About the firm
Botswana’s fast-growing and vibrant economy is frequently rated as one of the best business environments in Africa.
Established in 1977, Collins Newman & Co has developed premier experience in the corporate, commercial and mining fields and is known for its dynamic and pro-active client oriented approach to the resolution of a wide variety of legal issues.
The firm contributes a significant amount of experience in all areas of law in Botswana, acting for a broad spectrum of financial institutions, multinational and national corporations and most state enterprises in many of Botswana’s more significant transactions, ranging from dealing in complex mergers and acquisitions, mining, banking, finance, telecommunications and infrastructure work to mainstream corporate and commercial activities. In recent times, Collins Newman & Co has had the largest share of recent listings, debt-capital markets work and other mandates.
Collins Newman & Co. remains the preferred firm for international and regional referral work in cross-border transactions and foreign direct investments. The firm also serves as legal advisor and counsel to the Government of Botswana and enjoys a stellar reputation with all regulators in the banking, mining, telecommunications and financial services sectors.
Collins Newman & Co. is consistently ranked as a leading law firm in Botswana by international directories such as Chambers Global and PLC Which Lawyer?