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DLA Piper Africa receives top awards at the African Legal Awards 2023

DLA Piper Africa has once again been recognised for its pan-African excellence at the African Legal Awards 2023, securing two regional awards and retaining its top rank on the Africa Top 50 list.

Credited to the breadth of our regional footprint and commitment to providing world-class service to clients in their business pursuits on the continent, we are pleased to have received the following awards:

  • Winner: East Africa Law Firm of the Year (Large Practice)
  • Winner: North Africa Law Firm of the Year (Large Practice)
  • Ranked 2nd: Africa Top 50

DLA Piper Africa Chair, James Kamau said: ‘We are honored to receive these awards. Our shared commitment to working together to make business better for our clients wherever they operate in Africa remains central to our vision. We are grateful to our clients whose ongoing support and trust in our work challenge us to constantly pursue excellence.’  

DLA Piper Africa Managing Partner, Peter Somekh said: ‘We are extremely proud of all our people whose depth of knowledge, expertise and dedication to delivering world class results for our clients has been recognised.  Congratulations for this well-deserved recognition.’

The African Legal Awards recognise the outstanding work done by law firms and individuals in the pan-African legal community. Africa Top 50 lists the 50 biggest law firms in Africa by lawyer headcount. 


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

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