Dentons

Dispute Resolution Department

Africa-wide
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What the team is known for

Active in advising an impressive client base on contentious matters throughout francophone and anglophone Africa. Benefits from its strong and developing network of offices throughout Africa, with particular strength in the financial services, construction, TMT and energy sectors. Has a growing reputation in the natural resources sector, advising on mining law and oil and gas matters.

Strengths

Sources highlight the strength of the firm's offering in this area: "The firm is very solid in Paris and London, with good people."

Notable practitioners

Paris-based Barton Legum heads the firm's investment treaty arbitration practice and is experienced in acting for a range of clients, including investors and energy companies. Commentators hold him in high regard as a "top-notch practitioner," adding that he has a "good reputation in the arbitration community."