What matters in today’s business environment are fast turnaround times and cost-effective solutions. ENSafrica is Africa’s largest law firm, with over 600 practitioners, and 100 years of experience in high-level, complex commercial work. The firm’s focus is on “what’s best for the client” and striving for excellence, in both offering and service. ENSafrica is committed to providing clients with cost-effective outcomes by ensuring work is done at the right level, and in the manner that best suits clients’ preferences and pricing structures.
While many recognise the unique opportunities for trade, investment and growth that Africa represents, predicting in-country and across region risks is not easy, particularly given the rate of exponential change impacting multiple indicators, whether economic, political, technological or social. ENSafrica is an independent law firm with fully integrated offices across Southern, West and East Africa and Mauritius. The firm offers clients many years’ accumulated know-how and solid experience, whether doing business in-country or cross-continent, helping to minimise risk and leverage business opportunities across Africa.
ENSafrica has lawyers qualified to practise English, French and OHADA law, as well as practitioners who are fluent in African and international languages, including Mandarin, Cantonese, French and Portuguese. The firm also has dedicated China and India practice groups, which focus on the African strategies of these countries.
Through the financial services centre of Mauritius, ENSafrica also offers a unique possibility to integrate all aspects of structuring clients’ investments in relation to all commercial areas of law, tax, IP and fiduciary.
ENSafrica is rated as a leading law firm and ENSafrica practitioners are listed as leading lawyers in the Chambers Global Guide 2017.
ENSafrica is ranked in 29 practice areas across eight jurisdictions and in the Africa-wide category. In addition, 62 of the firm’s practitioners are ranked as leading lawyers in their respective fields, with several practitioners receiving more than one ranking. This includes 14 Band 1 rankings for the firm’s various practice areas and 21 Band 1 rankings for its practitioners. ENSafrica is ranked across Burundi, Ghana, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and Africa-wide.
The Chambers Global Guide 2017 describes ENSafrica as follows: “Sources praise the group's combination of detailed legal knowledge, disciplined professional approach and dedication to the client's interests.”
Since 1990, Chambers has published the world’s leading annual guides to the legal profession and has a reputation for in-depth, objective and independent research. Chambers has a team of over 170 editors and full-time researchers who conduct interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. Working with their editors, they identify and rank the world’s best lawyers on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client service.
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