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Covington Shortlisted at the African Legal Awards 2022 for International Law Firm of the Year


Doing business in Africa brings vast opportunities and unique challenges. Covington’s Africa practice has unparalleled experience working with companies across sectors, helping them navigate the risks of Africa and achieve their business objectives on the continent. Our team includes attorneys and advisors with experience working internationally at senior levels of government and an ability to craft successful outcomes and practical solutions to the most demanding policy, legal, and regulatory challenges. Our Johannesburg office also provides on-the-ground resources for clients in the region and abroad.

Our experience across the continent includes advising clients on market entry strategies, investments, arbitrations, investigations, and trade controls compliance, among other areas. Our clients include companies in a range of sectors, including in the oil and gas, mining, energy, agriculture, software, telecommunications, aviation and financial institutions industries, as well as sovereign states.

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