2019 Shortlist

Employment Law Team of the Year

Anjarwalla & Khanna
Baker McKenzie
Bowmans
Hogan Lovells
MMAN Advocates
MMC Africa Law
Webber Wentzel
 

IP Team of the Year

Aelex
Aluko & Oyebode
Bowmans
ENSafrica
KTA Advocates
NGERI, OMITI & BUSH ADVOCATES
Webber Wentzel
 

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

Clyde & Co
DLA Piper
Fasken
MMC Africa Law
Rupert Candy Attorneys Inc
Werksmans Attorneys
 

Competition & Regulatory Team of the Year

Aelex
Bowmans
ENSafrica
Hogan Lovells
MMC Africa Law
Webber Wentzel
 

TMT Team of the Year

Aluko & Oyebode
Bowmans
Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
Eversheds Sutherland
Hogan Lovells
MMAN Advocates
MMC Africa Law
Webber Wentzel
 

Property & Construction Team of the Year

Bowmans
Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
ENSafrica
LNP Attorneys
MMC Africa Law
Templars
 

Transportation & Infrastructure Team of the Year

Allen & Overy
Anjarwalla & Khanna
Bowmans
LNP Attorneys
MMC Africa Law
White & Case
 

Energy & Natural Resources Team of the Year

Aluko & Oyebode
Anjarwalla & Khanna
Bowmans
ENSAfrica
FB Attorneys
Herbert Smith Freehills
LNP Attorneys
Templars
Webber Wentzel
 

Environmental & Renewables Team of the Year

Allen & Overy
Baker McKenzie
Couto, Graca & Associados
Covington & Burling
LNP Attorneys
White & Case
 

Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year

Anjarwalla & Khanna
BCSA (PLMJ Colab)
Bowmans
ENSafrica
MMC Africa Law
Templars
White & Case
 

M&A Team of the Year

Aluko & Oyebode
BCSA (PLMJ Colab)
Bowmans
Clyde & Co
Dentons
Fasken
Templars
Webber Wentzel
 

Best Use of Technology

ALN-Anjarwalla & Khanna
Epoq Legal - JusDraft
EXTENT CORPORATE ADVISORY
JUDY Innovative Technologies Limited
LAW FOR ALL
SchoemanLaw Inc
 

CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award

Anjarwalla & Khanna
DLA Piper
Epoq Legal
Hogan Lovells
KasiLaw Mentoring Program
LAW FOR ALL
Miranda & Associados
 

Innovation Award

Afriwise
Baker McKenzie
Bowmans
DIYLaw Technologies Limited
JUDY Innovative Technologies Limited
UCT Law@work and Africa Legal
Webber Wentzel

In-House and Private Practice Most Promising Newcomer Award

Tanya Seitz, Baker McKenzie
Itumeleng Mukhovha
Tsola Popo, Centurion Law Group
Nikhil Bhogal, Hogan Lovells
Matthew Arrumm, Kaplan and Stratton Advocates
Berenice van den Berg, Philafrica Foods a member of the AFGRI Group of Companies
Gwen Mathebula, Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
Daphne Dorcas Butagalanye, Signum Advocates
Nigel Maramba, Unilever
Wesley Grimm, Webber Wentzel
 

Private Practice Rising Star Award

Bridgett Majola, Baker McKenzie
Sabelo Goma, Bowmans
Mandi Krebs, Hogan Lovells
Ronald Mutasa, Manokore Attorneys
Juliet Mazera, MMC Africa Law
Racheal Kemera Kembabazi, Signum Advocates
Cara du Plessis, Webber Wentzel
Katlego Lebea, Webber Wentzel
 

Partner of the Year

Funke Adekoya, Aelex
Morne van der Merwe, Baker McKenzie
Adeleke Alex-Adedipe, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe 
Adeniyi Duale, Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe 
Alice Namuli Blazevic, Katende,Ssempebwa & co Advocates
Kenneth Muhangi Partner KTA Advocates
Edward Muriu, Team Leader, MMC Africa Law
 

In-House Rising Star Award

Ronald Murungi, ENCOT Microfinance Limited
Songezo Maqubela, Mining Qualifications Authority
Tammi McMahon-Panther, P&G
Oghenekevwe Okpobia, The Nigerian Stock Exchange
 

General Counsel of the Year

Sponsored by:  
Pieter Badenhorst, AFGRI Group
Carina Wessels, Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited
Annelene Dippenaar, CSH Group
Irene Robinson-Ayanwale, The Nigerian Stock Exchange
 

Legal Department of the Year - Small Team

AFGRI Group
CSH Group
FedEx Express South Africa
Life Healthcare Group
Senwes Limited
 

Legal Department of the Year - Large Team

Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited
Elsewedy Electric
LAW FOR ALL
Mediterranean Shipping Company
Standard Chartered Bank
The Nigerian Stock Exchange
 

African Network/Alliance of the Year

ALN
Eversheds Sutherland Africa Alliance (ESAA)
LEX Africa
Linklaters/Webber Wentzel
Miranda Alliance
PLMJ Colab
VdA Legal Partners
 

Alternative Service Provider of the Year

Caveat Legal
Crownel Co. Ltd
Exigent
LAW FOR ALL
Lexdot.com
Virtual Paralegals
 

Specialist Law Firm of the Year

Bytelex Advocates
Clyde & Co
Kiptinness & Odhiambo Associates
KTA Advocates
LNP Attorneys Inc
Spoor & Fisher
Von Seidels
 

African Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice

Ashitiva Advocates LLP
Centurion Law Group
Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe
Juristconsult Chambers
LNP Attorneys Inc
Manokore Attorneys
NGERI,OMITI & BUSH ADVOCATES
TTA (PLMJ Colab)
 

African Law Firm of the Year – Large Practice

AB & David
Aluko & Oyebode
Anjarwalla & Khanna
Bowmans
Iseme Kamau & Maema Advocates
Miranda & Associados
Templars
Webber Wentzel
 

International Law Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie
Dentons
DLA Piper
Miranda & Associados
PLMJ
White & Case LLP
 

Boutique Law Firm of the Year

Bytelex Advocates
HJW Attorneys
KTA Advocates
Tiefenthaler Attorneys