Gabriel is a dual qualified commercial lawyer (Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and an Attorney of the New York State Bar). In addition to having a London-based legal practice he also owns a New York-based legal practice (Law Offices of Gabriel C. Mbanefo, P.C. t/a Entrepreneur Legal US) and is therefore well placed to assist clients with business related matters concerning both England and Wales and the United States. His practice is geared towards serving the needs of entrepreneurs, investors and small/medium sized businesses with operations in, or with plans to set up operations in, the UK or the US.
Gabriel has extensive experience in the areas of commercial law, corporate law, international trade law, business taxation, and trade mark law, both in relation to English law and US law. He opened the Law Offices of Gabriel C. Mbanefo, P.C. (t/a Entrepreneur Legal US) in 2014, which operated from an office on Wall Street in New York, US for a number of years before transitioning to a virtual law firm in 2022. His international experience extends across the globe, having lived and worked in both the US and the UK, and having advised entrepreneurs and businesses based in over 25 countries, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Poland, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, and Brazil. In the US, he has been listed among the Top 100 US Attorneys by The Top 100 Magazine (2020).
Please do not hesitate to contact Gabriel if you need assistance with any of the following relating to:
Either England and Wales or the US:
(a) Commercial Agreements – Reviewing, negotiating and/or drafting various agreements including:
(b) Founder Related Issues – Business formation assistance; corporate compliance; Reviewing, negotiating and/or drafting various documents including:
(c) Investor Related Issues – Drafting, reviewing and/or negotiating various documents including:
(d) International Trade Related Issues – Advisory regarding expanding operations, or dealing with businesses, abroad; drafting and/or reviewing various agreements including:
(e) Intellectual Property Related Issues – UK trade mark registration (UKIPO); US Federal trade mark registration (USPTO); Trade mark registration in multiple jurisdictions (Madrid Protocol); IP licensing and assignment; Formation of IP holding companies.
(f) General Counsel Services
(a) Federal and State Securities Law Compliance
(b) US Federal Copyright Registration