ENSafrica has established offices and a growing footprint throughout Africa. Its offering to clients is unique, in that it is focused on Africa, and its offices do not operate through a network, nor an alliance, nor a “Swiss Verein”, but as one firm | one team with one brand, made up of people in Africa, working for Africa.
As a law firm based in Africa, ENSafrica has easy access to clients and their markets, and understands the many political, cultural, linguistic and regulatory contexts of African countries.
Whether dealing with the complexity of a multi-jurisdictional project, or the establishment of a start-up business in one African country, ENSafrica’s localised experience and expertise ensures that clients obtain the benefit of scale and scope when doing business in Africa...
“Pioneering full-service firm with a large African continental network.” … “Highly competent and extremely professional, with just the right degree of personal touch.” – Chambers Global Guide 2016
“The firm works seamlessly throughout [its offices], and can serve its clients across the continent with a one firm approach. … They are dedicated to both the client and the task at hand.” – IFLR1000 2017
“The ‘practical’ team at ENSafrica is well placed to advise clients on investments into Africa, leveraging its strong network of offices across the continent.” – The Legal 500 2016
ENSafrica is rated in the top tier in several areas and ENSafrica practitioners are listed as leading lawyers by the Legal 500 2016.
ENSafrica has been ranked in 22 practice areas across five jurisdictions, as well as in the Africa regional category. In addition, 58 ENSafrica practitioners feature as leading or recommended lawyers, some of whom have received more than one ranking. This includes 15 Top Tier rankings for ENSafrica’s various practice areas and rankings across Burundi, Ghana, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania and Africa-wide. (The Legal 500 does not currently cover certain jurisdictions in which ENSafrica has offices; namely, Namibia, Rwanda and Uganda.)
ENSafrica is ranked in the Top Tier for Leading Tax Law Firms (South Africa) in the Legal 500 Tax Directors Handbook 2016.
The Legal 500 2016 says of ENSafrica: “The ‘practical’ team at ENSafrica is well placed to advise clients on investments into Africa, leveraging its strong network of offices across the continent.”
For 27 years, the Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world by assessing the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions. The Legal 500 highlights the practice area teams that are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from 250 000 clients worldwide, as well as submissions from law firms, interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers.
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