West Africa; Legal assistance of corporate bodies in OHADA member States and in West Africa; Company secretary tasks; Legal translation (French-English/ English-French); Training of professionals in Business law practice and court procedures; Negotiation and drafting of business agreements; Debt recovery procedures; Filing of trademarks and patents at OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organisation)and related litigation; Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms (Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration); Leasing transactions; Drafting of Oil and Gas contracts; Advice on commercial investments options; Legal evaluation and management of projects.

Practice Areas

The firm’s practice covers, but is not limited to, general business law including investment law, corporate law (incorporation, company secretariat, due diligence in mergers and acquisition deals, liquidation etc), general commercial law, debt recovery, securities, intellectual property law, mining and energy law, telecommunication law, banking law, insurance law, aviation law, maritime law, employment contracts and labour disputes, as well as civil law (adoption, divorce, real estate transactions and probate law etc…) and immigration law.

As a firm that takes its Corporate Social Responsibility seriously, we devote substantial time and resources to enlightening our community through publications dealing with challenges facing the business and legal environment of doing business in Cameroon and in other African countries.

The firm’s state-of-the-art office is equipped with modern technology and offers clients an interactive experience and, provides a lively and efficient atmosphere which enhances staff productivity.