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25 August 2022


Clifford Chance picked up 6 awards at the IFLR Africa Awards 2022. The Firm took the titles of Morocco Law Firm of the Year and Private Equity Team of the Year for the second year running, and also received the Project Finance Team of the Year award.

Two transactions closed by the team in Africa during the past year were awarded 'Deal of the Year' recognitions, namely:

  • Capital markets Deal of the Year: Access Bank Tier-1 Eurobonds
  • Project finance Deal of the Year: Temane power project

In addition, Mayowa Kalesanwo received a "Rising Star of the Year" award.

The IFLR Africa Awards aim to honour and celebrate the successes of the region's leading firms and individuals by focusing on legal innovation in cross-border transactions and the ground-breaking deals that push boundaries across the continent.

Anthony Giustini, Regional Managing Partner for Africa, said: "These awards are a reflection of our continued commitment to Africa and the strength and hard work of our Africa team. Delivering legal services of the highest quality is at the heart of our strategy. Our approach is to bring the international expertise of our Africa and sector specialists in Casablanca and across our firm together with the talented lawyers of the very best African law firms across the Continent. We are proud to see Mayowa Kalesanwo recognised as a rising star - just as we are proud of the rest of the fantastic team of lawyers and business professionals who bring their talent to our Africa Practice."