CDH secures multiple top-tier rankings in Legal 500 EMEA 2023 based on exceptional client feedback

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) is honoured to announce another successful year of rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023. CDH has been recommended as a top-tier firm for its various practice areas and sectors, including new rankings in the Kenyan market. This honour was bolstered by the listing of numerous CDH lawyers, achieving mentions and placing in the Leading Lawyers, Next Generation Lawyers, and Rising Stars categories.

12 May 2023 2 min read CDH Alert Article

At a glance

  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) has achieved top-tier rankings in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 for various practice areas and sectors, including new rankings in the Kenyan market.
  • CDH lawyers have been recognized and listed in the Leading Lawyers, Next Generation Lawyers, and Rising Stars categories in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023.

    The rankings are based on client feedback, highlighting CDH's exceptional talent and expertise in areas such as Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Employment Law, Dispute Resolution, and more in South Africa, as well as recognition for CDH Kenya.

The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 Edition is a leading guide that ranks law firms based on feedback from 250,000 in-house peers worldwide. This index has provided an up-to-date vision of the global legal market through a comprehensive research programme for more than three decades. Their analysis covers 150 jurisdictions, highlighting the practice area teams and experts delivering the most cutting-edge and innovative services to corporate counsel across the globe.

CDH CEO Brent Williams remains humbled but unsurprised by this year’s rankings.

“Maintaining top results are in the CDH DNA. However, our outstanding rankings are a testament to the longstanding partnerships with our clients, and the wealth of talent across the continent, who we are proud to call colleagues.”

The rankings are based on client feedback recognising the firm’s exceptional talent, across the Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Construction, Employment Law, Dispute Resolution, Investment Funds, Mining & Minerals, Real Estate Law, and Tax & Exchange Control in South Africa. CDH Kenya is recognised in the Corporate, Commercial and M&A; Banking, Finance and Capital Markets; and Employment Law rankings table.

Kenya Managing Partner, Sammy Ndolo said;

“We are thrilled to be recognised by our clients in such high esteem, across our Southern and Eastern African operations, although none of this would be possible without the passion and purpose of our team members. Our listings demonstrate the commitment to providing the highest quality legal advice with an understanding of its clients’ needs.”

The firm is ecstatic and humbled to receive recognition for its dedication and tireless efforts in South Africa and Kenya, and are grateful to its clients for their continued trust in the firm. 

Below are the Legal 500 results:

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