Avery Law offers a dedicated Africa Practice that is unparalleled in breadth and expertise. Our team of highly qualified and experienced lawyers have a strong track record handling a wide range of cases, primarily arbitration and state courts, in the energy, mining, natural resources, finance, telecoms, commodities and shipping sectors, amongst others.

Our team is uniquely qualified to handle instructions in both Anglophone and Francophone African countries, thanks to the presence of native African English qualified solicitors, dual qualified lawyers, and bilingual English and French native speakers in our ranks. This enables us to provide a seamless and efficient service to our clients, no matter where they are located in Africa.

Whether you are a State or a state entity seeking to attract foreign investment or an investor looking at a project in Africa, we are exceptionally placed to provide all the necessary skills and expertise with unique experience across the continent.

We can assist States, state entities or investors at every stage of a project, from the corporate, tax and investment treaty structuring, financing, negotiating and drafting of legal documents, all the way to resolving any dispute arising out of a project, whether in a preventive manner before the dispute has properly arisen, or after it has, either amicably through negotiations or before an arbitral tribunal or a state court.