ALN and its Member Firms Scoop a Host of Awards at The IFLR Africa Awards 2021
ALN has been recognised as the “Africa Legal Network of the Year” at the IFLR Africa Awards 2021, for the second consecutive year since the launch of the awards in 2020, in recognition of its legal innovation in cross-border transactions. In addition to its list of achievements, ALN member firms, ALN Kenya | Anjarwalla & Khanna, ALN Tanzania| A&K Tanzania, ALN Mauritius | BLC Robert & Associates and ALN Uganda | MMAKS Advocates won the “Law Firm of the Year” award in their respective jurisdictions for their impressive track records in providing local law advice on the most consequential and innovative deals in their respective countries.
ALN Mauritius | BLC Robert & Associates also won the “Project Finance Deal of the Year” and the “Private Equity deal of the year” awards for the firm’s work in the Beitbridge border post modernization project deal and Capitalworks / Peregrine deal respectively. Further, Managing Partner Iqbal Rajahbalee won the IFLR Africa Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to improving the business environment for financial services in Mauritius.
‘‘The ALN fraternity celebrates these achievements, which affirm the strength and continued growth of our Alliance, our growing operational integration built on shared values and joint emphasis on excellence and collaboration. Our ALN firms continue to increase their capacity to offer the right solutions to client’s legal needs and challenges across Africa. As an Alliance, we continue to uphold the highest standards, integrate our service offerings, and catalyse our efforts of becoming the leading provider of integrated legal services to clients investing in or financing investments in Africa. ” said ALN Kenya Managing Partner Karim Anjarwalla.
The IFLR awards exclusively focus on exceptional transactions from within the legal community that break ground with new legal structures, set market precedents by overcoming new regulatory hurdles or have become regional firsts for adapting existing technology to local regulation.