Africa is a fast-growing economic region. A long term world economic rebalancing is likely to occur and Africa should be a principal beneficiary. This diverse continent is an exciting market for our clients which offers great investment potential for decades to come.
Abundant natural resource wealth, evolving infrastructure sectors, expanding corporate finance markets, and a population expected to double from today's level by 2050 are all factors stimulating foreign investment. A huge mass of political goodwill to overseas investors exists and the opportunities are undeniable.
Our Pan-African experience spans more than 40 countries over 30 years, and allows us to offer clients a depth of understanding on key political, economic, commercial and regulatory issues. We offer an "entire project lifecycle" service to our clients, ensuring that their African operations are sustainable, enduring and profitable as well as helping to minimise risk and maximise opportunities in this exciting region.
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Our African group of over 100 Common Law (English) and Civil Law (French) qualified lawyers is based throughout our European, Asian and Middle East offices. These lawyers know the region and the risks with the know how to get results for our clients.
Whether you are already established in Africa and looking to expand, or are a new investor in the continent, we can help you achieve success. Our clients include sovereign states, investors and developers including oil and gas companies and mining companies, philanthropic investors, financial institutions, contractors and suppliers.
We have excellent relationships with African regulators and governments as well as a trusted network of professional advisors, including many of the leading local and independent African law firms.