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DLA Piper Africa wins at the IFLR Africa Awards 2022

By James Kamau and Peter Somekh

DLA Piper Africa has been recognised across a number of categories at the IFLR Africa Awards 2022, echoing our commitment to providing world-class service to our clients on significant local and multijurisdictional matters in their business pursuits on the continent.

Our DLA Piper Africa offices are pleased to have been awarded:

  • Law Firm of the Year - DLA Piper Africa, Rwanda (Equity Juris Chambers)
  • Law Firm of the Year - DLA Piper Africa, Uganda (S&L Advocates)
  • Law Firm of the Year – DLA Piper Africa, Zimbabwe (Manokore Attorneys)

Our DLA Piper Africa Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Mozambique teams were also involved in the following Deals of the Year:

  • Private Equity Deal of the Year: International Finance Corporation / Equity Group stake
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year: Temane power project

DLA Piper Africa Chair, James Kamau commented: ‘These awards are a reminder to us of the value of continued focus and commitment to provide a seamless, value-adding national and regional legal service offering to clients in our work across the continent, underpinned by our core values to be supportive; be collaborative; be bold and be exceptional in all we do. Congratulations to our colleagues for this well-deserved recognition.’

Held annually, the IFLR Sub-Saharan Africa awards focus on legal innovation in cross-border transactions on the continent.