Latham’s team is committed to the region and possesses the cultural knowledge, English and French language skills, and relevant international transactional experience to advise on operations in Africa.

Africa Practice

As a global law firm, Latham & Watkins is well-positioned to meet the legal needs of any client doing business in Africa.

Providing an Integrated Approach in the Region

Latham’s Africa Practice has a proven record of success providing practical and innovative legal solutions to clients doing business in Africa. Lawyers in the Africa Practice have worked on large-scale projects in virtually every major country on the continent, leveraging their understanding of the linguistic, cultural, political and commercial nuances in multiple jurisdictions.

Comprehensive Expertise

Coupled with the ability to tap the firm’s global resources to address the legal aspects of almost any type of issue, the Africa Practice is uniquely positioned to help clients achieve their business goals in an efficient manner. The Africa Practice has advised public, private and state-owned corporations, multinational companies, governments, financial institutions, developers, joint ventures and other entities throughout Africa in the following industries:

Key Practice Areas

Latham’s Africa Practice has recognized expertise in:

Taking advantage of its fully integrated global network, Latham delivers outstanding service to clients conducting business anywhere on the African continent. The firm maintains close relationships with many highly regarded local counsel.