African Law Firm of the Year – Large Practice

  • AELEX
  • AB & David Africa
  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Bowmans
  • ENSafrica
  • Spoor & Fisher
  • Templars
  • Webber Wentzel

African Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice

Sponsored by:  

  • BCSA
  • Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
  • FTL Advogados
  • GDA Advogados
  • JLA Advogados
  • LNP Attorneys
  • Manokore Attorneys
  • Musa Dudhia & Company
  • Ngassam Fansi & Mouafo Avocats Associés
  • Pavestones Legal
  • Signum Advocates
  • Tibugwisa & Co Advocates
  • Tiefenthaler Attorneys Inc.

African Network/Alliance of the Year

  • Alliott Global Alliance
  • ALN 
  • LEX Africa
  • Linklaters / Webber Wentzel
  • Miranda & Associados
  • Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.
  • PLMJ Colab 
  • VdA Legal Partners

Alternative Service Provider of the Year

  • Afriwise
  • Centurion Law Group
  • Exigent Limited
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Webber Wentzel

Banking & Finance Team of the Year - Large Firm

  • AELEX
  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bowmans
  • ENSafrica
  • Templars
  • Webber Wentzel
  • Werksmans Attorneys
  • White & Case

Banking & Finance Team of the Year - Small Firm

  • Corpus Legal Practitioners
  • ElSherif Law Firm & Consultants
  • G. Elias & Co.
  • GdA Advogados
  • Jackson, Etti & Edu
  • Tokunbo Orimobi

Best Use of Technology

Sponsored by:  

  • Afriwise
  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Bowmans
  • Exigent Limited
  • Lighthouse Law
  • LUMA Law
  • Webber Wentzel

Capital Markets Team of the Year

  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bowmans
  • Couto, Graça e Associados
  • CQ Legal and Consulting
  • ENSafrica
  • Signum Advocates
  • Templars
  • Webber Wentzel
  • White & Case

Children's Advocate Award | Supported by Save the Children

Winner to be announced at the awards ceremony.


Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year

  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bowmans
  • Fasken
  • Webber Wentzel

Crisis Management Initiative of the Year

  • Bowmans
  • LNP Attorneys
  • Webber Wentzel

CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award

  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Bowmans
  • DLA Piper
  • ENSafrica
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Lighthouse Law
  • LNP Attorneys
  • Miranda & Associados
  • Nigerian Exchange Limited
  • Resolve and Change Systems
  • Webber Wentzel

Employment Law Team of the Year

  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Mugalula & Omalla Advocates
  • TripleOKLaw
  • TTA
  • Webber Wentzel

Energy & Natural Resources Team of the Year

  • Centurion Law Group
  • ENSafrica
  • G. Elias & Co.
  • GEM Advocates
  • Hogan Lovells
  • LNP Attorneys Inc
  • Webber Wentzel

Environmental & Renewables Team of the Year

  • ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bowmans
  • Coutp, Graça e Associados
  • LNP Attorneys Inc
  • Templars

ESG Initiative of the Year

  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Bowmans
  • Resolve and Change Systems
  • Webber Wentzel

General Counsel of the Year

Sponsored by:  

  • Ashraf Shaaban, National Bank of Egypt
  • Chris van der Walt, South African Reserve Bank
  • Fiona Edmundson, Anglo American
  • Irene Robinson-Ayanwale, Nigeirian Exchange Limited
  • Kuda Tshiamo-Kgati, Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited
  • Othelia Langner, Medtronic
  • Yolande Myburgh, Absa Bank
  • Yvonne Perumal, Liberty Group

In-House Most Promising Newcomer Award

  • Shady El Lawindy, National Bank of Egypt
  • Cwayita Vellem, LAW FOR ALL
  • Karin Pretsch, Premier FMCG
  • Phiwayinkosi Masuku, Absa Bank

In-House Rising Star Award

Sponsored by:  

  • Denis Kang'ethe Kimani, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
  • Itumeleng Matlou, Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Jaco Theunissen, ACTOM
  • Khumo Khumalo, Absa Bank
  • Lebogang Ramokone, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa
  • Mduduzi Mamkeli, Anglo American
  • Nkemakonam Isiozor, Nigerian Exchange Limited

Innovation Award

  • Afriwise
  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Lighthouse Law
  • LUMA Law
  • Resolve and Change Systems
  • Webber Wentzel

International Law Firm of the Year

Sponsored by:  

  • Baker McKenzie
  • Covington
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Giambrone Cabinet Juridique Internartional
  • Miranda
  • Pinsent Masons
  • PLMJ
  • White & Case

