Jean Claude MULINGENYA BALIKUMI, Esq

Jean Claude

Mr. Jean Claude MULINGENYA BALIKUMI is an associate with the firm of Tshibangu Ilunga & Partners (www.tshibangulegal.com) a firm complying with anti bribe legislations, notably: the UK Bribery Act (UKBA) of 8 April 2010 as well as the American Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) of 1977.
He is a Lawyer certified expert with the techniques of the OHADA business law (Organization for the Harmonization in Africa of Business Law) held in partnership between the National Commission OHADA and the European Union assistance program for trade, Jean Claude MULINGENYA advises in the matters listed below.

He holds a Master of arts (5 year higher education in law studies at University of Kinshasa.

His approach of key aspects of legal matters make him one of the main pillars of the Firm Tshibangu Ilunga & Partners SCA, that he joined in October 2013.

Degree:

  • MA, 2010 (Unikin)
  • BA, 2008 (Unikin)

Called to Bar: 2014
Legal consultant: 2011
Position: Associate
Languages: French (fluent), Anglais, (good), Lingala, Swahili.
Practice areas: Employment and labor Law, Customs and Excise law, commercial contracts, debt collection law (seizure of movable and immovable property), Bankruptcy Law, Competition Law, etc …

Moreover, he practices litigation and Arbitration.

Professional integration

Mr. MULINGENYA is an active lawyer at the Bar of Kinshasa - Gombe since 29 April 2014. He is registered under number 616.

Prior to the bar and the Firm of Tshibangu Ilunga & Partners SCA, he has had an active practice as a Legal consultant to the courts of Matete and N'djili for three years.

Education

  • 2010: Master of Arts (5 year higher education at University in laws studies).
  • 2008: Bachelor of Arts (3 year higher education at University in laws studies).
  • 2003: State Diploma in pedagogy

Continued education

Certificate of attendance to the training session on OHADA business law organized in partnership partnership between the National Commission OHADA and the European Union assistance program for trade.

Certificate of attendance to the training session on the cassation procedure at the (CCJA), Common Court of Justice and Arbitration.

Internships

Mr MULINGENYA performed his internship at the Law firm of Tshibangu Ilunga & Partners SCA, prior to be sworn in at the Bar of Kinshasa -Gombe.

Publications

MR MULINGENYA has published two publications:

  • The Impact of Globalization on maximizing revenue DRC: Case of customs revenue
  • The protection of workers against dismissal without cause: Abuse and Repression