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A longstanding adviser to major defense clients, we are the only law firm that offers a top-tier global defense and security practice with experienced defense, procurement and infrastructure lawyers worldwide. 

Our lawyers and consultants can help clients working in or with the defense sector in the region and worldwide to accomplish their business, legal and political goals. For example, we understand the complexities of contracting with national departments and ministries of defense, and the legal strictures involved in working with government departmental entities. 

Local insights, global outlook: our teams in 20 African countries understand the specific political, financial, regulatory and economic issues. You also have access to the global resources of an Africa team with more than 200 lawyers in key financial centers including Johannesburg, Casablanca, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

Collaborating with our international trade, export controls, corporate transactions, tax and employment teams worldwide means we have the depth of experience and breadth of resources to advise the defense industry in all areas of operations. 

Key capabilities include: 

  • strategic alliances
  • procurement models
  • joint ventures
  • prime contracting
  • urgent operational requirements (UORs)
  • government owned, commercially operated structures
  • partnering
  • integrator models
  • security issues including security classifications and security undertakings
  • contractual models used by defense government agencies 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.