Johannesburg (South Africa) – Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that it has been ranked by DealMakers as one of the top three legal advisors by deal value in Africa for the first half of 2015 (excluding SA M&A and GCF). Fasken Martineau earned a second place ranking with a total deal value of $522 million for the period of January to June 2015.
"We are pleased to be on the board as one of the top legal advisors in Africa for the first half of 2015. This reflects our strength of providing expert advice to clients across Africa and abroad as well as our unique insight into local requirements,” said Blaize Vance, Fasken Martineau’s Managing Partner for the Johannesburg office.
Since merging with Johannesburg-based law firm Bell Dewar in February 2013, Fasken Martineau remains one of the largest law firms operating in Africa with the largest international footprint of any Canadian-based law firm.
About Fasken Martineau
Fasken Martineau is a leader in international business law and litigation. The firm has over 770 lawyers with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Québec City, London, Paris and Johannesburg. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.fasken.com.