Nigerian law firms shortlisted for honours

By editor   |   28 April 2015   |   12:12 am  
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Basil Udotai (left); NBA Section on Business Law (SBL) vice chair, Olu Akpata; Chief Judge (CJ), Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta; Funke Agbor; Agada Elachi and Endurance Uhumuavbi during the SBL visit to the CJ in Abuja recently.

Aluko & Oyebode, Banwo & Ighodalo and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie are amongst the nine international firms shortlisted for the prestigious Law Digest Africa Awards for the best law firm in Africa.

Also shortlisted for this award are ENSafrica and Webber Wentzel both of South Africa and Walker Kontos of Kenya.  The award ceremony will take place in London on 27th June 2015. Also shortlisted for the highly coveted M&A Team of the Year and the Banking & Finance Team of the Year are G. Elias & Co, George Etomi & Partners, Odujinrin & Adefulu, Aelex, ACAS and Olaniwun Ajayi LP.

The Nigerian firms will be flying the national flag against the might of the South African firms such as Bowman Gilfillan and ENSafrica and Hamilton Harrison & Matthews of Kenya and AB & David of Ghana.

 

Seyi Clement, the editor of Law Digest and the sponsor of the award said: “Law Digest Africa Awards is a new concept in recognising and honouring excellence in the African legal services market, by recognising the contributions of individual lawyers, law firms and in-house teams equally.

The award is based on the opinions of over 5000 senior practitioners spread across Africa and the in-depth research that our team conducted.” The full shortlist is at www.lawdigestawards.com



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