Chairman and Managing Partner: Alexis Vincent Gomes, Lawyer.
Senior Partners: Roland Bembelly & 6 Lawyers
Holder of a PhD in business law and a M.Sc. & MBA in taxation, business consulting and management respectively from the University of Nanterre Paris 10 and INSEEC in France, Roland BEMBELLY is an experienced Barrister. He practiced in Paris from 2000 to 2009. He integrated the GOMES LAW FIRM in 2010. He is also member of the International Association of Petroleum Negotiators. Talented author, he has already published two useful books titled: “The mining law in Congo”, in 2015 and “The code of hydrocarbon” in 2019. Furthermore, a third publication is under way about “The subcontracting of Oil & Gas”. Precisely, Roland BEMBELLY is a specialist of mining and hydrocarbon law.
Mainly based in Pointe-noire, Republic of Congo, The GOMES LAW FIRM is one of the most notorious law firms in the country. Made of six highly experienced lawyers and five jurists, the GOMES LAW FIRM has a reputation of a winner. The number of its prestigious clients can prove that. The firm has become one of the most trusted in Congo and has also a branch in Brazzaville, the capital of Congo. The firm remains a leader in numerous areas such business law, mining and hydrocarbon law, OHADA law, maritime and port law, legal advice and litigation, debt recovery and pre-litigation.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm intervenes in all sectors of law. In the OHADA law, the firm deals with arbitration, commercial law, business law, collateral law, debt recovery (referral procedure), collective procedures and the transport law. GOMES LAW FIRM, can deal with cases from oversea Countries such as Gabon, Democratic republic of Congo and Angola particularly in Cabinda
Legal Advice, Litigation and Arbitration
The firm does intervene also in the follow—up of pre-litigation cases during the judicial phase before the court of law in Congo and can act on demand before the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (CCJA). The firm can handle cases related to business funding, fusion or merger, purchasing, criminal law of business affairs.
The firm can provide full support in creating business from individuals or corporations, funding projects, juridical opinion as well as judicial cases before all jurisdictions in Congo.
Consulting and Business Management
GOMES LAW FIRM does legal consulting in business law on the mining and hydrocarbon field for international companies upon request from other international law firms.
The firm does represent several big companies regarding legal matters in various economic sectors. Companies such as CIMAF, CONGO TERMINAL, SAIPEM, AERCO, BOS CONGO, BRASCO, HALLIBURTON, CHEVRON, BANQUE COMMERCIALE INTERNATIONAL, SANOFI, LUKOIL and SMT have trusted its winning mentality.