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Chambers Africa Awards 2022

About our Chambers Awards

We are delighted to host Chambers Africa Awards 2022. The awards recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 13 January 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC
Event location
Event tiers
Law firms - Free
In-house teams - Free

Marlene Hermann, Research Director - EMEA - Chambers and Partners
Marlene started at Chambers as a researcher on the Europe team before being promoted to Senior Researcher and then Editor and subsequently Research Director. Prior to joining Chambers, she worked in recruitment focusing on the social housing sector. She holds a BA in English and History and an MA in Politics and Contemporary History from the University of Nottingham. She is a native German speaker.

Chambers Africa Awards 2022 shortlist:

South Africa Law Firm of the Year 
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr 
Webber Wentzel 

South Africa Lawyer of the Year 
Ezra Davids – Bowmans 
Ashen Jugoo – Fasken 
Jean Meijer – Herbert Smith Freehills 
Gary Oertel – ENSafrica 
Lionel Shawe – White & Case 

Kenya Law Firm of the Year 
Anjarwalla & Khanna 
Bowmans (Coulson Harney) 
Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews 
DLA Piper Africa, Kenya (IKM)
Kaplan & Stratton 

Kenya Lawyer of the Year 
Karim Anjarwalla – Anjarwalla & Khanna 
Andrew Mugambi – Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews 
George Oraro – Oraro & Company Advocates 
Sonal Sejpal – Anjarwalla & Khanna 
Paras Shah – Bowmans (Coulson Harney) 

Nigeria Law Firm of the Year 
Aluko & Oyubode 
Banwo & Ighodalo 
Jackson, Etti & Edu 
Olaniwun Ajayi LP 
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie 

Nigeria Lawyer of the Year 
Funke Adekoya – ǼLEX 
Dan Agbor – Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie 
Yinka Edu – Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie  
Asue Ighodalo – Banwo & Ighodalo 

Ghana Law Firm of the Year 
Ashong Benjamin & Associates 
Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah 
ENSafrica Ghana 
JLD & MB Legal Consultancy 
N. Dowuona & Company 

Morocco Law Firm of the Year 
ASAFO & CO. Morocco 
Clifford Chance LLP 
Gide Cuatrecasas Casablanca 
Kettani Law Firm  
Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy 

Morocco Lawyer of the Year  
Bassamat Fassi-Fihri – Bassamat & Laraqui 
Alain Malek – Norton Rose Fulbright 
Hicham Naciri – Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy 
Azzedine Kettani – Kettani Law Firm 
Patrick Larrivé – ASAFO & CO. Morocco  

Mauritius Law Firm of the Year 
5 St James Court 
Benoit Chambers 
BLC Robert & Associates 
Dentons Mauritius LLP 
ENSafrica (Mauritius) 

Regional Law Firm of the Year – Francophone Africa
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 
Clifford Chance LLP
Gide Loyrette Nouel 
Herbert Smith Freehills 
Norton Rose Fulbright 

Regional Law Firm of the Year – Lusophone Africa
Dentons LEAD 
Miranda & Associados 
PLMJ Lawyers 
Raposo Bernardo 

Africa-wide Projects & Energy Law Firm of the Year 
Clifford Chance LLP
Herbert Smith Freehills 
Trinity International LLP 
White & Case LLP 

Africa-wide Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year 
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 
Clifford Chance LLP
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 
Three Crowns LLP 
White & Case LLP 

Africa-wide Corporate Law Firm of the Year 
Allen & Overy LLP 
Clifford Chance LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 
Herbert Smith Freehills 

Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
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Thursday, 13 Jan 2022 • 02:00 pm UTC
Chambers Africa Awards 2022
Law firms - Free
In-house teams - Free