IP Team of the Year

  • AELEX
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Bowmans
  • Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
  • ENSafrica
  • Jackson, Etti & Edu
  • Ong'anya Ombo Advocates
  • The New Practice
  • Webber Wentzel

Legal Department of the Year - Large Team

  • Alexander Forbes Group Holdings
  • Anglo American
  • Development Bank of Southern Africa
  • Liberty Group
  • National Bank of Egypt
  • Samsung
  • South African Reserve Bank

Legal Department of the Year - Small Team

  • Premier FMCG
  • South Africa Taxi Development Finance

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year - Large Firm

  • ǼLEX
  • ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Clyde & Co
  • Fasken
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Webber Wentzel

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year - Small Firm

  • KTA Advocates
  • Lawtons Africa
  • LJA Associates
  • LNP Attorneys
  • Olajide Oyewole
  • Tiefenthaler Attorneys Inc.
  • TripleOKLaw
  • TTA

M&A Team of the Year

  • ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bowmans
  • Clyde & Co
  • DLA Piper, IKM Advocates
  • ENSafrica
  • Templars
  • The New Practice
  • Webber Wentzel
  • Werksmans Attorneys

Partner of the Year

Sponsored by:  

  • Asmahaney Saad, KTA Advocates
  • Ben Haley, Covington & Burling
  • Ian Mutibwa, Signum Advocates
  • John M. Ohaga, TripleOKLaw
  • Khurshid Fazel, Webber Wentzel
  • Lerato Thahane, Bowmans
  • Lerisha Naidu, Baker McKenzie
  • Mugalula John, Mugalula & Omalla Advocates
  • Muyiwa Ogungbenro, Olajide Oyewole
  • Riyaad Cruywagen, Webber Wentzel
  • Rupert Candy, Rupert Candy Attorneys
  • Seun Timi-Koleolu, Pavestones Legal
  • Zara Jamal, JLA Advogados
  • Zion Ekundayo Adeoye, Centurion Law Group

Private Practice Most Promising Newcomer Award

  • Arno Koekemoer, Tiefenthaler Attorneys
  • Ezekwesiri Emeka, G. Elias & Co
  • Kevin Ndoho Macharia, Simba & Simba Advocates
  • Kwabena Oppong-Kyekyeku, CQ Legal and Consulting
  • Prianka Soni, Webber Wentzel
  • Racheal Kemera Kembabazi, Signum Advocates
  • Rona Elizabeth Evans, Cox Yeats Attorneys
  • Shantel Mufandaidza, Centurion Law Group
  • Sphesihle Nxumalo, Baker McKenzie

Private Practice Rising Star Award

  • Achare Takor, Centurion Law Group
  • Ashlin Perumall, Baker McKenzie
  • Karl Blom, Webber Wentzel
  • Kate Peter, Bowmans
  • Leon Van Der Merwe, Centurion Law Group
  • Matthew Arrumm, Bowmans
  • Tawela Msiska, Ritz Attorneys at Law
  • Okechukwu Okoro, G. Elias & Co.
  • Rowan Bauer, HJW Attorneys
  • Ushir Ahir, Lawtons

Property and Construction Team of the Year - International Firm

  • Allen & Overy
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Clyde & Co
  • Dentons
  • Pinsent Masons

Property and Construction Team of the Year - African Firm

  • ALN Kenya|Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Bowmans
  • Lawtons
  • LNP Attorneys
  • Templars
  • The New Practice
  • Webber Wentzel

Restructuring Team of the Year

  • Allen & Overy
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Bowmans
  • Corpus Legal Practitioners
  • Cox Yeats
  • Fasken
  • G. Elias & Co
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Werksmans Attorneys

Specialist Law Firm of the Year

  • Clyde & Co
  • Kiptinness & Odhiambo Associates
  • LNP Attorneys
  • Lopes Attorneys
  • Thiam&Associés
  • Tiefenthaler Attorneys

Tax Team of the Year

  • ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna
  • Bowmans
  • ENSafrica
  • G. Elias & Co
  • PwC Nigeria
  • Webber Wentzel

TMT Team of the Year

  • AELEX
  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Baker McKenzie
  • BCSA
  • Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • G. Elias & Co.
  • Jackson, Etti & Edu
  • Signum Advocates
  • TripleOKLaw
  • Werksmans Attorneys

Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year

  • Aluko & Oyebode
  • Bowmans
  • Citadel Advocates
  • G. Elias & Co.
  • Jackson, Etti & Edu
  • Manokore Attorneys
  • Pinsent Masons
  • Templars
  • The New Practice
  • Thiam & Associés
  • Webber Wentzel