Corporate Law , Competition Law , M&A
Jones ACHU is the founder and Managing Partner of the Jones McGregor & Partners (JMP) law firm. He is a member of the Cameroon Bar in Cameroon and has to his credit over nineteen (19) years of a very rich and diversified practice experience. Jones is a well-known corporate Attorney in Cameroon. In addition to his experience working as Managing Partner at the JM law firm, Jones has gained huge practice experience working in top tier local law firms. He is an EY alumni. He worked in the Tax and Legal department of EY Cameroon.
Jones specializes in project and corporate financing, commercial transactions, banking law and regulatory compliance , company law and regulatory compliance, civil aviation law, competition law, M&A, technology and fintech, mining and energy law. He advises on all local regulatory issues under Cameroonian law as well as on the CEMAC Sub-Regional Regulations.
In his huge practice experience, Jones has advised and assisted quite a few DFIs, big corporations and multinationals, banking institutions, mining entities, oil & gas sector operators and other commercial entities. Generally he guides and assists investors and corporate entities secure their investments, identifying and advising against certain business risks. He has the mandate to assist and represent clients before all the Courts in Cameroon as well as before the OHADA Common Court of Justice and Arbitration in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
Jones McGregor & Partners (JMP) is full service corporate law firm composed of a cream of very fine and experienced legal practitioners, with diverse legal practice backgrounds and many years of practice experience, serving both the Cameroonian and the CEMAC Sub-Regional market. The firm takes pride in its bilingual nature, operating in both the English and French languages and incorporating both French Civil Law trained and English Common Law trained Attorneys.
The Firm is situated in Douala the economic Capital of the Republic of Cameroon and the main economic center of the Central African Sub-Region (CEMAC) and is very much involved in and very familiar with corporate and commercial transaction in the Sub-Region.
JMP advises and represents both local corporate entities, multinationals and foreign investors with business interest in Cameroon and within the Central African Sub-Region as a whole which is made up of : Cameroon; Chad; Central African Republic; Congo; Gabon and Equatorial Guinea. The practice of the firm also stretches across the application of all the Uniform Acts of the Treaty for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa, OHADA in all the OHADA member countries which include Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Benin; Comoros; Congo; Democratic Republic of Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Guinea Bissau; Cote d’Ivoire; Mali; Niger; Senegal and Togo.
The firm is experienced in:
– Guiding and structuring foreign investments;
– Advising on and effective incorporation of local subsidiaries;
– Assisting in commercial transactions and drafting of commercial contracts;
– Corporate compliance and restructuring;
– Project & Corporate Financing;
– Labor and employment;
– Debt recoveries;
– Civil and Commercial litigations;
– Intellectual Property Rights.
The key practice Industries of the firm include: Mining, Banking, Commodities, Transportation, Energy, Telecommunications and Civil Aviation. The firm is well experienced in these sectors and advises and assists on all structural and regulatory issues inclusive but not limited to concessions, licensing, public private partnerships, issues relating to foreign exchange regulations, and all other applicable regulatory requirements and exigencies.