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25 Jan 2019

Lawyers named in The Legal 500’s Africa Specialists Powerlist


Stephenson Harwood LLP partner Kamal Shah and of counsel Duncan Bagshaw have been named in The Legal 500's 'Private Practice Powerlist: Africa Specialists'.

The list, which is based on extensive research by The Legal 500, highlights the leading figures in private practice specialising in the African market.

Shah, head of Stephenson Harwood's Africa practice, specialises in complex, cross-border international arbitration, litigation, and fraud and asset recovery in Africa and India. He acts for governments, government entities, banks, private corporations and high net worth individuals in a range of matters.

Bagshaw, who specialises in international arbitration and litigation in various jurisdictions, has extensive experience working in Africa, offering practical commercial advice to clients operating in the region. He joined Stephenson Harwood after spending three years as the Registrar of the LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre in Mauritius. During that time, he established and developed MIAC into a leading African arbitration centre.

Stephenson Harwood's award winning Africa group has been active in Africa for many years, supporting clients across the African continent, and international clients investing there. The firm has advised listed and private companies, financial institutions, private clients, family offices, investment companies, private equity houses, governments and state-owned entities on a range of African-related matters and disputes.




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