The firm was formed in 1995 by Mr Emery Mukendi Wafwana and is a corporate and commercial law firm specialising in a number of practice areas including general business law (investment law, corporate law, general commercial law, OHADA law, security law, intellectual property law, tax law, telecommunication law, insurance law, aviation, road and maritime law), civil law (family law, international adoptions, land and real estate and contract law), environmental law, evaluation of projects and dispute resolutions including, before major international arbitral tribunals (including the ICC, ICSID, and OHADA-CCJA).
They have over 40 lawyers and offices in Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, and Matadi in the DRC, New York in the USA, Brazzaville in the Congo Republic and Johannesburg in South Africa. More information on the firm may be found on www.lexafrica.com.
LEX Africa Chairman and Werksmans director, Pieter Steyn, says “As Africa’s first legal network, we have a twenty two year track record of experience and expertise in advising clients in Africa. All members undergo an audit process and must be approved by existing members in terms of our constitution. I am delighted to welcome Emery Mukendi Wafwana & Associates, SC-P to LEX Africa and look forward to developing our relationship with them.”