Eversheds is setting out to grow its network of African best friend firms as work coming into the continent continues to boom.
Shearman & Sterling is understood to be considering an Egyptian office launch as arbitration in the region continues to grow.
A litigation firm acting on behalf of Kenyan victims tortured during the Mau Mau uprising have said the “matter is far from over” after the British Government announced payments of £2,600 each to some 5,000 survivors.
Norton Rose Fulbright has outlined its intention to extend its network to African jurisdictions such as Angola, Egypt, Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria amid the firm’s fast global expansion.
Allen & Overy (A&O) and DLA Piper played key advisory roles on the £160m sale of Scottish whisky producer Burn Stewart Distillers to South African drinks group Distell.
Firms in north-west Africa’s Morocco and Algeria hubs are seeing a greater influx of international clients into the French-dominated market
The southern African region is developing quickly and its vast promise is attracting a flock of foreign law firms
Angola and Mozambique, both once riven by civil war, are now rich in natural resources and growing fast, but they still face big challenges. Lawyers are key to their reconstruction
Fresh from a round of bank restructuring, lawyers in Nigeria are eyeing up the myriad opportunities in their increasingly middle-class country
The arrival of international players into Casablanca has made a confident Moroccan legal community sit up and take note