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DLA Piper Africa achieves strong recognition in Chambers Global Guide 2023

By James Kamau and Peter Somekh

DLA Piper Africa has once again performed strongly in Chambers Global Guide 2023. Ranked Band 1 for Africa-Wide Leading Regional Law Firm Networks for the 7th consecutive year, its firms achieved top rankings in all 20 African countries in which they are based.

Across the continent, firms were ranked in 31 categories, with 13 Band 1 rankings. In addition, 78 lawyers were recognised, with 22 ranked as Band 1 leading individual, Eminent Practitioner or Senior Statesman.

Internationally, DLA Piper also received rankings for:

  • Africa-wide Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Africa-wide Dispute Resolution
  • Africa-wide Projects & Energy

James Kamau, Chair of DLA Piper Africa said: "We are thrilled to see our hard work and dedication recognised. The rankings serve as a testament to our unwavering commitment to exceeding our clients' expectations and delivering exceptional value. They inspire us to push the envelope even further, constantly seeking innovative ways to improve and find creative solutions that will help our clients thrive in the dynamic African market. By working collaboratively and thinking boldly, we are excited to continue making a meaningful impact in our clients' success stories."

Peter Somekh, Managing Partner for DLA Piper Africa added: “We are also thrilled to see so many of our lawyers ranked. Creating an enabling and diverse environment that encourages people to thrive and where everyone feels valued and included is at the core of DLA Piper Africa. We thank all our colleagues for raising the bar each year and our clients whose ongoing support makes this possible.”  

The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world.