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Portugal's Miranda sees defection of six partners including chairman

16-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

A team of six partners led by chairman Rui Amendoeira are quitting Portuguese firm Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados, the firm has announced.

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Clifford Chance retained by oil company SOCO amid Congo corruption row

10-Jun-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Clifford Chance has released the findings of its independent assessment into listed oil and gas company SOCO, which was accused of bribery in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last year.

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African Development Bank backs new pan-continent business lawyers association

14-May-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The African Development Bank (ABD) has facilitated the formation of a new association of independent African firms designed to inform regulators and promote the development of the profession across the continent.

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A&O, Linklaters and Slaughters win roles on sale of Virgin Active

16-Apr-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Allen & Overy (A&O), Linklaters and Slaughter and May have picked up the leading roles in Virgin Group and CVC Capital Partners’ sale of 80 per cent of its stake in Virgin Active to South Africa’s Brait for £682m. 

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Allen & Overy takes first South African lateral from Linklaters ally

2-Apr-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Allen & Overy (A&O) has made its first South African partner-level lateral hire since launching in the jurisdiction last year, picking up projects partner Jason van der Poel from Linklaters’ ally Webber Wentzel.

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Webber Wentzel's Sally Hutton: We want to be the dominant South African law firm

27-Mar-2015 | By Joanne Harris

The Lawyer’s Africa Elite report is published on Monday (30 March). Ahead of that the first-ever managing partner of Webber Wentzel, one of South Africa’s oldest and largest firms, unveils her plans for the future.

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Elections threaten to tarnish East Africa’s investment potential

15-Jun-2015

Foreign investors are being drawn in, but an upcoming election brings uncertainty

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Keeping pace: foreign investors still interested in Nigeria

8-Jun-2015

The Boko Haram insurgency and a change of government haven’t swayed investors’ interest in Nigeria

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Saudi Qualified Foreign Investors regime unveiled download subscription

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Opportunities for European and US asset managers, depositaries and custodians. 

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Africa has arrived – the signs are in private equity

30-Mar-2015

Much of the existing analysis of Africa as a legal market has centred on infrastructure projects and natural resources.

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