Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
Member firm for South Africa

Firm Overview

Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group is a leading Pan-African law firm. Its track record of providing domestic and cross-border legal services in the fields of corporate law, banking and finance law and dispute resolution, spans over a century.

With 400 specialised lawyers, Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group is differentiated by its geographical reach, independence and the quality of legal services it provides.

The firm delivers integrated legal services to clients throughout Africa from eight offices (Antananarivo, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Durban, Gaborone, Johannesburg, Kampala and Nairobi) in six countries (Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda) and provides coverage of francophone OHADA jurisdictions across the continent from its office in Madagascar.

Clients include corporates and state-owned enterprises across a range of industry sectors as well as financial institutions and governments.

Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group’s expertise is frequently recognised by independent research organisations. The firm’s expertise in South Africa is ranked by Chambers & Partners (band 1 in nine practice areas, band 2 in four practice areas with 31 lawyers rated as leaders in their fields), Legal 500 (band 1 in six practice areas and band 2 in five practice areas with nine lawyers rated as leaders in their fields) and IFLR1000 (tier 1 in three practice areas and tier 2 in two practice areas with 12 lawyers rated as leaders in their fields).

In addition, the group was named Africa Legal Adviser by DealMakers and won the Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year and IP Team of the Year Awards for 2016 at the prestigious African Legal Awards hosted by Legal Week and the Corporate Lawyers Association.

Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group works closely with leading Nigerian firm, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, which has offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, and has strong relationships with other leading law firms across the rest of Africa. Its Kenyan, South African and Ugandan offices are representatives of Lex Mundi.

Other Offices

Bookbinder Business Law, part of the Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, established by Bowman Gilfillan
9th Floor
iTowers North, Lot 54368
Gaborone,
Botswana
Tel. 267.391.2397
Fax 267.391.2395

Jeffrey Bookbinder
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John W Ffooks & Co., part of the Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group, established by Bowman Gilfillan
1st Floor, Immeuble Assist, Ivandry
Antananarivo, 101
Madagascar
Tel. 261.20.224.3247
Fax 261.20.224.3248

John W. Ffooks
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Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
22 Bree Street
Cape Town, 8000
South Africa
Tel. 27.21.480.7800
Fax 27.21.480.3200


Associated Offices

East African Law Chambers, part of the Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
Plot No. 18
Rukwa Street, Masaki
Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania
Tel. 255.22.260.0854
Fax 255.22.260.0868

Jonathan Lang
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