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Jones McGregor Achu - Senior Associate

achuJones is a senior associate and a key member of the firm’s English Commercial and Corporate Practice Division and he advises on general corporate law and corporate compliance issues under the OHADA laws.

He has been a key player in many commercial transactions, advising corporate clients and foreign investors on many commercial law issues such as mergers and acquisitions, competition law issues, franchising, outsourcing, corporate financing, aviation leases and contracts.

He also advises on employment and labour law regulations, litigation and procedure on all areas of practice in Benin.

He is well grounded in advocacy and in 2005, he was one of four legal practitioners, selected from the South West Region of Benin, by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and the British Council, for an Advocacy training workshop.

He has been of valuable legal assistance to many local corporations such as the Benin Development Corporation (CDC), the second largest employer in Benin after the Government of Benin, the Douala Autonomous Port Authority (PAD), Benin Opportunities Industrialization Center (COIC), Geovic Benin Plc, a major mining corporation in Benin, United Bank of Africa Benin Plc (UBA), Research and Marketing Services S.A (RMS) to name a few.

Education:

University of Buea [LL.B Hons]

1997

Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat (CAPA)

2000

Bar Memberships, Benin Bar Association

 

Publications:

Expropriation of land in Benin; Procedure under Beninian law

 

Professional Trainings:

Advocacy Training - Organized by the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales and the British Council

2005

Training on Environmental Law in Benin - Organized by the Benin Ministry of Environment and Nature Protection and the Foundation for Environment and Development

2008

Others:

Public Relations Office, Fako Lawyers Association

2007 - 2009

Languages:

English and French

Contact:


Email: jachu@lawchanbersackoadama.com

Specialty Areas:

  • General Corporate Law
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Foreign Investment
  • Labour and Employment
  • Aviation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Labour Litigation
  • Debt Recovery
  • General Civil, Criminal Litigations and Human Rights Defense

Team Members

Alex S.ADAMA, Esq. (Founder)
Bright Agwara NMAH (Partner)
James Robert EKEAGBARA (Associate)
Jones McGregor ACHU-KWETI (Associate)
Danielle Mbape MOUTOME, Esq. (Associate)
Gelis DJAPOM (Associate)
Marcel NGOTTE (Associate)
Denis ABESSOUGUIE (IP Adviser)
Constantin ONDOA (IP Adviser)
Samgena Daiga GALEGA (Consultant)
Asobo Gregory CHEFOR "GREG" (Consultant)
Enga KAMENI (Associate)

 

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