Instability has dogged the economy for the past few years but a new constitution brings prospect of a brighter future
Investors are enchanted by Morocco’s promise, particularly its political stability
Despite unrest in the mining sector, South Africa is likely to remain a draw for international firms wanting to get their feet on African soil
There’s plenty of work in resources-rich Angola and Mozambique but non-domestic lawyers and investors find it hard to get a piece of the action
East African law firms are benefiting from a boom in natural resources such as oil and gas in the region
Firms in north-west Africa’s Morocco and Algeria hubs are seeing a greater influx of international clients into the French-dominated market
Memery Bank: investment treaty arbitration download subscription
Nicholas Scott discusses bilateral investment treaties and their role in protecting the interests of mining companies from detrimental actions taken by host countries.
Eversheds has added 10 more African firms to its swiftly-growing Eversheds Africa Law Institute (EALI), just six months after launching the initiative.
Linklaters’ South African ally Webber Wentzel has made a raft of partner hires to strengthen its oil and gas team, picking up lawyers including Bond Dickinson partner Kenny Paton.