This month we bring you a special focus on a continent that boasts the world’s largest free trade area, a diverse economic make-up and increasing political stability. The latest edition of Law Update focuses on Africa, a territory that continues to be an attractive business and investment destination.
Like the rest of the world, Africa is still re-building from the impact of COVID-19, however, there continues to be an optimistic view of the opportunities the continent presents. An example of the appetite for investment into Africa was captured in a report we commissioned, titled Legal Leaders in MENA. Our survey of legal leaders revealed a resounding desire to expand into new territories, with 81% naming Africa as their investment destination of choice.Read the full edition
We are home to the region’s largest international litigation group. Our lawyers, qualified to practise in all major common law jurisdictions, advise and represent local and foreign businesses, financial institutions, government and semi-government entities in a wide range of civil and commercial disputes under DIFC Courts, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Courts, the Courts of the Qatar Financial Centre as well as the Courts of the Astana Financial Centre. Our expertise also covers civil and commercial disputes, enforcement of foreign judgments and orders, injunctions and third party orders.