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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) is located in Central Africa. It borders the Central African Republic and South Soudan to the North, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Tanzania to the East, Zambia to the South, Angola to the Southwest, and the Republic of the Congo and the Atlantic Ocean to the West. DR Congo is the 2nd-largest country in Africa with a total area of 2 345 000sqkm, and the 4th-most populated, with about 79 million inhabitants in 2016.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is considered one of the world’s richest countries in terms of natural resources.

French companies are present in various fields: road and air infrastructure, hydrocarbon, distribution, pharmaceuticals, transport, or even data security.


In this context, Simon Associés entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Tshibangu Ilunga & Associates, located in Kinshasa.



Tshibangu Ilunga & Associates is a full-service law firm established in the DR Congo since 2011 by Mr Benoit Tshibangu Ilunga, the founder. The main practice area of the firm is: Business law which comprises investments, mainly in the sectors of Corporate law, Mining law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tort law, Commodities, Tax law, Energy, Maritime, Banking, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Insolvency, gas and oil, sureties, commercial, Employment, Criminal and Administrative laws.

The firm’s attorneys have more than a century of combined legal experience between them and understand that businesses require timely and cost-effective service, and it is their goal to go above and beyond the client’s expectations.

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