“mark of excellence”

Nominations for the 2018 Law Digest Awards is now open.  With 20 categories of awards, there is something for everyone.  Nominations are invited from legal practitioners across Africa for 19 of the categories and from outside Africa for the open category open to non-African organisations.

Now firmly established as the premier award for African legal practitioners in recognising and honouring excellence in the African legal services market, by recognising the contributions of individual lawyers, law firms and in-house teams, large and small equally. The awards are based on the opinions of peers and the in-depth research that we conduct.

What distinguishes us from other awards is that we concentrate on growth, innovation, capacity building, community engagement and customer care.  The combination of the award criteria, particularly the significance we place on client feedback ensures that both large and small firms have equal opportunity to win our awards.

We are proud to say that our awards cannot be bought. No payments, subscription, contributions, is required or accepted.  We have gone to great lengths to ensure the integrity of our selection process and we have selected judges based on their proven integrity and independence. Nominations close on 30th June 2018.

To nominate for the 2018 awards, click “Nominate Now” or visit the Nomination page.




To view the Winners, click “Winners” below or visit the  2017 Winners.

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What People have said about the Award

The Law Digest put together this event to identify law firms that have excelled in their various areas of specialities. That is what this is all about. It’s innovative, it’s good; it’s to recognise hard work and diligence in the legal industry, the legal firmament“. Chief Bayo Ojo, SAN, (Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Nigeria)

I feel particularly proud. I have been chosen for the law achievement award, it’s a lifetime achievement. What this proves for me is that the last 35 years of practicing law have not been in vain and it also galvanises me to do more in future“. Gbenga Oyebode, MFR 0f Aluko & Oyebode