Success in business today requires a combination of big picture thinking, and an ability to deal meticulously with the detail. At Bowman Gilfillan, we believe that an appreciation of the big picture, formed by defining ideas, needs to be backed-up by a clear understanding of the detail, the execution of which is vital in managing risk and successfully turning an inspired vision into business headlines.
Bowman Gilfillan is one of Africa’s premier corporate law firms, employing over 310 specialized lawyers and a total staff of some 550.
Our firm is recognized for professional legal services of the highest caliber. We draw on our unique knowledge of the African business environment, and an in-depth understanding of the socio-political climate, to advise clients on a wide range of technical legal issues.
Our approach to corporate law is fresh and innovative. With a century of experience to draw on, we help our clients manage the risks inherent in bringing high stake deals home – safely, smoothly and with uncompromising professional diligence.
Over the years, the commitment and skill of our diverse team of corporate attorneys has seen Bowman Gilfillan earn many accolades, including:
• “The Client Choice Award for South Africa” for 2011 at the International Law Office Client Choice Awards
• “South African Law Firm of the Year” at the PLC Which lawyer? Law Firm Awards 2010
• “South African Law Firm of the Year” at the Who's Who Law Firm Awards 2010.
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group
Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group advises clients throughout Africa. The group has offices in four countries in Africa – Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda and has a "best friends" relationship with leading Nigerian and fellow Lex Mundi member firm, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie. The group has approximately 350 lawyers in five cities in Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Johannesburg, Kampala and Nairobi and Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie has offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt.