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Alliott Global Alliance, (“AGA”) one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary (law and accounting firms) ‘networks’ with 197 member firms in 82 countries, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted alongside law firm members Ritz Attorneys in Malawi and CQ Legal and Consulting, Ghana, in The African Legal Awards, the continent's most high-profile awards event for the legal profession. 

The African Legal Awards, which are due to take place virtually on September 3 recognise exceptional achievement by Africa’s legal elite. Hosted by Law.com International and partnered with the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa (CCASA) and Africa Legal overall there were a record number of excellent submissions this year from 16 countries, highlighting Africa’s remarkable legal talent.

AGA Member firms submitted entries in various award categories, and we are pleased to congratulate Mr Kwabena Oppong-Kyekyeku at CQ Legal and Consulting who has been shortlisted in the Private Practice Most Promising Newcomer category and the firm is also shortlisted for Capital Markets Team of the Year.

Congratulations too to Ms Tawela Msiska at Ritz Attorneys at Law who has been recognised for the Private Practice Rising Star Award.

The Alliance itself will be competing for the African Legal Network/Alliance of the Year award alongside leading African law firm networks such as LEX Africa and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc.

AGA is also proud to be the awards’ headline sponsor to promote its professional services brand and the expertise of its member firms to the legal industry’s most influential figures. Read more here.

In just two years, the Alliance has expanded from one law firm in a single country to 11 law firms in 10 countries. Its African network includes market-leading, independent law firms in Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. An integrated alliance of accounting firms in 9 African countries ensures further efficiencies and strategic opportunities for members and clients.

About Alliott Global Alliance:

Founded in 1979, and with 197 member firms in 82 countries Alliott Global Alliance is an award-winning alliance of independent, law, accounting, and specialist advisory firms, working across the world Together as One. Each of our members share a common goal: to learn and share knowledge, resources, and opportunities to make the world smaller and their businesses stronger.

We work with a spirit of generosity and openness — so that together, we can continue to fulfil our ambitions, gain greater experience, and drive mutual success.

Alliott Global Alliance is expanding fast, and the alliance has its sights set firmly on growing its legal and accounting membership to 100 countries. Opportunities are available to independent professional firms in specific countries in Africa, but also in Europe, China, the ASEAN region, Australasia, the Middle East, Central and South America and in North America. For information about membership in Africa, contact Sophia Rook-Blackstone (sophia@alliottglobal.com) Membership Development Executive.