Divine is the founder and managing partner of the firm. After advanced legal studies in England and a brief stint at American international law firm WilmerHale in London, Divine served as an associate and senior associate at Cabinet Marie-Andrée Ngwe from 2010 to 2018 before launching DA&A. He has advised on some of the most high profile transactions in Cameroon.

At DA&A, Divine oversees practice in the English language. His portfolio includes secured financing in commercial transactions, international business transactions, competition, employment, finance, investments, energy, telecoms and general commercial and corporate law.



Divine’s experience includes representation of:

- International Finance Corporation in connection with their equity subscription in Activa Finances Ltd

- International Finance Corporation in connection with a Euro 12 million loan to a real estate company for the construction of a multi-purpose real estate complex in Douala

- AES Corporation in their USD 220 million sale to Actis of their equity in AES Sonel Cameroon

- Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) on the USD 89 million modification of the Chad-Cameroon Oil Pipeline

- Sundance Resources Ltd on their iron ore mining investments in Mbalam in Cameroon

- Société Générale London in their USD 30 million loan to Rodeo Development Limited in respect of the latter’s Logbaba gas transportation project in Douala

- Ecobank in their USD 100 million loan to IHS in the acquisition of MTN’s telecoms towers in Cameroon

- Louis Dreyfus Commodities (LDC) on a land acquisition/agro-industrial project for the development of oil palm plantations in Cameroon

- Shell Upstream International on the sale of their 80% equity interest in Pecten

- VB International Limited on the sale of their equity interest in Vodacom Business Cameroon to VB (Mauritius)

- Castle Harlan Inc on the acquisition of offshore oil drilling rigs from Noble Corporation


Divine’s dispute resolution profile embraces courtroom litigation (criminal, employment, commercial and corporate litigation) and commercial arbitration. He has successfully defended clients in corporate criminal cases and represented clients in complex commercial and corporate disputes.

His outside interests include poetry.



LLM (Distinction) London School of Economics

LLM Pretoria, South Africa

Maîtrise en Droit, Yaounde II

Licence en Droit, Yaounde II


Bar Qualification

Advocate of the Cameroon Bar Association


Telephone number

+237 678 165 572



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