Our Services

Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration

SERVICES

Elite Law Firm assists and/or represents its clients in the settlements, amicably or legally, of litigations or disputes that arise during the application of laws, regulations or terms of contracts.

In its practice, Elite Law Firm favors amicable settlement, or through negotiation, of litigation or disputes involving our clients.

Elite Law Firm advises and represents its clients in legal disputes in civil, commercial and repressive matters.

Since arbitration has become now the normal operating method of settling international disputes, Elite Law Firm advises, assists and represents its clients in the drafting of arbitration agreements as well as in the definition of pre-litigation and litigation strategies.

Elite Law Firm also represents its clients before international arbitration centers such as ICC-ICC (International Court of Arbitration), ICSID (International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes). In administrative litigation, we advise and assist our clients in the preparation and filing of administrative appeals (prior or hierarchical) and represent them before the appropriate courts (Joint Justice and Arbitration Court).

In administrative litigation, Elite Law Firm advises and assists its clients in the preparation and filing of administrative appeals (preliminary or hierarchical), and represents them before the corresponding courts and tribunals in the jurisdictional phase.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Before national jurisdictions, our lawyers and consultants assist and represent many clients, as plaintiffs or defendants, as well in first instance, on appeal and/or cassation in areas as commercial, civil, labor matters, in the procedures of realization of the guarantees (mortgage, pledge and security, lien and guarantee), preventive settlement, judicial settlement, liquidation of assets, insolvency, rehabilitation, bankruptcy and even enforcement and debts recovery.

With respect to debt recovery, Elite Law Firm lawyers and consultants have:

  • Advised, assisted and represented a client in the seizures, judicial execution, by the public sale of shares in a major mining company, for an amount of 1,500,000 USD;
  • Advised, assisted and represented a client for the recovery of a debt of 10,000,000 USD from a telecommunications company;
  • Advised, assisted and represented a client in the recovery of debts from various clients (guaranteed loan on domiciliation of the salary and other elements of remuneration, loan secured by mortgage of a third): realization of the mortgage, deduction of the amount of the claim on the final account.
  • Before the administrative courts of the first instance, appeal and cassation, In administrative litigation, Elite Law Firm lawyers and consultants advised and assistd its clients in the preparation and filing of administrative appeals (preliminary or hierarchical), and represents them before the corresponding courts and tribunals in the jurisdictional phase. They further dvised, assisted and represented many clients in the annulment of decisions and administrative acts of central and/or provincial and local administrative authorities, for various reasons, respectively of the Supreme Court of Justice (now State Council) and the Courts of Appeal.

In international litigation, Elite Law Firm lawyers and consultants have had the privilege to participate and coordinate important litigation in favor of our clients before several courts of law established in different States. They have in particular:

    • Advised, assisted and represented an African government and a public company against the vulture fund in Hong Kong and China for a transaction of 175 million US dollars.
    • Advised, assisted and represented an African Head of State and his Foreign Minister in a case against an American couple in South Carolina, USA.
    • Advised, assisted and represented an African government against a multinational company seeking from an American judge (of the US Federal District Court—South District of Michigan) condemnation of this government for payment of USD 14,070,000 for alleged nonpayment of the price of a supply contract concluded in the 90s on one hand and USD 26,000,000 for damages on the other hand.
    • Advised, assisted and represented an African government and a central bank against a lobbying firm based in Washington, DC that was demanding from the government and the central bank of that country nearly 24,000,000 USD for improper breach of a contract before the District Court of Columbia (Washington, DC).

Contact Us

We have offices in The Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa, Lubumbashi and Kolwezi), and soon will be opening additional offices in Johannesburg (South Africa) and Brazzaville (Republic of Congo).

MAIN OFFICE
Avenue Lukusa n° 50, Kinshasa, DRC
E-MAIL
cabcontact@cabelitelaw.com
TELEPHONE
+243 815 488 334
WORKING HOURS
Mon-Fri: 9am – 6pm

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    Avenue Lukusa n° 50 Immeuble L’Horizon, Suite 203 Kinshasa, DRC
    +243 815 488 334
    cabcontact@cabelitelaw.com

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