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Amie Bensouda & Co.,

Contact Address:
Amie Bensouda and Co.
Banjul Office Legal Chambers
SSHFC Crescent,
Off Bertil Harding Highy
Kanifing Institutional Area
P.O Box 907 Banjul
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 4496453 or 4495381
Mobile: +220 9961196
Fax:              4496453


Lawyer: 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 regulations.

Practice Areas:
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 litigation 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 commercial cases.

 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 and repayments.

 Commercial & Corporate Legal:-
Bensouda & 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:-
Employment Agreements
Labour Issues
Labour Policies
Trades Unions

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.


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