Macfarlanes has a wealth of experience in Africa. We have advised on a wide variety of matters in more than 30 countries on the continent, covering sectors ranging from conventional and renewable power to oil and gas and project financing.

Wherever you are based or work in Africa, we can help you to anticipate and deal with issues such as:

  • The need for government consents
  • Local ownership rules
  • Exchange control
  • The lack of established market practice
  • Regulations and compliance
  • Tax structuring
  • Enforcement

Our Africa group has extensive experience in disciplines that include: public and private mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; project finance; private equity; litigation and dispute resolution; and fund formation.

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We regularly advise on matters spanning multiple countries and have a tried and tested network of leading local firms in each key African country. We deliver a seamless and integrated service taking full responsibility for the quality of the local advice and ensuring a reliable, consistent and always professional approach.

To view a selection of our international work across the firm visit our international case studies page.

Contact us

For more information on our practice in Africa, please contact Howard Corney.