Norton Rose, leading international law firm, has secured the number one spot in GTR’s inaugural search for the best trade finance institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Over 2000 respondents voted across the region over a period of three months beginning September 2012.
The award was announced today following the 7th annual Africa trade and export finance conference. Norton Rose is in good company as many of the winners were the largest financial institutions in Africa.
“Congratulations to everyone in our banking and finance department who has contributed to this outstanding achievement. This is another in a long list of accolades for our practice. A special thanks to Lodewyk Meyer, our respected and well-known trade and export finance director, who leads a strong team advising on structured finance transactions in multiple jurisdictions,” comments Rob Otty, Norton Rose South Africa MD.
Norton Rose is globally ranked tier 1 in the most recent edition of Chambers Global (2012) for its Africa-wide expertise in corporate/commercial – projects and energy; and mining and minerals advice and has 21 country-specific tier 1 rankings throughout Africa in Chambers Global 2012, Legal 500 EMEA 2012 and IFLR 2013.
This includes seven new tier 1 rankings in IFLR 2013 for its financial and corporate work in Tanzania; Ghana; Mozambique; Nigeria; Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.