Corporate & Commercial - Africa Legal Network

ALN members have a deep understanding of local practice in Africa’s key growth sectors and industries

We reduce transaction costs for our clients by coordinating the delivery of complex legal services across borders inside and outside our jurisdictions.

ALN member firms have detailed knowledge of local practices concerning licensing, permits, regulatory supervision, local shareholder participation requirements and cross-border due diligence in sectors as diverse as energy, mining, telecoms, fast-moving consumer goods and agribusiness.

Member firms advise on a variety of off-shore structures used for in-bound investments for tax and related purposes and have experience structuring public and private M&A transactions.

Our member firms act as local and lead counsel for international law firms, emerging market multinationals, and private equity investors, regularly advising on:

  • Company formation and administration
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Entry into new markets
  • Foreign investments and foreign company registration
  • Joint ventures
  • Sale, reorganization and restructuring of companies
  • Strategic acquisitions
  • Tax considerations

For more information on our services and a list of representative corporate and commercial transactions relevant to your needs, please contact