Africa Group - DAC Beachcroft
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Africa Group

Africa represents an important and growing market for our international clients. DAC Beachcroft’s Africa Group comprises a number of our lawyers with extensive experience of advising clients in a range of matters across the continent. We have strong relationships with reputable local firms across various African countries that we partner with to deliver our clients’ objectives. Our experience include, amongst others, advising (re)insurers on insurance claims across multiple African countries, and advising international clients on commercial dispute resolution, corporate and commercial transactions across a range of industry sectors.

Our Sectors

 Our sector experience includes:

  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Health and Med Tech
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Technology and Telecoms

 Our Work in Africa

 Some of our recent work in Africa includes:

  • Advising a global automotive manufacturer on product marketing and commercial issues in Algeria
  • Defending a claim in the Angolan court relating to damage to plant during off-loading at Luanda Airport
  • Advising reinsurers in respect of claims arising from an explosion at an oil refinery in Cameroon
  • Advising insurers on aviation claim following aircraft crash in Ethiopia
  • Advising on matters arising from the failure of a hydro-electric dam in Ghana
  • Advising on claims arising from a fire at a sugar processing plant in Kenya 
  • Advising on claims arising from losses caused by the collapse of a coal stacker plant in Mozambique
  • Advising on claims arising from explosion in an oil well at an offshore field in Nigeria
  • Advising insurers on a claim against a bank in the Nigerian court arising from a loan note dispute
  • Advising reinsurers on claims for financial losses arising from the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa
  • Advising on civil and criminal claims in Tunisia arising from a joint venture dispute involving a global shipping company
  • Advising on claim arising from the failure of a hydro-electric dam in Uganda

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