Advised on over 180 matters spanning the African continent

Africa Group

BLP’s Africa Group is able to offer investors and businesses the services of a team of specialists in finance, project finance, M&A, equity & debt capital markets, information technology and outsourcing, and dispute resolution.

With our years of hands-on experience and close connections with local law firms, we are able to combine international legal expertise with specialist local knowledge so as to manage and minimise clients’ legal risks in the frontier markets in Africa.

We are the only foreign law firm recognised in leading legal directory Chambers and Partners for dispute resolution in Nigeria. We have also been recognised for our “intimate knowledge of the legal environment across Africa.”

Proximity, historic trade relations and emerging political and economic ties make Dubai a natural gateway for in and outbound investment related to Africa. BLP is perfectly placed to help clients make the most of these opportunities through our expanded Africa team in Dubai complementing our existing teams in London and Asia.

  • You can rely on our experience, having worked on over 180 matters spanning 27 countries in Africa.
  • Our banking litigation department acted for one of Nigeria’s leading banks in a ground-breaking cross-border fraud and asset tracing claim that lead to a multimillion pound judgment in the bank’s favour in the English High Court.
  • We have a wide range of expertise within Africa including, Corporate Finance, Litigation and Arbitration, Commercial Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Tax.
  • As an example of our ability to project manage work across Africa, we advised one of the world’s largest trading groups in relation to IT and outsourcing arrangements across 19 African jurisdictions.

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