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DLA Piper Africa shortlisted for 18 awards at the African Legal Awards 2022

DLA Piper Africa is pleased to have been shortlisted for 18 awards across multiple categories in the African Legal Awards 2022, reverberating our Africa ambition and commitment to providing world-class service to global, regional and international clients in their business pursuits on the continent.

Internationally, DLA Piper has been shortlisted for International Law Firm of the Year and Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year, while at the regional level, DLA Piper Africa has been shortlisted for African Network/Alliance of the Year. DLA Piper Africa Chair, James Kamau has also been nominated for Partner of the Year award. Additionally, various DLA Piper Africa firms have been shortlisted in the following categories:

  • African Law Firm of the Year (Kenya, Zimbabwe)
  • Banking & Finance Team of the Year (Kenya, Mozambique)
  • Employment Law Team of the Year (Mozambique)
  • Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Team of the Year (Kenya, Mozambique)
  • IP Team of the Year (Kenya)
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year (Nigeria)
  • M&A Team of the Year (Kenya, Nigeria)
  • Restructuring Team of the Year (Kenya)
  • Tax Team of the Year (Mozambique)
  • Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year (Nigeria)

The African Legal Awards, which recognise the outstanding work done by law firms and individuals in the pan-African legal community, are hosted by International in partnership with the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa (CCASA) and Africa Legal. Winners will be selected by a panel of independent judges and will be announced at the awards ceremony taking place in South Africa on 2nd September 2022


Janet Muthoni, Senior Marketing & Business Development Manager – DLA Piper Africa,

Tel: +254 706 835 142, Email: [email protected]