Africa/South Africa - Page 2

Bowmans picks leading M&A lawyer as new chair and senior partner

Ezra Davids takes over the leadership role from Robert Legh, who passed away earlier this year

Court of Appeal rejects AI inventor claims in Dabus patent ruling

Decision clarifies that AI systems can’t own patent rights under current UK law, putting it at odds with South Africa and Australia

Allen & Overy hires six-partner team from Linklaters ally Webber Wentzel in Johannesburg

UK Magic Circle firm reaffirms faith in South Africa market as 'key part' of its strategy in Africa

Baker McKenzie tackles Johannesburg ‘management issues’ with leadership change and beefed up HR

Global firm unveils ‘three-step plan’ to improve culture including enhanced internal complaints procedure

South African firm's offices reduced to ‘rubble and ash’ as legal community condemns unrest

KwaZulu-Natal firm is among impacted businesses as top law firms rally to support ‘rule of law’

Bowmans mourns death of chairman and senior partner Robert Legh 

Top South African firm announces 'devastating loss' of 'a leader, a partner, a colleague and a friend' 

  • 2yrs

White & Case hires Allen & Overy's Johannesburg head to boost debt financing coverage

Banking and finance partner Lionel Shawe will provide both domestic and cross-border expertise

Leigh Day teams up with South African firm to file class action claim against Anglo American

Firms allege Zambian mine's lead contamination has affected an estimated 1,000-plus people

  • 3yrs

Expert panel revises South Africa arbitration rules to boost regional status

The Arbitration Foundation of South Africa takes 'bold step' to create 'truly international set of rules'

  • 3yrs

As economic devastation escalates, it remains a balancing of rights

Zenobia Du Toit reports on how family courts are adapting to South Africa's National State of Disaster

Eversheds Sutherland makes up six South Africa partners in bumper round of 38 promotions

Promotions up by 40% this year with the UK, South Africa and Ireland welcoming the most new partners

  • 3yrs

BRG opens permanent SA office

Johannesburg hub to focus on economic and financial consulting services relating to disputes, investigations, economic regulation and competition law.

  • 4yrs

Hogan Lovells in Jo'burg relaunch

After six years in South Africa, global law firm Hogan Lovells has launched its new fully-integrated office in Johannesburg.

  • 4yrs

NRF Joburg gets new director

Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted an international disputes specialist to director in the South African finance hub.

  • 4yrs

Clyde & Co expands its African horizons

Firm says NRF and Gildenhuys Malatji hires expands African business and consolidates status as key insurance provider on the continent.

  • 4yrs

Hogan Lovells restructures in South Africa

After a six-year relationship, Hogan Lovells is restructuring its legal practice in South Africa following a strategic review of its business in the country.

  • 4yrs

HSF strengthens Jo'burg bench

Herbert Smith Freehills expands South African office with three senior hires and their teams.

  • 4yrs

South Africa implements paperless courts

South African OCJ is implementing paperless digital courtrooms nationally after selecting provider of digital evidence management.

  • 4yrs

South Africa creates tribunal to recover corruption monies

Tribunal of eight justices will fast-track recovery and ensure accountability says South African President.

  • 5yrs
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