• Band 1, Africa-Wide Legal Networks by Chambers Global from 2015-2019 (DLA Piper Africa)
  • Africa Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year, ITR Awards, 2019 (DLA Piper)
  • #1 in Middle East and African M&A by deal volume, 2018-2019, MergerMarket (DLA Piper)
  • 'Best Financial Structure' Silver Award at the Partnerships Awards, 2019 for the CCGT Bridge Power Project in Ghana (DLA Piper)
  • 'Best Utilities Project' Gold Award at the Partnerships Awards, 2019 for the CCGT Bridge Power Project in Ghana (DLA Piper)
  • African Law Firm of the Year - Small Practice, African Legal Awards, 2018 (DLA Piper Africa, Zimbabwe – Manokore Attorneys)
  • South African Private Equity Deal of the Year, Dealmakers Awards, 2018, for CIVH's acquisition of Vumatel (DLA Piper)
  • East African Private Equity Deal of the Year, Dealmakers Africa Awards, 2018, for the Rise Fund investment into Cellulant (DLA Piper & DLA Piper Africa, Kenya - IKM)
  • Recognised by Jeune Afrique's Top 50 Lawyers in Francophone Africa, 2016-2018 (DLA Piper & DLA Piper Africa)
  • #1 in African M&A by deal volume in 2018, MergerMarket (DLA Piper)
  • Legal500 Private Practice Powerlist, Africa Specialists, 2018 (DLA Piper)
  • Attorney of the Year (Partner) (Highly commended), African Legal Awards, 2017 (James Kamau, Chair, DLA Piper Africa)
  • International Law Firm of the Year, Highly Commended, African Legal Awards, 2017 (DLA Piper)
  • Transportation and Infrastructure Team of the Year, African Legal Awards, 2016 for the MES PPP Project in Kenya (DLA Piper & DLA Piper Africa, Kenya - IKM)
  • Network of the Year, African Legal Awards, 2016 (DLA Piper Africa)
  • TMT Team of the Year, African Legal Awards, 2015 for the West African submarine cable project (DLA Piper)
  • Africa Power Deal of the Year by PFI and Infrastructure Journal, 2015 for the Maamba Collieries Project (DLA Piper)
  • Africa Oil and Gas Deal of the Year by IJ Global, 2014 for the Oando acquisition in Nigeria (DLA Piper)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility team of the year, African Legal Awards, 2013 (DLA Piper)
  • Most Innovative Firm in Finance Law, Financial Times' Innovative Lawyers Awards 2012 for its ground-breaking work on the US$3 billion joint venture between Sichuan Hongda and the National Development Corporation of Tanzania (NDC) to develop a significant energy project in the country, representing the single-largest investment venture in East Africa at that time. (DLA Piper & DLA Piper Africa, Tanzania - IMMMA Advocates)