AfriAha! COVID-19 Series

  • Afriwise launches a series of country-focused webinars to provide critical legal advice to organisations operating across the continent.

    As part of our commitment to support organisations to access the legal and regulatory knowledge they need to operate effectively, Afriwise is holding a series of COVID-19 seminars in April 2020.

    The series will feature the continent’s leading legal experts and will be country-focused – with the sessions for South Africa and Nigeria taking place on Thursday 9thApril, the full schedule can be found below:

    Morning Session: South Africa

    11.00 - 11.15SAST: Madeleine Burger, Partner-  Webber Wentzel - Corporate Law

    11.15 - 11.30SAST: Helen Wilsenach, Partner - Bowmans - Employment and Labour Law

    11.30 - 11.45SAST: Danelle Prinsloo, Senior Associate & Maria Philippides, Partner -Webber Wentzel - Insurance (insured and insurer)

    11.45 - 12.00SAST: Ian Kirkman, Partner - Bowmans - Commercial Contracts

    Afternoon Session: Nigeria

    13.00 - 13.15WAT: Olanipekun Orewale, Partner- Aelex - Insolvency and Restructuring

    13.15 - 13.30WAT: Ozofu Ogiemudia, Partner  - Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie - Insurance

    13.30 - 14.00WAT: Colin Egemonye, Managing Partner - Goldsmiths Solicitors - Employment & Labour and Corporate Law.

    The topics covered have been selected  in partnership with our legal contributors and will be the most relevant to clients at this time. Our aim is to equip attendees with the information necessary to respond adequately to the rapidly evolving impacts of COVID-19 in the African jurisdictions they operate.

    The series will be providing critical insights for the following countries over the next three weeks:

    Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

    Any organisation interested in attending these seminars, developed in partnership with a number of Africa’s largest legal firms, should get in touch: