Dentons is tying up with South African associate firm KapdiTwala to launch its own offices in South Africa.
In-house counsel in African companies are quickly gaining prominence and control over their businesses’ legal function, The Lawyer research has shown.
Eversheds is formalising a three-year cooperation agreement to launch two offices in Morocco.
The largest global business firms, such as Baker & McKenzie, Dentons, DLA Piper, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and Norton Rose Fulbright, have the deepest relationships with African independents, research by The Lawyer has indicated.
Portuguese firm Vieira de Almeida (VdA) has forged a new alliance in Mozambique, teaming up with local firm SCAN – Advogados e Consultores.
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