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News and awards

14 January 2022


Clifford Chance has been named ‘Africa-wide Corporate Law Firm of the Year’ and 'Morocco Law Firm of the Year' at the Chambers Africa Awards 2022, which celebrate outstanding work and recognize achievements of law firms and professionals across the African continent.

This achievement reflects our notable successes over the past 12 months across the African continent and emphasises the high level at which the Africa practice operates. Receiving these awards highlights our continued strategic growth and excellence in the service we provide to our clients.

Mustapha Mourahib, Managing Partner of the Casablanca office, commented: "This is a fantastic achievement which showcases our team's talent in advising on challenging deals with a notably far-reaching positive impact. We are grateful to receive such recognition for the resilience and strength which the Casablanca office has demonstrated, showing prowess across many fields, particularly in M&A and across the full spectrum of financial products."

Nigel Wellings, African Practice Leader for M&A and Private Equity, expressed his delight at this accomplishment: "To be named Africa-wide Corporate Law Firm of the Year exhibits the extent to which our work continues to be popular with clients across several sectors in Africa and has allowed them to continue to invest and operate, despite the challenging market environment. We are delighted to see the impact of our strategies and excited to continue to benefit our clients going forward."