Commercial Law in The Gambia
Fajara Chambers, Standard Chartered House, Kairaba Avenue, Kanifing Municipality, Serrekunda
Fajara Chambers was founded in 1995 by Ann Rivington a UK qualified lawyer with 40 years combined practice experience in the UK and The Gambia. The Chambers are conveniently located at the Standard Chartered House, Kairaba Avenue, Kanifing Municipality, the heart of the commercial and financial district of The Gambia.
The practice has a wide client base of local and international corporate and private individual retained clients. This includes local and international manufacturers, international airlines, local and international NGO’s, international and locally owned hotels and tourist enterprises, financial institutions, diplomatic missions and international investors. The practice receives agency instructions from international law firms in Europe, USA, and Africa as well as locally based clients.
The members of the Chambers have a combined practice experience of over 60 years of offering and delivering legal services and the practice has the capacity to undertake large and complex transactions handled with high professional and ethical standards and the delivery of high quality legal services.
The Chambers provide tax advice to start-up businesses and companies, individuals, local and foreign investors ranging from payroll tax advice, income tax advice, tax on private and commercial property sale and acquisition, expatriate tax advice, wealth management amongst others.
The Chambers have a strong litigation team specialised in civil, commercial and criminal cases from the lower courts to the Supreme Court of The Gambia. The Chambers are also involved in debt recovery and handling complex commercial transactions including banking transactions and corporate legal services including preparing of complex corporate transaction documents and agreements like mortgages, loan syndication and all other banking documents.
The Chambers is strongly engaged in real estate and property transaction and provides legal service on acquisition and sale of properties and processing of title documents.
The Chambers have a strong and excellent litigation team representing clients in both civil, criminal and commercial matters from the Industrial Tribunal to the Supreme Court of The Gambia.
The Chambers is well known for its client orientated approach aimed at delivering professional legal services in an efficient, timely and cost effective manner.
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Malick F. M’bai was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2006 and is a member of the Inner Temple. He was admitted to practice in The Gambia in 2007.
Malick worked at several financial institutions as Chief Legal Counsel until he joined Fajara Chambers in 2011 and has been a member since then.
Malick has broad experience in many areas of the law and has a wide client base of corporate and commercial clients both local and international.
Malick currently focuses on civil litigation, debt recovery, property and conveyance, private client care, banking, corporate and commercial transactions and documentation, tax, petroleum law, probate, estate administration and matrimonial causes.Show more +