Bowmans’ experience and expertise advising clients on complex cross-border matters has once again been recognised by Chambers and Partners. In the 2024 Chambers Global Guide released earlier today (15 February 2024), 86 Bowmans lawyers achieved 102 individual rankings while 39 of its practices across all of its operations – in Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia – were ranked. Chairman and senior partner, Ezra Davids says, 'Being recognised by Chambers and Partners, a well-respected publication in the legal industry with an extensive research methodology, cements our globally renowned reputation as a leading African law firm that provides world-class legal services across all our offices on the African continent.’ Client feedback included in the publication provides additional insight into what differentiates Bowmans from its competitors. For example: Kenya – Banking & Finance: 'Bowmans' client service is exceptional across the board. Its expertise, responsiveness and proactive approach to addressing our concerns demonstrates its genuine dedication to our success.' Mauritius – Corporate/Commercial: 'Bowmans are quite responsive and proactive. We appreciate their international expertise.’ South Africa – Dispute Resolution: 'Bowmans commits to time frames and always responds to issues and queries the same day. The team understands our business really well and it feels like we're working with people who are as invested as we are in the outcome.' Tanzania – General Business Law: 'Bowmans provides a first-rate service, does a phenomenal job, has a strong team, is very responsive and understands our business very well. It is the first point of call for any legal issues for us in Tanzania.' Zambia – General Business Law: 'Their vast understanding of the law and ability to dissect pertinent issues in a myriad of facts is remarkable. This is followed by their confident delivery of the strategy and results.' Standout individual rankings include: chairman and senior partner, Ezra Davids, being named a Star Individual: a ranking that is given to a lawyer with exceptional recommendations in their field; senior partner in Kenya, Richard Harney, and head of Competition in Kenya, Joyce Karanja, being placed in the Spotlight category: this ranking is for individuals who are highly regarded for their international and cross-border work; and senior litigation partner, Tim Gordon-Grant, partners, Philip Coulson and Audax Kameja, and senior consultant, Graham Damant, being named Senior Statespeople: a category for individuals who have been pivotal to a firm’s successes. Davids concludes, ‘This recognition serves as a reflection of our people’s in-depth and unique expertise, their demonstrated commitment to helping our valued clients manage legal complexities and their continued dedication to assisting them to unlock opportunities across the African continent.'Press Releases and Announcements
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