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Banking and Finance

Our team in the banking and finance department has represented various clients in the financial and legal advisory services including national and international lending institution, bank, insurance companies, leasing companies, investment firms, energy sector companies and other type of financial institutions.

We have extensive experience and represent clients in a broad spectrum of corporate finance transaction such as shareholder agreement, documentation of credit facilities, debt advising and recovery, lending agreement, acquisition credit facilities, asset based-loan, leverage buyout, commercial paper bank facilities, Project financing developmental financing

Our law firm acts as consultants and facilitators to foreigners and multinational companies seeking to increase their investments in Cameroon and further provide legal opinions on a wide range of investment issues

Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Kinsmen Advocates team of first class and proven Arbitrators and Mediators have the expertise to bring your case to a justiciable end through arbitration and mediation proceedings.

With close to 100% success rate, we attempt to settle disputes amicably and zealously.

Employment and Labour

From recruitment to retirement, our team of highly trained employment and labour law specialists provide informed counsel to assist our Clients and help them manage legal situations involving all kinds of labour issues.

We also provide services relating to the setting up, management, restructuring and mergers of Pension Schemes and a host of other employment matters. 

We also advise to ensure compliance with the extant regulations governing labour relations including the labour code, constitution and all other laws regulating the labour sector.

We offer you expert legal advice on, employee compensation & benefits, pension labour disputes & settlement. 

Family and Matrimonial Law

We entertain broad range of issues ranging from adoption, child custody, divorce, domestic violence, juvenile dependency and delinquency, property rights, support obligations, visitation rights, paternity, Wills , letters of administration and inheritance. Our team of lawyers has over the year’s registered significant success in this area of practice and thereby fulfilling our objectives of ensuring client satisfaction.

Maritime Law

We deal with all the different stakeholders in the Maritime industry including shipbuilders, owners, charterers, financiers, port authorities and government on wet and dry shipping, admiralty and finance matters.

Our lawyers deal with the full range of legal issues arising from the Sector. We advise our Clients and enable them benefit from ample opportunities that are present in the Maritime industry.

We offer you expert legal advice on, vessel financing and registration, international trade and commodities, maritime litigation.

Company secretarial service

Kinsmen Advocated Law Firm secretarial services ranges from; statutory filings and returns (Alteration of objects, notification of change of director, change of corporate head office and increase of share capital), attend company board meetings, render secretarial services in meetings, advise on compliance on applicable regulations, maintain a register & other records, render proper returns and provision of registered office.
The status of a company secretary has evolved and our qualified solicitors can provide the above services in a professional and timely manner.

Entertainment Law

At Kinsmen Advocates, we represent clients across diverse areas in the sports and entertainment industry throughout Cameroon and abroad.

We negotiate contracts & insurance for athletes, sport teams, entertainment star, television company, movie producer and ensure artist intellectual works are not pirated illegally.

Our dedicated sports and entertainment lawyers also helps with media relations, public relations, image consulting, business developments, commercial contracts, product liability, licensing, royalty, copyright & trademark.

Corporate Advisory

Our Firm’s unrivaled expertise in corporate matters guarantees our ability to advice our clients on their most complex commercial and corporate transactions ensuring that their deals are carried out successfully. 

Our expertise ranges from regulatory issues to company incorporation and our expansive knowledge in corporate matters and skillful approach to corporate governance is beneficial to both businesses and individuals alike.We offer you expert legal advice on business intelligence, business establishment, business, regulatory compliance, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, insolvency & bankruptcy, due diligence & legal risk assessment, competition compliance, asset Investigations & recovery, fraud & anti-money laundering, corporate governance.

Intellectual Property

Kinsmen Advocates have a responsive team of intellectual property lawyers to ensure your innovative ideas and creative work is guarded against unauthorized infringements and passing off.

We represent clients in intellectual property disputes, franchising, trade mark, patent, copyright, licensing, trade secret, labeling, novelty, industrial design, packaging, and manufacturing and distribution agreement.

We guarantee our clients all necessary measures following due process to protect their intellectual property rights and guide you through each phase of intellectual property registration process.


We handle all aspects of insurance and reinsurance disputes, claims and coverage work.
We represent our clients in the following areas; motor vehicle insurance, life insurance, third party insurance and also adopts the most efficient and effective  mechanism to resolve and settle insurance claims using international best practice mechanisms.

We have represented major insurers in insurance coverage claims, reinsurance disputes, commercial disputes arising from the sale and purchase of insurance businesses, warranty and indemnity insurance, liquidated damages.

We are also capable of handling multi-party losses such as claims arising from fire, property, construction, oil and gas, commercial and industrial operations and transportation.


