AB & David Africa is a pan-African business law firm providing client-focused and innovative solutions to the private and public sector, multinational companies, DFIs and international organizations through our six (6) offices and networks in 30 African countries. We focus on the success of the client’s business whilst creating opportunities and value for them.

With a diverse team of 150 staff, we provide business savvy legal advice on Africa trade / the AfCFTA, SME growth, Infrastructure, project development, PPPs, finance, mergers & acquisitions, government business, and natural resources in accordance with internationally recognized practice and client care standards.


A&K is the largest full-service corporate law firm in East Africa, with over 100 lawyers. It has developed specialist expertise in several practice areas, including corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking and finance, dispute resolution, energy, infrastructure, project finance, real estate, employment, tax, forensics, investigations and compliance, capital markets, competition and intellectual property. A&K operates Africa-wide, in its own capacity and in collaboration with ALN firms. It has affiliate offices in Dubai (ALN UAE | Anjarwalla Collins & Haidermota) and Tanzania (ALN Tanzania | A&K Tanzania) which provide corporate and commercial legal services.


Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah (BELA) is a leading full-service law firm in Ghana with 32 lawyers, structured into 4 departments: Corporate & Commercial, Energy & Infrastructure, Financial Institutions & Capital Markets and Disputes.

BELA’s mission is to maintain its leading position in the market, by being industry thought-leaders, recruiting and developing exceptional talent and investing in technology to deliver results for clients. We are proactive, commercial and innovative with the objective of being the go-to firm for clients. We strive to be creative in handling matters, leading to quality, cost efficient, solution-oriented, timely and practical legal advice.


Clyde & Co is a global law firm providing a complete service to clients in its core sectors of insurance, transport, energy, infrastructure and trade & commodities. With over 2,500 legal professionals operating from over 50 offices and associated offices across six continents, we offer a comprehensive range of legal services and advice to businesses operating at the heart of global trade and commerce. From developed to emerging markets, we aim to support our clients by putting the power of our globally integrated firm at their disposal with a range of seamless and efficient services and the very best, commercially minded, legal advice.


DLA Piper is a global business law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout Africa, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Awarded International Law Firm of the Year at the Africa Legal Awards 2020, our presence on the African continent is unrivalled, with over 450 lawyers across 20 countries*.

Whether acting for a consortium of lenders on a major renewable energy project; defending an African government in a high profile mining dispute; advising on one of the largest regional bank mergers; or helping a global pharmaceutical company to pursue its African expansion; our philosophy remains the same.

We believe that great businesses can make a better world. That’s why, every day, we are driven to help our clients succeed. Bold thinking and trusting collaborative relationships are at the heart of our work, helping clients embrace change and seize opportunities.

Find out more about our Africa offering at www.dlapiperafrica.com

*operating through DLA Piper Africa, a Swiss Verein whose members are comprised of independent law firms in Africa working with DLA Piper.


We were founded in 1994 and have become one of Nigeria’s leading business law firms. We have always had an international outlook. We are a member of the Africa Legal Network (ALN), an association of leading independent law firms founded and based in Africa.

We have a reputation for, and an outstanding record of, carrying out critical, innovative and complex work to the highest standards of excellence.
We have advised and represented our clients on several of the most significant recent developments in Nigerian business law practice. We do corporate, financial, disputes, tax, energy, projects, commerce and “New Economy” law work.


ALT is a fully-integrated and integral part of Herbert Smith Freehills' international network. Using a unique blend of people, process, technology and data, ALT creates transformative solutions to our clients' challenges on a global scale; delivering high-quality, cost-effective and technology-enabled legal services for data-intensive, defined-process legal matters. Our teams, comprising 350+ lawyers, technologists and legal analysts, are located across eleven hubs: Beijing, Belfast, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Melbourne, New York, Perth, Shanghai and Sydney.


Liberty is a JSE-listed financial services group that offers an extensive range of products and services to help clients build and protect their wealth and lifestyle. Liberty has grown into a pan-African financial services company, offering asset management, investment, insurance and health products. Liberty is an integral part of the Standard Bank Group and is currently the largest provider of long-term insurance solutions to South Africa’s retail affluent market. Liberty was founded 62 years ago, and its purpose is to improve people’s lives by making their financial freedom possible.


With 150 years of experience and industry knowledge, Webber Wentzel is a leading full-service law firm on the African continent. We combine the collective knowledge and experience of our firm to provide clients with seamless, tailored and commercially-minded business solutions within record times.

We value excellence and innovation and we work with our clients to help them achieve success in whatever they do. Our passion to help our clients achieve their goals shows in the quality of the delivery of our service. We aim to add value in everything we do and to be the trusted adviser to our clients. Our alliance with Linklaters and our deep relationships with outstanding law firms across Africa provide our clients with the best expertise wherever they do business.


Established in the early 1900s, Werksmans Attorneys is a leading South African corporate and commercial law firm, serving multinationals, listed companies, financial institutions, entrepreneurs and government. Operating in Gauteng and the Western Cape, the firm is connected to an extensive African legal alliance through LEX Africa.

With a formidable track record in mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, business rescue and restructuring, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, Werksmans is distinguished by the people, clients and work that it attracts and retains. The firm’s success is built on a solid foundation of insightful and innovative deal structuring and legal advice.