Team Member

James Robert EKEAGBARA - Senior Associate

boyoJames is a key member of the Firm's Intellectual property essentially handling the registration, renewal procedures trademarks and Patents for a vast array of international clients.

He advises on telecommunications and Media law, commercial transactions, creation of business entities and general statutory compliance in matters related to investments.

James has acted as World Bank consultant on the following projects on Doing Business:-Incorporation of companies in Benin under the OHADA Legislation; James's participation earned him a world Bank/IFC award.

- Overview of Benin Labor/employment laws, 2002.
- Labor Regulation: Hiring and Firing under the Benin Labor Code (2004).
- Corporate Governance Project (general overview and cases) based on OHADA laws (2004).


University of Buea [LL.B Hons]


Certificat d'Aptitude à la Profession d'Avocat  (CAPA)


Bar Memberships:

Benin Bar Association (CBA)
Cotonou Young Lawyers Association



English, French



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