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At DWF, we have a highly regarded and cutting-edge practice focused on the African continent.

 Our approach to the continent combines country expertise and business expertise, allowing us to offer our clients a unique set of high-end services to support them in achieving their goals.

Over the last two decades, our lawyers have been involved in a significant number of major projects in all parts of Africa, particularly in the energy, construction, infrastructure, mining and natural resources sectors.

In addition to our projects practice, we are also actively involved in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, general commercial transactions, litigation, international arbitration, any other form of dispute resolution, and asset recovery matters (including for insurers) across a wide spectrum of business sectors.

We strongly believe in fully understanding the business and economic sectors in which our clients operate. Hence, the firm’s lawyers have acquired in-depth knowledge of the key sectors vital to the development of Africa:

  • energy and infrastructure,
  • natural resources (in particular mineral resources),
  • real estate,
  • agrifood industries,
  • financial institutions,
  • health,
  • biotechnologies and the pharmaceutical industry,
  • telecommunications,
  • media,
  • and IT/IP and insurance.




Key contacts in Africa

Contact us

Get in touch with a member of our team by using the details below or completing the form.

T +44 333 320 2220
+44 333 320 4440