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The African Legal Awards 2014

The cream of Africa's legal community came out in force to celebrate the African Legal Awards on a night that saw Eversheds, Linklaters alliance firm Webber Wentzel and GE secure major p...

18 Nov 2014 | 15:36

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Dentons' Africa architect Paul Bugingo joins Simmons

Dentons project finance partner Paul Bugingo, a key architect of its Africa strategy, has left the firm to join Simmons & Simmons' ...

12 Nov 2014 | 12:13 | secure

White & Case agrees to negotiate with Saudi tycoon as tug of war over confidential Barclays documents continues

White & Case has agreed to pause proceedings in its counter claim against Saudi tycoon Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber after the p...

04 Nov 2014 | 00:30 | secure

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Optimism in Africa - lawyers have a vital role to play in the continent's development

Africa has received its fair share of coverage in the legal press in recent months, thanks to the interest being shown in the continent by international law firms.

21 Nov 2014 | 00:14 | secure

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Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year: Webber Wentzel

Finalists: Eversheds • Herbert Smith Freehills • Norton Rose Fulbright

20 Nov 2014 | 12:57

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Legal Counsel of the Year: Bridget van der Bijl, Anglo America

Finalists: Gabriela Palacios-Flusk, Eskom Holdings • Grace Muthoni Mwenda, County Assembly of Laikipia, Kenya • Vickie Govender, Eskom Holdings • Winilie Madonsela, Eskom Holdings

20 Nov 2014 | 12:56

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Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year: Bowman Gilfillan

Finalists: Aluko & Oyebode • Baker & McKenzie • Webber Wentzel • White & Case

20 Nov 2014 | 12:56

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year: Eversheds

Finalists: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld • Allen & Overy • DLA Piper • Hogan Lovells • Norton Rose Fulbright • Webber Wentzel • White & Case

20 Nov 2014 | 12:55

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Energy and Natural Resources Team of the Year: Bracewell & Giuliani

Finalists: Allen & Overy • Baker & McKenzie • DLA Piper • Herbert Smith Freehills • Norton Rose Fulbright • Webber Wentzel • Winston & Strawn

20 Nov 2014 | 12:53

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Innovation Award: AFGRI

The legal team at AFGRI secured the Innovation Award for its work providing the legal advice needed for the establishment of the East African Commodities Exchange, the first venture of its kind in Africa outside South Africa.

20 Nov 2014 | 12:52

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M&A Team of the Year: Bowman Gilfillan

Finalists: Allen & Overy • Aluko & Oyebode • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr • Fasken Martineau • Gabinete Legal Mocambique/PLMJ • Norton Rose Fulbright • Webber Wentzel

20 Nov 2014 | 12:50

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Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year: Webber Wentzel

Finalists: Allen & Overy • Aluko & Oyebode • Bowman Gilfillan • Herbert Smith Freehills • Linklaters • Norton Rose Fulbright • Werksmans

20 Nov 2014 | 12:47

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Commercial Team of the Year: Herbert Smith Freehills

Finalists: Bowman Gilfillan • Gabinete Legal Mocambique/PLMJ • Slaughter and May • Webber Wentzel • Werksmans

20 Nov 2014 | 12:45

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