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DLA Piper Africa lawyers and practices ranked in Chambers Global 2022

By James Kamau and Peter Somekh

DLA Piper Africa is pleased to announce it has once again performed strongly in the 2022 Global edition of Chambers & Partners, retaining its Band 1 Ranking for Africa-Wide Leading Regional Law Firm Networks for the 6th consecutive year and securing rankings in all 20 African countries in which it has a presence.

Across the continent, 73 individual lawyer rankings were achieved across 20 countries, with 21 lawyers recognised as a Band 1 leading individual or Eminent Practitioner in their respective markets.

In addition, DLA Piper achieved rankings for:

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

James Kamau, Chair of DLA Piper Africa said: “These rankings demonstrate our lawyers skill and deep experience in their respective markets. They also reinforce our unrivalled presence on the continent and ability to provide both local and international clients with an integrated service on multi-jurisdictional deals.”

Peter Somekh, Managing Partner for DLA Piper Africa added: “We continue to invest in initiatives to ensure we attract, retain and develop the best in African legal talent. This is reflected by the high number of individual rankings we have received.” He continued: “We would like to thank our staff for their continued focus on client service delivery, and of course our clients for their ongoing support.”