ABOUT US

Kalema Legal & Associates is a leading full-service independent law firm in the Democratic Republic of Congo offering you a full circle of legal services whether you are a local, regional or international client.  We advise on high value complex cross border transactions involving the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Through correspondent law firms, we are present - in the Francophone African countries, particularly in the countries members of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).

The firm serves clients in both French and English languages, responding in real-time to clients' requests-taking advantage of modern information technology infrastructure and are committed to delivering a quality work and complying with high standard ethical values.
Our team of Lawyers is composed of a majority of senior Lawyers, with comprehensive experience and specific strong expertise.

 

OUR PRACTICE AREAS

BANKING & FINANCE

We advise and provide support on domestic and cross-border transactions in numerous areas ranging from acquisition finance and project finance (including infrastructure) to structure and trade finance.

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CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL

Corporate and Commercial is the core of our practice areas. We service a variety of clients ranging from multinational companies, banks, financial institutions on all aspects in the corporate sphere.

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EMPLOYMENT

We can provide a wide range of services including but not limited to general advice on employment laws , drafting and reviewing contract of employments leading the whole process leading to the termination of an employee.

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MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

We have a wide range of experience advising on all aspects that in an M&A transaction. We take a team-oriented approach that frequently demands solutions across multiple legal areas of which the firm is able to provide.

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LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

We are actively involved in various forms of dispute resolution available. We are regularly called upon at the early stages of dispute situations.

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BUSINESS IMMIGRATION

As immigration laws and procedures are constantly changing, businesses rely on experienced legal expertise to help navigate the complex systems of immigration laws.

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INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Kalema Legal & Associates assist clients with legal issues arising from high profile infrastructure projects of all sizes and complexity.

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PROJECT FINANCE

The  law firm has vast experience in advising on legal matters relating to project structuring and development, financing, construction and other contract issues.

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TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND IT

We handle advisory and regulatory assignments in the telecommunications sector. Our lawyers are known for their ability to find practical solutions in this area of law.

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ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES

Our law firm has developed a major practice in this area which covers the whole range of the energy and natural resources sectors including hydrocarbons, mining, electricity and power.

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LEGAL EVALUATION OF PROJECTS

Our law firm offers legal opinions and legal evaluation of projects including but not limited to: advisory opinions to investors, corporate bodies and financial institutions..

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