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Widely praised as the pre-eminent firm in the market
Chambers Global

Agricultural production, says the United Nations, is one of the most important economic sectors in Africa, and food security has become even more of a concern amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

We are passionate about agribusiness in Africa, recognising how crucial it is for food security and GDP enhancement.

Our dedicated agribusiness team has a strong track record of working with major companies across Africa to overcome many complex hurdles and therefore we have a deep understanding of the commercial and legal intricacies which you face.

With a wealth of expertise across all relevant areas of law, we can help you to find simple, innovative, practical solutions in response to legal, regulatory, tax, exchange control and commercial challenges affecting your business.

We are also part of the South African National Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Team on food and security, set up to help Business South Africa and Government.

Weather, water, production, agri-tech, food safety, finance, insurance, labour… the challenges in agribusiness are endless, but so are the opportunities, and we are here to guide you as you encounter them while you expand across the continent through acquisitions, financing arrangements, intellectual property, trade arrangements and joint ventures.

ENSafrica is recognised by top ranking agencies for achieving consistently high standards when working on the continent.

Our key differentiator is that, as Africa’s largest law firm with over 600 specialist practitioners, ENSafrica has the capacity to deliver on your business requirements across all major industries and the continent. We are able to leverage our resources to suit your pricing preferences and deliver within your timeframes.

what we offer

  • Agri-finance
  • Agri-processing
  • Commercial structuring and transactions
  • Competition
  • Disputes
  • Environmental
  • Infrastructure
  • Institutional investment (retirement funds and insurers)
  • Intellectual property
  • Property and water rights
  • Tax, VAT and exchange control
  • Trade (local and international)