Amie Bensouda & Co.,
Bensouda and Co.
Banjul Office Legal Chambers
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
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.
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 &
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
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
& 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
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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