Cat Griffiths index

Negotiating the middle ground

24-Nov-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

It wasn’t easy. When The Lawyer set out to research the top independent law firms operating in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) we were confronted with a whole series of problems. 

Africa News

johannesburg south africa

Simmons enters South Africa with Fasken Martineau alliance

1-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Simmons & Simmons has gained a South African presence by allying with Canadian firm Fasken Martineau’s recently-acquired Johannesburg operation.


Eversheds posts 2 per cent revenue rise to £384m, PEP up 13.6 per cent to £729k

3-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds’ revenue rose by 2 per cent at the end of 2013/14 from £376m to £384m, while net profit increased just 1 per cent from £85.4m to £86.2m.


Addleshaw continues management overhaul with Gulf and Asia heads

23-Jun-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Addleshaw Goddard managing partner John Joyce has installed Gulf and Asia regional office heads in the latest stage of ongoing management reform at the firm.


Eversheds expands in South Africa with Durban launch

2-Jun-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds has today secured its eighth office in Africa through an affiliation with Durban-based Knight Turner, which is now known as Eversheds KZN.

Read more

Africa Analysis

North Africa camel silhouette

North Africa – Into Africa

23-Feb-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

An explosion in investor interest has international firms lining up for a share of the African market, but legal systems are straining to keep pace with change.

More from Africa Analysis