Philip Ndikum

Founding Partner

at Business Law Firm in Cameroon - Ndikum Law Offices

Cameroon

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PHILIP FORSANG NDIKUMP. O. Box 12323, Douala , Bonanjo, Cameroon Telephone: 00 +(237) 33 47 15 37/Cell: 00 + (237) 75 09 15 42Email:  [email protected]_________________________________________________________________________________________                                                              EDUCATION 2003-04 The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) LL.M. with Honours: Successfully completed Banking Law and Financial Regulation Programme. Studied Banking Law, Regulation of Financial Markets, Interests in Securities, and The Law and Practice of International Finance. Audited: European Monetary and Financial Services Law, Corporate Governance, and Investment Funds Law in Europe.  2004 The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s InnBarrister-At-Law, England and Wales. Has been called to the Bar of England and Wales from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. 2002-03 Inns of Court School of Law and Institute of Law, City University, LondonBar Vocational Course (BVC). Passed Bar Finals.Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Skills.  2000-01 William Mitchell College Of Law, Saint Paul, Minnesota (WMCL)                                Juris Doctorate (J.D.). with Honours overall. Worked as a student attorney in the Legal Practicum, Tax, and Immigration Clinic representing clients pro bono. Studied Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), International Tax Law, Estates and Gifts Tax Law and Federal Income Tax Law, among others. Graduate/Research Assistant at WMCL and CLEO Program/ American Bar Association. Law Clerk for the Tobacco Law Project, Minnesota and Center For Conflict Management /Americord Law Project WMCL.  2001 Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul, MinnesotaCompleted Financial Accounting Programme (August 2001-December 2001). 1998-99 The Law School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MinnesotaLL.M. with Distinction. Graduated Top 10% of class. Studied International, Corporate, Intellectual Property, and International Human Rights Law, among others.  Founder of the University of Minnesota LL.M. Association. Graduate and Research Assistant. 1995-98 School of Law, University of Luton, EnglandLLB with Honours, 2:1 (Second Class Upper Division). Graduated Top 10% of class. Studied Aviation, Tax, Environmental, European Union, and International Human Rights Law, among others. International Human Rights Summer School Strasbourg, France, summer 1997.  Summer 1996 International Human Rights Program, Strasbourg, FranceDiploma with Distinction in International Human Rights and Jurisprudence.  1979-80 Ėcole Nationale D’Aviation Civile/Air France, Paris, FranceDiplomas:  Airline Safety; International First Aid; and Hotel Management. 1977-79 Cameroon College Of Arts Science & Technology Bambili, CameroonGCE A-Levels: Studied Economics, History and Geography.______________________________________________________________________________________________LAW EXPERIENCE May 2012 Lecturer (Expert formateur des avocats) on the programme for qualified lawyers in Kribi on THE PRACTICE OF COMPANY LAW UNDER THE OHADA UNIFORM ACT ORGANIZED BY CAMEROON-EUROPEAN UNION COOPERATION PROGRAMME D’APPUI AU SECTEUR DE LA JUSTICE 2016-present Member Piccadilly Chambers, London, England 2009-2016Associate at 8 Stone Buildings, London  2002-2004 Managing Partner Ndikum Law Offices Limited and Ndikum Law offices Cameroon 13 June 2005 Call to the Cameroon Bar: Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Cameroon 2004 St. Philip Chambers, 55 Temple Row Birmingham Mini-Pupillage. 2002-2005 Ndikum Law Offices Limited: Registered in England and Wales: Company No. 4536854General Manager. General Practice/Banking Law and Financial Regulation Emerging Markets/Aviation Law. 2002-2004 International Law Institute London (Teachme Tuition)Lecturer in law. Developed interpersonal skills and improved communication skills. 2002-03 Inns of Court School of LawWorked pro bono for the Free Representation Unit. Attended FRU Employment and Social Security Seminars. 1998-1999 United States Bankruptcy Court of Honorable Nancy D. Dreher, Minneapolis, MinnesotaClerked for The Honourable Judge Nancy D. Dreher. Studied various Chapters in Bankruptcy Law and how court applies them to cases. Undertook research and wrote opinions and also observed court proceedings. 1998-99 University of Minnesota Human Rights CenterGraduate and Research Assistant. 1994-98 Macha Sinegre-David/Agnes Pannier, Paris, France (Law Firm)Summer Internships: Researched, prepared and drafted in French: memoranda, interrogatories and contracts for musicians. Negotiated contracts between musicians and producers in the music industry. Observed  French Court Proceedings. Worked in the areas of Intellectual Property, Aviation, Tax, International Human Rights and French Commercial, Banking and Financial Law.______________________________________________________________________________________________ OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE 1980-95 General Modern Enterprises, International Ltd. (GME)/Micro Financial Services LimitedEntrepreneur: Founder and President of four companies: Initiated and developed GME Micro financial Services Limited providing loans and financial services to the poor. Led the GME import/export team and developed GME productions-music industry; and created GME stores selling cosmetics, records and shoes. 1979-95 Cameroon AirlinesFlight Attendant. Honed my Interpersonal Skills. Helped passengers and provided medical attention to them. ______________________________________________________________________________________________PUBLICATIONS2014 ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF INTERNATIONAL AVIATION LAW-FOUR VOLUMES 2005 FOCUS ON EMERGING & DEVELOPING ECONOMIES 2001 International Human Rights Financial EstoppelDeveloped Legal Principle in International Financial Transactions: Excerpt from Development Law.The Opinion, William Mitchell College of Law Newspaper, Volume 48, Issue 2, Winter 2001.______________________________________________________________________________________________ACHIEVEMENTS Who‘s Who in America 2001/2002 and 2002/2003 editions for outstanding achievements. Who’s Who: American Law Students, 1999.  Travelled to the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, and America.  Flight Attendant of Cameroon Presidential Crew: 1982-1995.  Travelled with Pope John Paul II and Heads of States: Obasanjo of Nigeria, Paul Biya of Cameroon, and Valery Giscard D’Estaing of France.______________________________________________________________________________________________MEMBERSHIPS Of Lincoln’s Inn, ABA, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Minnesota Black Lawyers Association, Phi Delta Phi, Lions Club and Rotary Club International and London Court of International Arbitration.______________________________________________________________________________________________ACTIVITIES AND SKILLSFluent in French and English. Member, Producer, and an Editor of the Cameroon Copyright Corporation. Proficient with Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, WordPerfect, Excel and PC Docs. ______________________________________________________________________________________________REFERENCEReference available on request. 

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