We have substantial experience in Africa related disputes acting for both corporates and individuals in complex litigation, arbitration, investigations and regulatory matters.

 

We combine our legal expertise with a thorough understanding of the commercial, economic and political environment in the region to secure the best possible outcome for our clients.

Commercial disputes

We act for African governments, corporates, individuals and financial institutions in complex, high-value commercial litigation and international arbitration.

International

Fraud and Financial Crime

We act in some of the world’s largest fraud investigations and have in-depth experience of dealing with all aspects of bribery, corruption, asset recovery, tax evasion, money laundering and the manipulation of financial markets.

Fraud and Financial Crime

Aviation

We have unrivalled experience in representing pilots, crew, passengers, and their families, involved in international aviation accidents in the region. Our work ranges from group actions against leading African airlines to smaller incidents involving helicopters and light aircraft. Getting to the truth of what happened so that lessons can be learned sits at the heart of what we do for our clients.

Aviation - Boeing 777

International Injury

We have acted in a number of high profile accidents in Africa.

international travel and injury

Divorce and Family

We act for an international client base of high net worth individuals with assets based in the UK and overseas. Our lawyers have particular expertise in complex cross-border issues in relation to financial matters, identifying assets held in other jurisdictions and arrangements for children. When required, we are supported by experts in our Tax Litigation and Trust and Probate Litigation teams, and select law firms in other jurisdictions.

Divorce

Our international approach

We have global strategic alliances in place with handpicked law firms to enable our clients to take a cross border approach to litigation. Our dedicated International Alliances team monitors and reviews our global law firm relationships and supports our lawyers and clients in identifying the best legal team for each case.

Global

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Meet the Africa team

Our team has great experience dealing in Africa related disputes.

We are highly ranked in the UK by Chambers and The Legal 500.

Debbie Chism, Partner, Divorce and Family, Stewarts