FORCHAK LAW FIRM is a firm of Barristers, Solicitors & Notaries Public with principal office in
Limbe in the South West Province of the Republic of Cameroon. It is a bi-jural Law Firm within the context of the countryâ€™s constitution, which is traceable from its cultural background having two legal systems to wit French Civil Law and English Common Law applicable in each jurisdiction of the country. We handle cases and offer legal advice in both languages that is in English and French. The law firm which is licensed to operate in a multi-jurisdictional area extending to countries that are members of the CEMAC, OHADA and OAPI Convention and Treaties, have the special advantage and ability to represent and assist clients generally in Africa and the World at large.
Furthermore, the firm is highly engaged in multi-disciplinary legal practice and that explain why there is an apparent division in its organisation and functioning.
Name: Mr. Forchak Valentine, Managing Partner
Holds a Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) from the University of Yaounde in 1993 and subsequently enrolled in the Nigerian Law School Victoria Island, Lagos from where he obtained his qualifying certificate as a Legal Practitioner
Holds a Diploma in â€œNegotiation of Financial Transactionsâ€ from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research â€œUNITARâ€ and also a Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the same institute
Further holds a Diploma in industrial property (Conseil en PropriÃ©tÃ© Industrielle) obtained from the CFDE (OAPI-Intellectual Property Training School) and is a Licensed Patent and Trademark Attorney at the OAPI region
A Barrister, Solicitor and Notary Public before the Supreme Court of Cameroon and Nigeria
Cameroon Bar Association (CBA)
Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA)
Fako Lawyers Association (FAKLA)