Contact Address Details:
Amie Bensouda and Co.
Banjul Office Legal Chambers
Off Bertil Harding
Kanifing Institutional Area
P.O Box 907 Banjul
Tel no: +220 4496453
Ms. Amie N.D. Bensouda
Amie Bensouda & Co.
is a strong and well established legal partnership. It was
founded in Banjul in 1995 and offers a range of legal services
which you would expect from a barrister
or solicitor. The legal
firm has acquired a firm standing for its familiarity of the
Gambia's investment climate and government laws, rules and
• Real Estate Services:-
The partnership carries out for its clients the purchasing
and sale of property, conveyancing,
financial planning for real estate developments which also
covers hotels and private, residential housing estates.
• Dispute Resolution & Civil Litigation:-
The attorneys have wide experience in all types of
and helps companies and sole proprietorships settle or steer
clear of possible disputes by garnering many types of dispute
resolution such as arbitration, mediation and negotiation. It
has, in the past, effectively dealt with and settled major
• Banking & Finance:-
The partnership act as advocates for financial institutions
including commercial banks whether locally or internationally.
They cover the various legal facets of local financial operations
and offer advice to overseas institutions on lending loans
and debt settlement procedures and development project funding
• Commercial & Corporate Legal:-
& Co. handles and advises, among other things, the setting
up and operations of companies, restructuring, joint ventures,
shareholders agreements, insolvency and international trade.
It acts for a varied collection of business and corporate
clientele such as business partnerships, private individuals and
public corporations. Among the latter are the SSHFC and
Gamworks. They also advise different international companies and
home grown businesses.
They are legal representatives for the national, landline
phone operator called Gamtel as well a couple of the mobile
GSM operators including Gamcel. They offer attorney
services in relation to the qualifications, regulations and
legal aspects of market entry and acquiring GSM licenses.
The firm assists in preparing and advising on joint venture
telecommunications contracts, investments, management, purchasing
contracts and inter-connection arrangements.
• Public & Government Issues:-
Advice is given to foreign firms on the regulatory environment
of The Gambia which covers corporate taxation, allowing for
project execution and aides in tender bidding procedures.
The firm does consultancy for donor agencies and governments on
human rights and the level of governance.
• Residual Service Areas:-
Global Experience & Representation:
The partnership acts on the behalf of a number of international
clients which includes Huawei and Company for Habitat and
Housing in Africa aka Shelter Afrique, the Standard Chartered
Bank of London, and the Royal Bank of Scotland UK. It has
correspondent law firms in the USA, Europe, United States,
Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria.
Amie Bensouda & Co.'s
core field is in delivering legal services to local and international
companies operating in or conducting business transactions
with The Gambia. Issues may arise out of firms seeking
investment opportunities or commercial court cases.