Democratic Republic of Congo

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MAîTRE D. MASONGO & ASSOCIÉS is an independent, well-established law firm in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The firm has been in the practice of law in DRC since 1989 with a very good reputation locally and internationally. The firm offers legal support to clients from DRC as well as to those from all over the world (from Europe, North-America, Asia, Australia and Africa) in various fields of business, as per their expertise, including investments, manufacturing, commerce, mining, energy, food, agro-business industry, information technology and telecommunications, banking, services, safety and security, business incorporation, environmental issues and biodiversity, intellectual property, etc. Our clients are large and medium-sized companies (including a number of multinational companies) as well as business persons.


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In order to be very efficient, the firm has implemented an innovative approach by offering to its clients a full range of legal, economic and lobbying services in varied fields of specialization by combining in a single firm Legal studies, Economic project studies and Business Lobbying. This innovative approach has proven to be the most appropriate given the current environment of DRC.

The firm serves clients in both French and English languages, responding in real-time to clients’ requests-taking advantage of modern information technology infrastructure and are committed to delivering a quality work and complying with high standard ethical values.

Their team of Attorneys is composed of a majority of senior Lawyers, with comprehensive experience and specific strong expertise so that most of them have been advising the DRC Government in their specific area of specialization.


  • Administrative
  • Auditing
  • Banking
  • Business Lobbying
  • Commercial
  • Contract Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debt Collection
  • Due Diligence
  • Economic Projects Studies
  • Environmental Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labour
  • Legal Advice To the Government and Regulatory Representation
  • Litigation
  • Litigation Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Mining Law
  • Patent Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Contracts
  • Trademark Law

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