Jules Obiang is Managing Partner of Cabinet Jules Obiang. He is a graduate of the University of Libreville. He also earned a Master’s in Public Law at the University of Libreville before moving to France and obtaining Postgraduate degrees in Public Law (University of Caen) and International Business (François Rabelais University, Tours). During his time in France he also completed intensive advocacy training at the Institute of Judicial Studies at Tours and the Centre-West Advocacy School of Poitiers.
Returning to Gabon in 2003, Jules was a tax and law consultant at Deloitte & Touche’s offices in Libreville. Between 2005 and 2008, he worked at Cabinet Taty, in Libreville, and from 2008-2010 he worked at Cabinet Ntoutoume & Mezher, also in Libreville. In 2010, Jules set up his own practice that draws on his years of experience in Gabonese and international business law and offers legal services for international clients operating in Gabon in a wide range of areas including Tax, Labor and Immigration, Oil and Gas, Mining, and Corporate Law. He is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Cabinet Jules Obiang is one of the largest full-service law firms in Gabon, with offices in Libreville, its capital city, and Port-Gentil, the country’s oil hub.. The firm represents numerous employers, most of them international companies carrying out their businesses in Gabon. Cabinet Jules Obiang has been involved in the most important employment related issues in the country including matters related to expatriates and labor contracts. The firm is a member of Miranda Alliance, which is an international alliance of law firms and lawyers, with local offices in Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Macau (P.R. China), Mozambique, Portugal, Rep. of Congo, Sao Tome and Timor-Leste.
Firm Practice Areas
Labor and Employment; Immigration; Oil & Gas; Mining; Banking; Local and International Taxation; Real Estate; OHADA and CEMAC law; Customs; Social Security; Exchange control regulations; Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Contracts; Civil law; Commercial law; Criminal law; Insolvency; Environment