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Latham’s global presence and regional relationships mean we provide clients doing business in Africa seamless and sophisticated legal advice on almost any topic.
We advise public, private, and state-owned corporations, multinational companies, governments, financial institutions, developers, joint ventures, and other entities in countries throughout Africa. Our team serves clients across multiple industries, ranging from oil and gas, infrastructure, power, and mining and metals, to telecommunications, fintech, bank regulatory, and cleantech.
Our Africa Practice pairs a proven record of success across the continent with vast experience advising on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions, as well as international arbitration matters in the region and around the globe. We shepherd clients through large-scale projects in virtually every major African country, navigating linguistic, cultural, political, and commercial nuances across jurisdictions.
We work closely with highly regarded local counsel to provide clients tailored advice and representation on the legal, business, and regulatory aspects of their business in Africa.
With our ability to tap the firm’s global resources, our Africa Practice is uniquely positioned to help clients achieve their business goals.