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Norton Rose Fulbright has deepened its footprint in Africa by entering into a strategic alliance with Kenyan law firm Walker Kontos.
Human rights lawyer Willie Kimani was found dead on Friday after lodging a complaint against local law enforcement.
White & Case is to open an office in Cairo after announcing an association with new Egyptian law firm MHR & Partners.
The multinational megafirm has chosen Webber Wentzel corporate partner Johannes Gouws as the first managing partner of its new South Africa office.
Leaders at Bowman Gilfillan are reaping the rewards of coaching as the firm puts its top lawyers through the paces.
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has slammed the Pretoria government for unlawfully allowing Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir to exit the country while he was wanted by the International Criminal Court.
The African Development Bank (ADB) has allocated $22m to help nurture legal services on the continent and level the legal playing field between African countries and foreign investors.
A new forecast released today by global law firm Baker & McKenzie has predicted that listings on the African continent will hit a five-year-high over the next twelve months, defying shrunken commodity prices and capital flight from emerging markets.
Attorney General Githu Muigai has announced that Kenya will review the laws and regulations surrounding Islamic finance in the country to facilitate the issuance of the country's first ever Islamic-law compliant bond, known as a sukuk.
King & Spalding's London office is advising the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Ghana's national oil company, on its US$550 million pathfinder liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the first such project to be implemented in the region.