Roland Abeng

The Abeng Law Firm is a firm of lawyers offering a wide spectrum of legal, advisory and litigation services. Established by Barrister Abeng Roland in January 1998 the firm has evolved to become one the foremost Law Firms in Cameroon in the fields of Trade and Investment, Intellectual property law, general commercial law and debt recovery.

Supported by a team of lawyers and consultants from diverse backgrounds, Roland Abeng and the Abeng Law Firm excels in the areas of private client work, commerce and industry. For more than 7 years the Abeng Law Firm has been successfully providing legal advice to both French and English speaking clients.

Being first and foremost a local entity, the Abeng Law Firm offers a number of advantages which includes an intimate understanding of the immediate legal environment, the market and governing laws and customs. The firm has successfully developed a dynamic trade promotion department that serves as a one-stop-shop for all those wishing to invest or trade in Cameroon or with Cameroonians. Our international clientele are always satisfied.

Carlton Fon Akkum

Cameroon / African Intellectual Property Organization, (OAPI)

Carlton is the Managing Partner of the firm with more than fifteen years of outstanding practice. He studied Law and Economics and has many qualifications. Admitted to the Cameroon Bar Association in 1996, he advices local and international clients in all aspects of corporate transactions and corporate Law as well as venture capital investments. He also has extensive experience in Intellectual Property Law, Mining and Hydro-carbons, Civil Aviation and Labour and Trade Relations. He is currently advising Rodeo Resources and Grynberg Petroleum Company, United States based Corporation, on the Exploration, Exploitation, Development and Marketing of the on-shore Logbaba natural Gas/Condensate Field project in Cameroon. He has advised Ansette World Wide Aviation and G.E. Capital Aviation Ltd., with respect to five (5) Air-Craft Lease Transactions contracted with the Cameroon Airlines. Carlton has also handled other highly complex structured finance transactions.

The firm is a full-service IP firm, accredited before the 17 Memberstate Countries of the  African Intellectual Property Organization,(OAPI). 

Prior to joining AKKUM, AKKUM & Associates LLP, he constituted one of the two (2) partners in the Nico Halle & Co Law Firm and was the Assistant Managing Partner for several years. Carlton has a well established practice and is proficient in both English and French.