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23 May 20181 minute read

African Arbitration Developments

We are delighted to have published an overview of recent developments in African arbitration in conjunction with Global Arbitration Review. Please click here to download the article*.

DLA Piper has unrivalled geographical reach on the African continent. One of the distinguishing features of the firm's international arbitration practice is our presence in Morocco and South Africa, and in a further seventeen countries on the African continent as DLA Piper Africa.

Michael Ostrove, Global Head of International Arbitration, is ranked 4th in Jeune Afrique´s Top 50 Business Lawyers in Francophone Africa. He has been commended for his role in several high-visibility international arbitration cases, including representing the Republic of Guinea against BSGR. Fellow arbitration partner, Alexander Brabant, also appears at 20th place in the rankings. For the full press release, please click here

For more information on our arbitration offering in Africa please email us at

* This article is an extract from the 2018 edition of GAR’s The Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review, first published in May 2018. The whole publication is available at