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Awards and accolades

Publication We were awarded Year
African Legal Awards Innovation award 2016
Legal 500
Firm Ranking: Tier 1
- Banking and finance
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Construction
- Dispute resolution
- Investment funds
- Mining
- Projects and infrastructure
2016
IFLR 1000
Firm Ranking: Tier 1
- Banking and finance
- Capital markets
- Energy
- Infrastructure
- Mining
- Oil and gas
- Project finance
2016
Chanbers Global
Firm Ranking: Band 1
- Dispute resolution
- Energy & natural resources: Mining
- Projects & energy
- IT & telecommunications
2016
Global Trade Review Best trade finance law firm in Sub-Saharan Africa 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Global Transport Finance annual awards Transport Finance Law Firm of the Year 2015
African Legal Awards International law firm of the year 2015
South African Professional Services Awards - Overall Professional Services Firm of the Year
- Law Firm of the Year
2014
Chambers Global
Firm Ranking: Band 1
- Projects & energy - Africa wide
- Corporate & Commercial - Africa wide
2014, 2013, 2012
Chambers Global
Firm Ranking: Band 1
Projects and Energy: Mining and Minerals - Africa wide 2014
African Legal Awards Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2013
Airfinance Journal Awards African deal of the year 2012
Africa Investor Infrastructure Investment awards Africa Legal Adviser of the Year 2012
Who’s Who Legal Awards Global mining law firm of the year 2012
The South African Graduate Recruiters Association Most aspirational workplace 2012
Legal Awards Corporate Law Firm of the Year, South Africa 2012
Ai Infrastructure Investment Summit and Awards Legal Adviser of the Year, South Africa 2012
The Banker African equity deal of the year (Zambeef) 2012
Trade Finance awards Best commodity trade finance law firm 2012, 2011
Project Finance African solar deal of the year (KSolar CPS) 2012
Project Finance International Awards - Africa mining deal of the year
- Middle East and Africa Renewables Deal of the Year (Lesedi & Letsatsi solar parks)
2012
Project Finance Magazine and PFI awards African Renewables Deal of the Year
Addax Bioenergy: the first bio-energy project to be brought to financial close in Africa and the largest post-conflict agricultural project to be developed in Sierra Leone.
2011
Project Finance Magazine and PFI awards African Mining Deal of the Year
Boseto: the first producing copper mine in Botswana.
2011
Project Finance Magazine and PFI awards African Telecoms Deal of the Year
Etisalat Nigeria: the largest project financing ever in Nigeria.
2011
Project Finance Magazine and PFI awards African Power Deal of the Year
KivuWatt: the methane to power project that is Rwanda’s first independent power project, first project financing and largest single private investment.
2011
Project Finance Magazine and PFI awards African Transport Deal of the Year 2010
DP World Dakar: the first involvement of the private sector in the transport infrastructure sector in Senegal.
2011