DLA Piper Africa has achieved impressive results in the newly released 2020 edition of The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) with all 17 firms in Legal 500 researched countries ranked. 17 practice areas achieved Tier 1 rankings, with a total of 39 practice areas ranked. Tier 1 rankings were achieved in Leading Firm categories in addition to specialist categories including Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Employment, Energy, Projects and Public Law, among others.
In addition, 94 DLA Piper Africa lawyers have been recognised or mentioned across the various researched countries, including 23 who have been recognised for the first time.
The Legal 500 is an independent, international legal directory that provides comprehensive independent annual legal market research in over 100 countries. It is a client guide to the best law firms, top lawyers, attorneys, advocates, solicitors and barristers in many countries all over the world.
James Kamau, Chair of DLA Piper Africa, commented: "We are delighted with our rankings which are a clear recognition of the hard work and achievements of our 400+ lawyers across our 20 African offices. Thank you to our clients with who we regularly work for entrusting us on your most significant matters and for your ongoing support and friendship. We have, and always will be, committed to providing the highest level of client service, service that is underpinned by a commercial approach and a deep understanding of the industries and markets in which our clients operate."