Citadel Law Firm

An emerging law firm providing excellent and pragmatic legal services.

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About Citadel Law Firm

Citadel Law Firm

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Partnership (P)
Citadel Law Firm is an emerging law firm in Cameroon comprising a dedicated and dynamic team of bilingual (French & English) experienced lawyers and paralegals with a passion for law.

The firm focuses and strives on providing excellent and pragmatic legal services/representation to local and international clients within its core areas of expertise at a cost-effective rate whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism and legal ethics.

Citadel Law Firm's mission is to use its legal expertise as a launchpad to successfully and creatively tackle its clients’ legal challenges and business transactions.

The fulcrum of Citadel Law Firm's practice is centered on Doing Business in Cameroon.
The spectrum of the firm's legal services encapsulates an array of practice areas which is, but is not limited to: Corporate and Commercial law, Investment law, Immigration law, Employment law, Intellectual property, Conveyancing and property transactions, Debt recovery, Securities, Merger and Acquisition transactions, Corporate compliance and regulatory requirements (due diligence), Risk advisory services, Foreign direct investment, Corporate Governance, Company secretarial services, Legal drafting and Translation services (French-English/English-French), Litigation and dispute resolution.

Citadel Law Firm's professionalism and assiduousness as an emerging firm have enabled the firm successfully advise and assist major players in various industries; to wit: Public procurement sector, Consumer goods, Hospitality (hotel), Health care, Energy sector, Gambling sector, Mining sector, Fintech (e-money); just to name a few.

Thanks to the firm's network with international law firms, it has equally been able to physically represent and creatively tackle its clients’ business transactions in remote jurisdictions such as the Niger Republic as well as gained recognition by being an OUTSTANDING firm in its jurisdiction.

With Cameroon being a signatory to the OHADA TREATY ( Unified Business law practice applicable in 17 African countries), Citadel Law Firm has a mastery of practice and procedures of OHADA Laws together with both the civil and common law legal systems applicable in Cameroon.

Citadel Law Firm's modest office is situated at the heart of the metropolitan city of Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon and the major business hub of Central Africa and CEMAC Region.

Citadel Law Firm specializes in the practice areas of, but not limited to, Corporate Commercial Law, Employment Law & Benefit, Immigration Law & Cross-Border Issue, Telecom Media & Technology Law, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Business Advisory & Legal Due Diligence, Intellectual Property Law, and Pro Bono.

For prices, fees, pricing models, scheduling an appointment, or any other questions, contact Citadel Law Firm.

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75% Compliant

Last compliance verification on March 2023

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Citadel Law Firm

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Rated: 5

The Lawyers Global Global The Lawyers Global Global – Company

Reviewed Citadel Law Firm on Apr 29, 2020

Citadel Law Firm is the first choice firm in Cameroon

As an emerging law firm in Cameroon, Citadel Law Firm provides to its clients a higher level of professionalism, expertise, and outstanding client service in all its practice areas, including mastery in OHADA Laws.

Rating 5.00 of 5.00  

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Law Firm’s People

Total Headcount:  4 (2022)
Partners:  1
Non-Equity Partners:  
Of Counsels:  
Associates:  1
Fee Earners:  
Paralegal:  2
Staff Attorney:  
General Staff:  


Headcount: is to the sum of all the law firm’s people;
Partner: Partners may include the Managing Partner but not Non-Equity Partners;
Non-Equity Partners: Non-Equity Partners are law firm employees who were promoted from Associate to a tier of Partnership in which the lawyer does not share in the profits or capital of the firm;
Attorneys: Within the US, the main difference between an Attorney and a Lawyer is that an individual must successfully pass a bar exam and become a member of a state bar association to be considered an attorney. Within other countries Attorneys maybe considered as Lawyers;
Lawyers: Within the US, the main difference between a Lawyer and an Attorney is that the lawyer must successfully pass a bar exam and become a member of a state bar association to be considered an Attorney. Within other countries Lawyers maybe considered as Attorneys;
Counsels: Counsels are, in general, lawyers and does not refer to the nature of the relationship between the Attorney and a law firm;
Of Counsels: Of Counsel is the title of an Attorney in the legal profession of the United States who often has a relationship with a law firm or an organization but is neither an associate nor partner;
Associates: An Associate is a junior or senior Attorney who works at a law firm, or is employed by another Attorney;
Fee Earners: Fee Earners may include Partners, Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Assistant Solicitors, Trainees, Associates, and any other person whose time is charged against client work. Choose always the highest position before selecting a Fee Earner;
Paralegal: A paralegal is a professional who performs tasks that require knowledge of legal concepts but not the full expertise of a lawyer;
Staff Attorney: Staff Attorneys are associates with law degrees who have passed the Bar Exam in their states. They research, analyze, and write about complex legal issues;
General Staff: General Staff may include the COO, IT staff, Secretaries, personal assistants, and other law firm employees with a specific job description;
Other: any other people who work at a law firm that does not match any of the different categories;

Spoken Languages

English, French

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Citadel Law Firm (headquarter)

  • 758, Blvd de la reunification, Feu Rouge Bessengue
  • 3rd floor Aziccul Building
  • PO Box 599 DoualaCameroon

Middle AfricaAfrica

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achievements & recognitions

7 Awards

Citadel Law Firm's list of Awards & Accolades achieved at The Lawyers Global.

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Year Tier Position (band) Region Awarded by
2023 SHORTLISTED The Lawyers Global®
2022 Winner 1 Cameroon (Country) The Lawyers Global®
2022 Outstanding 2 Middle Africa (Sub-Region) The Lawyers Global®
2022 Outstanding 10 Africa (Continent) The Lawyers Global®
2021 Outstanding 21 Africa (Continent) The Lawyers Global®
2021 Outstanding 2 Cameroon (Country) The Lawyers Global®
2020 Outstanding 3 Cameroon (Country) The Lawyers Global®
2019 Outstanding 2 Cameroon (Country) The Lawyers Global®

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