General Business Law Department

Congo Brazzaville
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Headquartered in Portugal, VdA garners recognition for its "attention to detail and understanding of the regional legal framework." The team has expertise in corporate matters, in addition to knowledge of regulatory issues. It also capably handles matters arising under OHADA law.

Head of the firm's OHADA practice, Matthieu Le Roux 's experience focuses on corporate litigation. He possesses considerable experience in tax disputes, corporate restructuring and employment. Observers appreciate that he is "a hands-on lawyer."

Olivier Bustin is based in the firm's Lisbon office, with a great deal of "country expertise" in the two Congos, according to interviewees. He is well known for his expertise in the oil and gas sector. Sources emphasise that "he's very aware of regulatory issues and the steps that need to be taken in order to get an oil and gas project off the ground."