A pan-African law firm headquartered in Ghana, AB & David Africa, has been named winner of the flagship award ‘African Law Firm of the Year – Large Practice’ at the 2021 edition of the Africa Legal Awards.
The award, hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa (CCASA), is set out to recognize exceptional achievement from Africa’s legal community.
The announcement was made at an online event held on Friday, September 3, 2021.
“The firm demonstrated continued growth, expansion into Africa, the appointment of additional partners, revenue growth and digitalization”, the award organizers said.
Chairman and Senior Partner of the law firm, David Ofosu-Dorte, remarked, “it feels good to win this award at this time of Africa’s growth, especially as it coincides with the implementation of the AfCFTA and the unfolding events of the new decade”.
AB & David Africa focuses on making sure businesses and projects succeed in Africa.
Its extensive experience spans from working in multiple jurisdictions with several businesses, public sector agencies, finance houses, multinational lenders, international organizations, and individuals by helping clients minimize the risks associated with doing business on the continent.
In 2015, AB & David Ghana won the Africa Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice and the CSR, Diversity, Transformation and Economic Empowerment Award.
In addition, the firm was highly commended in the category of the Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year.
Again in 2016, the firm won the Africa Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice and was nominated in a number of other categories.
This prestigious 2021 award also follows the recent expansion of the group into Kenya, with Oraro Company Advocates joining the group.
In addition to its six offices, headquartered in Ghana, the firm has a network of firms in 24 African countries and remains committed to its mantra of One Continent, One Law Firm.
AB & David Africa was part of the two Ghanaian law companies that grabbed the latest awards.
The other awardee, Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah, emerged winners of the African Law Firm of the Year – Small Practice category.
With this year being the 8th edition, The African Legal Award recognizes exceptional achievement from Africa’s legal elite.
The award continues to showcase incredible talent, recognizing more of a pan-African audience each year.