Chambers and Partners have released the Chambers Global 2021 Rankings

  • A large number of Afriwise contributing law firms and lawyers have been ranked in this year’s market-leading analysis…

    ·       48 of Afriwise’s contributing law firms and 73 lawyers on our platform were ranked in the 2021 Global Rankings

    ·       These prestigious rankings provide an important guide to businesses when purchasing legal services

    ·      This is a significant endorsement of the Afriwise community, the largest community of legal experts in Africa

    ·       Afriwise contributor firms in Angola, DRC, Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe were ranked

    The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world. Rankings are based on in-depth research by 170 full-time staff who review countless submissions. The rankings provide an important guide to businesses, allowing them to make an informed decision when purchasing legal services.

    Afriwise’s subscription-based platform revolutionises how businesses can access critical legal and business intelligence and find reliable local counsel in African jurisdictions. It does this through the largest collaboration of African lawyers ever undertaken, with nearly 100 of Africa’s leading law firms contributing to the content on the platform. The fact that so many of these firms have been recognised by Chambers and Partners, underscores the unparalleled depth and quality of legal knowledge we are able to provide on our platform.

    “I would like to personally congratulate each of the 48 Afriwise contributing law firms and 73 lawyers who have been recognised in Chambers Global 2021 rankings… Our success depends on all of them and we are incredibly privileged and proud to have so many talented firms and lawyers in our community, the largest community of legal experts in Africa. Together, we will deliver transformation for businesses operating on the continent”. Afriwise founder, Steven De Backer

    The firms recognised by Chambers Global 2021 Rankings are:

    Angola: Morais Leitão Legal Circle, AVM Advogados, FBL Advogados, MC Jurist, VdA, Dentons Lead DRC: Liedekerke, Chikuru & Associé Advocats, PKM Kenya: CMS, Anjarwalla & Khanna, Oraro & Company Advocates, MMAN Advocates, Bowmans, Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews Mozambique: ABCC, TPLA, HRA Advogados, CGA, JLA Advogados, Sal & Caldeira Advogados.

    Nigeria: Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, Aelex Rwanda: ENSafrica, Trust Law Chambers, K-Solutions & Partners South Africa: Bowmans, Webber Wentzel, Von Seidels Tanzania: Anjarwalla & Khanna, Bowmans, ARS, Novita Law, Clyde & Co, FB Attorneys Uganda: MMAKS, Shonubi Musoke & Co, ENSafrica, Bowmans Zambia: Musa Dudhia & Co, Corpus Legal Practitioners, Chibesakunda & Co, Abigail & Chama Zimbabwe: Manokore Attorneys, Kantor Immerman, Scanlen & Holderness, Coghlan, Welsh & Guest.