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Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF
With the experience of Patrick DE WOLF and Romain BATTAJON, it is through Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF, that our firm offers its services in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to support our clients during their legal steps in sectors as varied as energy, mining, telecoms, financial sector, transport sector, etc.
Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF, is headed by Romain BATTAJON who puts at the service of our clients all his expertise acquired in the DRC, over the years. Fabian TCHÉKÉMIAN and Thierry BONTINCK complete this team and are supported in their work to serve clients of Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF by, among others Arnaud TSHIBANGU MUKENDI and Guélord MOSAU MBOMBO.
Some members of Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF, have been personally involved in the process of accession of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the OHADA treaty. This leads them to possess all the know-how in all the areas of OHADA law necessary for the defense of the interests of the Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF’s clients.
Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF advises major international financial institutions, banks, insurance companies, national regulators as well as active intermediaries in the sector.
Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF advises investors, mainly mining and oil operators, in the legal and tax structuring of their activities, in the choice and implementation of their legal operating vehicles, in obtaining permits, in their contractual relationships (suppliers, customers, workers, etc.) and in the management of their disputes.
Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF advises entrepreneurs who want to obtain energy production and distribution licenses. It assists them in the negotiation and the procedure of obtaining these licenses, in structuring and accompanying the project.
Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF advises information and communication technology operators, including, in obtaining authorizations, governance, contracts, network operations and dispute resolution.
In the field of transport, Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF has acquired a particular expertise in the rail sector, including, by advising the liquidators of a railway company and carrying out a complete legal audit of the Congolese National Railways Company. This experience extends to road and maritime transport.
The succes of Congo-Kinshasa by DALDEWOLF is based primarily on the dedication, ethics and professionalism of its members. They are committed to providing their clients with the highest level of expertise both in advising and in domestic and international litigation. They will also assist you in your relations with the political and administrative authorities.
- Patrick DE WOLF
Attorney at the Brussels Bar
Patrick De Wolf has significant experience in assisting foreign investors in the DRC and in the countries of the sub-region. He is a pioneer of OHADA law in the DRC. He is recognized as an expert in mergers and acquisitions and arbitration. He teaches business law at the university (UCL).
Attorney at Kinshasa Matete and Brussels Bar
Active in the DRC since 2007, Romain BATTAJON advises many companies active in the DRC in all areas of business law. He is also the initiator of the pan-African think tank ABLE Network/Club 54 dedicated to improving business law.
Attorney at the Brussels Bar
Fabian TCHÉKÉMIAN as acquired valuable expertise in negotiating contracts under DRC law. He is a specialist in OHADA law. He took part in numerous acquisition and restructuring operations. He is a certified mediator and advises companies in the context of international arbitration.
Attorney at the Brussels and Paris Bar
Thierry BONTINCK deals with European Union law cases on issues relating to the European internal Market and its access from third countries. He is a specialist in the law of the Lomé Convention (ACP), as well as restrictive measures imposed by the Council of the European Union.
Arnaud TSHIBANGU MUKENDI
Attorney at the Brussels and New York Bar
Arnaud Tshibangu MUKENDI
has developed expertise in financial law, mining law and international arbitration through his professional experience in Europe and the United States.
Guélord MOSAU MBOMBO
Attorney at Kinshasa Matete Bar
Guélord Mosau Mbombo deals mainly with issues related to investments, Public Procurement, PPPs as well as mining and hydrocarbons Law.