Kinsmen Advocates offer comprehensive tax advisory and compliance services to a diverse range of clients which includes; Domestic and International Multinational Corporation as well as Individuals.

With our decade of experience, we act as tax advisers to companies, partnership, businesses  and individuals on all types of tax related  issues including corporate income tax, personal tax, custom and excise tax, petroleum profit tax and value added tax.

Private Clients & Notarial Services

Our in-house Notaries-Public, whose seals remain the uncontroversial mark of integrity and trustworthiness is able to deliver highly credible results that have been trusted over time.

We notarize and authenticate legal documents and instruments whether they are business and transactional or sensitive and personal.

We offer you expert legal services on authentication of documents, agreements and legal instruments, depositions, public services, family/private investments, family charities and charitable giving, making of Wills, administration of trusts and estates.

Real Estate and Conveyancing

The breadth of our experience and novel approach enables us to execute the most complex real estate and property transactions. These include; preparation and perfection of leases, tenancy agreements, conveyance deeds, mortgage, acquisition and disposal recovery of premises.
The firm ensures necessary searches at the land registry is done and due diligence as a precursor before any transaction in real estate business.

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Kinsmen Advocates Law Firm was a beacon of hope to me and my partner when our options appeared limited and our dreams to expand our business in Cameroon seemed nigh of impossible. Not only was Mafany Esq able to successfully incorporate our business in Cameroon along with securing all the necessary documents, but he was able to do this within a reasonable time frame. We have effectively commenced operation, thanks to his knowledgeability and professionalism.
Silver Munuza, CPA

Managing Partner, Feussi & Moza LLP

My wife and I were fortunate to come across Kinsmen Advocates Law Firm when we desperately needed immediate assistance while in Tokyo. The professionalism and expedite service provided was the best I have seen. They are trustworthy and provided us with exactly what we needed. I would indeed recommend Kinsmen  Lawyers and Law Firm to anyone needing assistance. Thank you very much and we appreciate all your hard work.

Valdo Terence

We contacted Kinsmen Advocates Law Firm for the registration of our company and their professionalism, punctuality and attention to detail was amazing. We had all our company document’s on time and at an affordable cost. I strongly recommend Kinsmen Advocates corporates services to everyone.
Tabe Glenn


Kinsmen Advocates provided tremendous legal advice and backing in a difficult situation I had in Cameroon while in Qatar.

I found them to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable and honest with integrity.  I felt as though my situation was in adept and trustworthy hands, and they did not steer me wrong.

I highly recommend Kinsmen Advocates law firm to anyone seeking legal representation that is fair, honest and will keep your best interest and unique needs at the forefront.


I applaud all of you at Kinsmen Advocates. Really nice to see that as a Cameroonian in the diaspora I can look up to attorneys in Cameroon with a very high level of reliability. For the assistance that you guys rendered to me when I was in the immigration process in the US, I would always remain grateful and would always recommend anyone to acquire your services as trust is hard to come by these days.

Al Neri

HAILITE INC is now a legal entity thanks to the professionalism of Kinsmen Advocates. They are a well experienced corporate Law Firm. I strongly recommend them for all your legal transactions.
Dazbell Takum


My husband and I are grateful for the professional and honest service that was provided by Kinsmen Lawyers in our time of need. We would indeed recommend anyone to use their services.

La'Na Hill

Kinsmen Advocates Law Firm represented us in registering our entertainment company. They have full mastery of the registration process and understand all its technicalities. Despite the short notice given to them, they could manage the pressure professionally and delivered our company legal documents. We have been operating undisturbed and I strongly recommend their services.


Our one-month experience as students from the University of Buea has been awesome. We had the rare opportunity to work with the most collaborative, skilful, motivated and friendly Barrister who had full mastery of the law and its procedure. We understood the ethics of the legal profession and had an opportunity to contribute on the field. We indeed recommend the firm to fellow students who crave a good legal foundation.
Venessa & Rachel

University of Buea Students on Internship.

Awesome experience and professionalism at its peak. Grandeur and responsive corporate service that reflect the elegance and efficiency of kinsmen young , versatile ,robust and efficient team . They ensured our company be issued all its registration and tax papers authorizing us to commence business in Cameroon. Kinsmen is just the best law firm in Cameroon and Africa. 
Emmanuel Ako


I want to convey a big thank you to Mafany Victor Ngando and his team at Kinsmen Advocates. They assisted me in obtaining a divorce settlement in a timely and professional fashion. They navigated complex issues and dynamic situations using their long experience and professional insights, never sugar-coating tough issues and always providing recommendations on how best to proceed with the costs and benefits well-elaborated. I highly recommend them.
Dr. David Olson

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