Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm with broad legal expertise and deep industry knowledge.
We are equipped to handle virtually all of our clients’ critical legal needs through our strategic services in capital markets, infrastructure and finance, M&A, litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property, labour and employment, tax law and real estate.
We have nine offices with nearly 800 lawyers across Canada and in South Africa, the UK and France. We operate in English and French in common law and civil law jurisdictions worldwide. Many of our lawyers and staff are also fluent in other languages spoken worldwide, including French, Afrikaans, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), German, Japanese and Spanish.
Fasken Martineau in Africa
Fasken Martineau’s long established presence and market leading reputation in Africa ensures we are perfectly placed to assist our clients to explore the exciting opportunities this continent has to offer.
With more than 100 years’ experience in Africa, we have led high-profile deals in almost all Africa’s key industry growth sectors including sciences, mining, energy, telecommunications and industrial projects. Our capabilities in these markets are backed up by having one of the largest teams of lawyers dedicated to Africa of the international firms, comprising a multidisciplinary team handling transactions and litigation matters across the full range of industries and practices.
Our team understands Africa’s corporate laws and brings expertise dealing with UEMOA, OHADA, COMESA, CEMAC and other bodies of regional laws governing business in Africa.