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We celebrate our Chambers Rankings 2021

LEX Africa is pleased, to once again be ranked as a Band 1 Leading Regional Law Firm Network – Africa Wide by Chambers and Partners!

“Since its inception in 1993, Lex Africa has displayed considerable commitment to the African continent and its mission of developing professional legal skills and business. Its addition of firms in North and francophone Africa in recent years has bolstered its already sweeping coverage of the continent and cemented its presence across all the major language speaking regions. The core focus of the network lies in its six practice groups, including banking and finance, competition, M&A and dispute resolution. The network is increasingly focused on integration between its member firms, utilising events and secondment programmes to foster common professional values, approaches and standards, as well as to build deep professional relationships. In addition, the network continues to produce informative publications on operating in Africa, including its guides on mining and on insolvency and business restructuring.” – Chambers and Partners

Apart from the ranking of the alliance, there were 49 member firm rankings and 98 individual lawyer rankings across many practice areas.  There were many new rankings as well, which we feel very proud of!

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our member firms for their outstanding achievements. This showcases the expert knowledge and expertise on the ground in each of our 26 member countries.

LEX Africa has members in Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Pieter Steyn, Chairman of LEX Africa says ” We are delighted to be recognised by Chambers again.  This follows our Legal Week award as African legal alliance of the year in 2020. These achievements motivate us to continue to be Africa’s first, largest and best legal alliance “

A breakdown of each of our member firm and lawyer rankings can be found here.

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Member Countries

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Algeria
Angola
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
DRC
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
Ghana
Guinea Conakry
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Lesotho
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
South Africa
Tanzania
Tunisia
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe

What We Do

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Banking & Finance, Investment Funds & Private Equity
Business Crimes & Investigations
Competition/Antitrust
Construction & Engineering
Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions
Cyber Law, Block chain & Technology
Dispute Resolution
General Business Law
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Infrastructure, Energy & Projects
Insolvency & Business Restructuring
Intellectual Property
Labour & Employment
Local Investment Laws and Indigenisation
Media, Broadcasting & Communications
Mining, Environmental & Resources
Property Law and Real Estate
Tax

Media

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