African Legal Network Expands into Mozambique

Dr Cheick Modibo Diarra, Africa Legal Network (ALN) Chairman

Leading Mozambican law firm ABCC (formerly SCAN Advogados) has joined African Legal Network (ALN) effective February 1, 2017, expanding the operations of the alliance of top tier African law firms into Mozambique.

ALN brings together Africa’s most dynamic, independent and ambitious law firms to change the future of legal services on the continent under a shared vision for client service delivery.

“ALN will continue to expand across Africa. ALN’s strategy is to build a strong integrated pan-African network uniting like-minded individuals and working towards a common goal of connecting Africa and improving the rule of law on the continent,” said ALN Chairman Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra.

The alliance has a strong coverage in East Africa and Southern Africa and representation in West Africa through one member firm in Nigeria. It is committed to training through ALN Academy and other initiatives.

Chambers Global, the global guide of best lawyers and law firms ranked ALN the 2016 Leading Law Network.

Founded in 2009 by Francisco Avillez and Paulo Centeio, ABCC has grown to four partners, eight lawyers, two trainees and one paralegal.

The independent law firm which represents domestic, regional and international players has worked in some of the largest and pioneering projects in Mozambique.

ALN is well placed to help ABCC clients across the full range of key industry sectors from energy, infrastructure, technology to media and telecommunications, banking and finance, power, natural resources and real estate.

Source: Footprint to Africa

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