Heenan Paris, the boutique which spun out of collapsed Canadian firm Heenan Blaikie last year, has launched an outpost in Washington DC to focus on energy and projects work.
The Ivory Coast association of legal consultants has joined the Ivory Coast bar association in voicing its opposition to Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s plans to launch an affiliated office in the country.
Simmons & Simmons has hired Paul Bugingo, the former relationship chair of Dentons’ Africa steering commitee, as a partner in its Africa team.
Dentons has confirmed that its former Africa Steering Committee relationship chair Paul Bugingo is leaving the firm to “pursue other interests” in a blow to its ambitions on the continent.
The Ivory Coast Bar Association has opened proceedings against Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe following the firm’s launch of an affiliated office in the country, with plans to go to court if necessary.
A diverse range of law firms are now battling for work in the former French bastion
North Africa is swiftly becoming a hub for investment into the rest of the continent.
Internationalisation of South Africa’s legal market is continuing apace as firms seek to exploit opportunities throughout the region
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