Dikuba Law Firm

Practice areas

Our firm offers market leading capacity on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, corporate governance, initial public offerings, equity issues, projects and tax.

Our clients are also able to draw upon the formidable reputation of our dispute resolution practice on transactions where management risk is a key value.
Corporate Dikuba Law Firm
DIKUBA LAW FIRM is a leading commercial litigation practice in Cameroon. Successfully resolving complex national and international disputes for our clients is the practice’s forte and we are the advisers of choice for some of the country’s best known businesses.

Increasingly, litigation is no longer seen as the sole resource of clients seeking legal remedies to protect or defend their commercial position. We have a distinguished broad-based international arbitration practice. We are also responsive to clients’ needs to seek other alternative means of dispute resolution, such as mediation.

We provide expert specialist dispute resolution advice in areas such as employment, personal injury, health and safety, fraud, partnership disputes and professional negligence and also work very closely with clients to avoid disputes in the first place. Our dispute resolution expertise includes helping clients reduce their exposure to transaction related litigation and to regulatory risk investigations.

As a firm we are strongly committed to the development of our advocacy practice.
Dispute resolution Dikuba Law Firm
Our debt recovery practice advises on international and domestic loans (including acquisition finance and real estate finance), project finance, securisation and capital markets as well as on corporate recovery matters.

We offer a comprehensive service to a client base that is well-balanced between borrowers and lenders.

Clients recognise our practice for the genuinely wide perspective we bring to transactions, our strong transaction management and our ability to handle demanding transactional structuring issues.

A core part of our strategy is the internationalisation of our practices in key growth regions of Central and West Africa.

We see our ability to draw a strong litigation/contentious support as being particularly important where a financing is being conducted in difficult circumstances.
Finance Dikuba Law Firm
Our firm has a reputation for executing complex real estate deals with the accuracy and speed. Many are the first of their kind.

Our real estate specialist is often the driver of transactions in which our first class corporate,finance and tax lawyers play important supporting roles.

Our client base spread between owners, developers and institutional investors.
Real estate Dikuba Law Firm
Our firm is constantly devising fresh technical and workable solutions to our clients’ problems by having a sound understanding of the commercial background to the matter in hand. We aim to work in partnership with our clients as their ongoing trusted advisers.
Our non-contentious tax advice covers international transactional and advisory work, including:
- Mergers and Acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate reorganisations
- Banking, structured finance and corporate recovery
- Investment funds
- Real Estate investment and development
- VAT and Duties.

We also developed a niche for insurance tax advice. This is a complex and highly specialised area.

The firm’s reputation for dispute resolution is replicated in our tax practice. Our combination of tax expertise and dispute resolution experience enables us to help clients resolve disputes out of court whilst at the same time preparing for litigation, should it become unavoidable.
Tax Dikuba Law Firm
The firm advises on trust and succession issues. We advise with regard to all aspects of Charity Law and related taxation issues.

We handle contentious issues within the firm, with advice from our litigation colleagues. This ensures that all disputes receive expert attention from specialist practitioners.
Trust and chattels Dikuba Law Firm
Our firm has excellent industry knowledge in the energy. We focus on sectors such as electricity, oil and gas, health care in all global markets. An important element required of legal advisers in this sector is a strong knowledge of emerging and transition markets; and we have such knowledge and expertise, in many cases arising from secondments to, or having worked in energy companies. The result is a team with a rare breadth of expertise which is able to execute large corporate deals as well as advise on sector specific issues.

Our market practice advises on domestic and international projects across all areas of the energy industry, covering upstream project development, pipelines, LNG projects and trading, refineries, petro-chemicals, power projects. We are also involved at the cutting edge of emerging energy initiatives such as carbon capture and bio fuels.
Energy and natural resources Dikuba Law Firm
The pace of regulatory change, heightened competition and convergence have created an environment which calls for media lawyers with heavyweight corporate, contentious and regulatory expertise and the ability to handle the largest cross-border media work. Our firm can offer this and more.
Media and entertainment Dikuba Law Firm
Rapid consolidation within the industry, a swathe of new legislation and a tightened regulatory regime make it imperative for insurance companies to take timely, commercial and thorough legal advice. It is our breadth of knowledge, geographical coverage and expertise in the financial institutions sector which enables us to provide comprehensive and first class advice to clients in this field.

Our involvement in innovative transactions in the sector by means of subordinated debt and securitisation.

We have substantial insurance tax practice which allows us to provide tax advice to clients in an area traditionally dominated by accountancy firms. Our collective expertise allows us to service our clients’ corporate tax and regulatory work without the involvement of accountants.
Our insurance litigation team handles complex, high value and high profile claims, frequently with an international element. We are involved in aviation, banking, energy and directors’ and officers’ insurance. The team also includes our reinsurance practice which handles all forms of reinsurance disputes. Our regulatory group provides risk management advice, as well as advising on all aspects of investigations.

A strong broker practice, insurance insolvency practice and the thriving defendant personal injury practice complete the picture.

The firm usually works with insurers and reinsurers, as well as major insured companies and their captive insurers and brokers.
Insurance and reinsurance Dikuba Law Firm
The environmental and health safety practice draws on a wide body of expertise within the firm to provide risk management advice and solutions to meet the ever-increasing requirements of our clients.

We provide a wide range of stand-alone advice on issues as diverse as directors’ liabilities under environmental and health and safety laws across a broad range of industries operating both in Cameroon and internationally.

Our pre-eminent litigations department deals with both litigation and alternative dispute resolution matters concerning environmental issues. The breadth of our practice includes contract disputes, judicial review and public and private international law.
Environmental and healthsafety Dikuba Law Firm
The leisure and sport industry is one of the largest sectors of the world economy and clients need cross-border legal advice across a spectrum of practice areas. Our international leisure practice covers a range of industries including: travel and holiday, casinos and gaming, hotels, health clubs, day visitor attractions, cinemas and night clubs and sports.

Sport is an increasingly lucrative and dynamic element of the leisure industry, and we have specialist sports law group to reflect this.
Our travel, leisure and sport practice has a flexible structure involving lawyers from across our practice departments, but most significantly from:
- Corporate
- Dispute Resolution
- Real Estate
- Regulatory & Disciplinary

Our expertise in sports law ranges from advice on regulatory and disciplinary issues to advising on sponsorship, the exploitation of broadcasting and other rights, and acquisitions and/or restructurings of sports governing bodies.
Sports & leisure Dikuba Law Firm
We advise on transport legal matters across aircraft, rolling stock and ship acquisition and financing, through flotation, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets activity. We also advise on regulatory, environmental, planning and infrastructure.

Our firm understands the shipping industry. Due to the breadth of our experience, we can deal with any shipping related issue, from the most complex structured and leasing transaction, marine incident leading to litigation or arbitration, to the more straight forward sale and purchase transaction, charter party negotiation or cargo claim.
Transport shipping & aviation Dikuba Law Firm