The women of LEX Africa speak out about breaking the bias on International Women’s Day!
International Women’s Day has been celebrated every year on 8 March, for more than 100 years, and it was made an official global holiday by the United Nations in 1977. It is a day when women are recognised for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. Ironically, given […]
LEX Africa and members Chambers & Partners rankings 2022
LEX Africa is pleased, to once again be ranked as a Band 1 Leading Regional Law Firm Network – Africa Wide by Chambers and Partners! Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers empowers organisations to make informed decisions when […]
LEX Africa welcomes new members for Algeria and Rwanda
It gives us great pleasure to announce that two new members have joined the LEX Africa Alliance which now covers 28 African countries with over 600 lawyers. Loucif + Co (Algeria) and Certa Law (Rwanda) Loucif + Co is an independent firm based in Algiers specialising in business law. The firm was founded by Rym […]
IFLR1000 have released the fourth and final groups of EMEA rankings that represent IFLR1000’s 31st / the 2021/22 edition. This covers the African legal market with annual rankings based on both client and peer feedback. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our members for their outstanding achievements. This showcases the expert knowledge […]
Appetite for Innovative Funding in the Mining Industry
The robust demand for most commodities and the uptick in prices, particularly for precious metals, has seen a number of minerals and metal producers flagging project expansion initiatives. SA Mining recently caught up with LEX Africa’s network of law firms in South Africa, Zambia and Guinea for insight into the different funding options available to […]
The women of LEX Africa choose to challenge this International Women’s Day!
The social, cultural and political achievements of women are celebrated on 8 March – designated International Women’s Day (IWD) by the United Nations since 1977. Perhaps more importantly, the day also marks a call to action to speed up moves towards gender equality. This year, the IWD has a different look, thanks to the Covid-19 […]
Interview with first African president of the IBA
Sternford Moyo, the Chairman and Senior Partner of Scanlen and Holderness takes office as the International Bar Association (IBA) President. He will serve as President of International Bar Association for a two year term up to 31 December 2022. He is the first president of African descent in the organisation’s 74 years of existence. This […]
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 […]
LEX Africa welcomes new members for Egypt and Mali
It gives us great pleasure to announce that two new members have joined the LEX Africa Alliance! Marghany Advocates (Egypt) and Satis Partners (Mali) Marghany Advocates is based in Cairo and is one of the leading corporate law firms in Egypt. They are recognised for their role in numerous landmark multi-jurisdictional, cross border transactions and […]
Is Africa ready for Brexit?
31 December 2020 is an important date. It’s when Britain leaves the European Union – under a negotiated exit deal, or a no-deal “hard Brexit”. A recent LEX Africa webinar looked at the likely impact of Brexit on African trade and investment with the UK and the EU. In the two years since Britons voted […]