Legal Era Magazine recently organized the Inaugural Africa Law Awards 2019 (Legal Era Awards) to recognize the achievers of 2019.

The glittering ceremony, held on July 19 at The Wanderers Club, Johannsberg(SA) witnessed strong participation.

Webber Wentzel was the proud winner of both “Best Law Firm of the Year (Africa)” and “M&A Law Firm Of The Year”. “Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year” was presented to Baker Mckenzie , and “Best Law Firm of the Year (Kenya) and Environment & Renewables Law Firm of The Year ” was received by Anjarwalla & Khanna , while “Best Law Firm of the Year (Nigeria)” was bagged by Perchstone & Grey.

Aluko & Oyebode won the “IP Law Firm of The Year”. Exigent took home “Law Technology & Innovation Award of The Year”.

In the In-House segment “Legal Department of The Year (Healthcare)” was awarded to Life Healthcare Group while “Legal Department of The Year (IT)” was conferred on Microsoft Corporation.

AFGRI Group won “ Best Legal Department of The Year (Multi Sector), while “Young Achiever of The Year” was awarded to Andrita Maharaj, Lynelle Bagwandeen, Group Company Secretary & General Counsel, Netcare Limited was awarded “General Counsel of The year”.

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