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ENSafrica

Global 2022
Ranked departments
33
Ranked lawyers
72
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About

Provided by ENSafrica
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Chairperson: Michael Katz
Chief Executive: Mzi Mgudlwa
Number of practitioners: 600+
Languages: 40+

Firm Overview:
Credible difference

With over 600 specialist practitioners, ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm and has the capacity to deliver on your business requirements across all major industries and the African continent. The firm is able to leverage its resources to deliver legal solutions that suit your pricing preferences and timeframes.

Africa focus
Over many years, ENSafrica has developed a large knowledge base of resources and a deep understanding of local nuances and ways of doing business. The firm has practical experience working on the ground and direct access to high-end, professional contacts across the continent, assuring you of consistent quality and world-class service. ENSafrica has practitioners who are qualified to practise English law and French law and the firm has extensive experience in the legal codes of OHADA used in West and Central Africa.

Excellence
ENSafrica is recognised by top ranking agencies such as Chambers Global Guide, Legal 500 EMEA Guide, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide and International Tax Review’s World Tax Guide, as well as by the African Legal Awards, for achieving consistently high standards when working on the continent.

Novel solutions
ENSafrica will work to find innovative solutions to ensure you achieve your commercial goals, whether it be successfully executing a strategy, maintaining a competitive edge or defending your position. The firm’s aim is to deliver in the manner that best suits your business requirements, preferences and pricing structures. ENSafrica can advise you directly or work closely with your in-house legal teams.

Synergy
With more than 200 years’ experience, ENSafrica has significant expertise across the breadth of commercial areas and covering the African continent. The firm is committed to creating enduring client relationships, which are founded in a values-driven culture, and to providing you with to-the-point, jargon-free advice. ENSafrica harnesses its deep specialist expertise in areas relevant to the project and at the correct level. This enables it to tailor-make solutions for you, with the desired turnaround times and cost efficiencies.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Africa Regulatory and Business Intelligence
■ Agribusiness
■ Asia-Africa Trade
■ Aviation
■ Banking and Finance
■ Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE)
■ Competition / Antitrust
■ Corporate Commercial
■ Data Privacy and Protection
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Employment
■ Energy
■ Environment
■ Fiduciary
■ Fintech
■ Forensics
■ Immigration
■ India-Africa Trade
■ Infrastructure
■ Insolvency, Restructuring and Business Rescue
■ Insurance
■ IntelligENS (AI)
■ International Arbitration
■ Intellectual Property (IP)
■ Mining
■ Mine and Occupational Health and Safety (MOHS)
■ Natural Resources and Environment
■ Private Clients
■ Private Equity
■ Pro Bono and Corporate Social Investment
■ Project Development and Project Finance
■ Real Estate / Property
■ Retirement Funds
■ Shipping, Ports and Logistics
■ Tax
■ Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)

Ranked Offices

Provided by ENSafrica

South Africa - Head office
Ghana
  • Accra
    31 Ringway Estates, Asafoanye O. Broni Crescent, Osu, Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
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Kenya
  • Nairobi
    15th Floor, One Africa Place, Junction of Chiromo and Rhapta Roads, Westlands, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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Mauritius
Namibia
  • Windhoek
    3rd Floor Unit 4 LA Chambers, Ausspann Plaza, Dr Agostinho Neto Road, Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia, 9000
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Rwanda
  • Kigali
    Kacyiru KG 7th Avenue #35, Blue Star House, 1st, Kigali, Kigali Province, Rwanda
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South Africa
  • Cape Town
    1 North Wharf Square, Loop Street, Foreshore, PO Box 2293, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 8001
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    Durban
    1 Richefond Circle, Ridgeside Office Park, Umhlanga, PO Box 3052, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, 4320
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Uganda
  • Kampala
    4th Floor, Rwenzori Towers, Plot 6 Nakasero Road, Nakasero, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
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ENSafrica rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Band
Africa-wide
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
1 Department
Department
3
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
3
Band 3
Projects & Energy
1 Department
Department
4
Projects & Energy
4
Band 4
Burundi
General Business Law
1 Department
Department
General Business Law
Spotlight Table
Ghana
Banking & Finance
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Paa Kwesi Morrison
Paa Kwesi Morrison
Spotlight Table
Corporate/Commercial
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
1
Corporate/Commercial
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Paa Kwesi Morrison
2
Paa Kwesi Morrison
2
Band 2
Amina Kaguah
3
Amina Kaguah
3
Band 3
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
2
Dispute Resolution
2
Band 2
Lawyers
David A. Asiedu
1
David A. Asiedu
1
Band 1
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration & Mediation
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
David A. Asiedu
David A. Asiedu
Spotlight Table
Projects & Energy
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
1
Projects & Energy
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Paa Kwesi Morrison
1
Paa Kwesi Morrison
1
Band 1
Kenya
Banking & Finance
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Binti Shah
2
Binti Shah
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
4
Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Mahesh Acharya
2
Mahesh Acharya
2
Band 2
Amar Grewal-Thethy
4
Amar Grewal-Thethy
4
Band 4
Anthony Gakuru
U
Anthony Gakuru
U
Up and Coming
Projects & Energy
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Binti Shah
3
Binti Shah
3
Band 3
Real Estate
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Nigel Shaw
2
Nigel Shaw
2
Band 2
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