JLD & MB Legal Consultancy has been adjudged as the Ghana Law Firm of the Year by the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, at the IFLR Awards 2021 held on September 9, 2021.

IFLR1000 is a global legal ranking organisation that has been conducting research on the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers since 1990.

Its reviews cover over 750 practice area law firm rankings and more than 19,000 lawyers across more than 235 jurisdictions globally.

The IFLR 1000 annual law firm rankings are based on three key criteria: corporate transactions; financial transactions and client feedback.

The Awards

The IFLR awards programme, among others, celebrates excellence and innovation in multi-jurisdictional transactions across the world and is globally recognized as a robust and transparently researched guide to excellence. 

Results are based solely on extensive research by the IFLR 1000 research team who obtain feedback from clients, companies, and in-house counsel.

Last year’s winners included ALN, Bowmans, Linklaters, Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie and for Ghana- Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah.

Other law firms that were shortlisted for the 2021 National Law firm of the Year Award for Ghana this year are Bentsi-Enchill Letsa & Ankomah, ENSafrica Ghana and N Dowuona & Company.

IFLR 1000 has congratulated the JLD & MB team on their outstanding performance, saying: “In the period under review, JLD & MB Legal Consultancy consistently demonstrated innovative approaches to legally complex issues.

The Firm worked on some of the most impactful and transformational deals in Ghana over the last year, and its team impressed IFLR’s judging panel across a range of disciplines.”

Jamie Rayat, awards editor for the IFLR Africa Awards, also noted that the Firm advised on one of the most notable deals to come out of the West Africa Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) space during the awards research.  

The Winning Firm

JLD & MB is a pre-eminent corporate and commercial Ghanaian Law Firm, rendering sterling legal services across several practice areas including Oil and Gas; Energy, Mining and Natural Resources; Banking and Finance; Capital Markets; Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Mergers and Acquisitions, Aviation and Telecommunications. 

It is a leading corporate/commercial law firm in Ghana and has been at the forefront of some of Ghana’s highest-profile corporate transactions. 

As a testament to the Firm’s pedigree, it is acclaimed by leading international organisations such as IFLR1000, Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a top tier market leader, for its exceptional legal practice in Ghana.

With decades of experience advising multinationals, corporate entities and financial institutions in Ghana, the Firm has contributed to notable legal and regulatory developments in Ghana, through its corporate transactional work.

The Firm is praised for providing seamless and excellent legal services in the spectrum of corporate and commercial legal work.

It prides itself on providing solution-oriented and top-class legal services and partnering with clients to realise their corporate goals. It is commended by clients for exceeding service delivery expectations.

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