Chambers Global 2022

Recommended as a leading firm for Africa Wide Dispute Resolution

GAR 2021

Recommended as a leading firm for Global Arbitration


Chambers Global 2021

Africa Dispute Resolution

“Well-respected firm with notable contentious work across the Maghreb and East Africa. Possesses considerable expertise acting for sovereign states, public sector entities, wealth funds and private companies.”

Chambers Global 2021

Uganda Business Disputes

Described by clients as “efficient and good at what they do,” Curtis “has notable expertise in this jurisdiction.”

GAR 2020

A senior executive at a North African state-owned oil and gas company says the Curtis team was impressive in their ability to rapidly grasp complex issues, and also compliments their “exceptional work ethic.”

Chambers Global 2019

Africa Dispute Resolution

“They are a very impressive government defence-orientated firm.”

Legal 500: EMEA 2018

Algeria - Recommended Foreign Firm

Curtis has strong experience advising on arbitrations with an Algerian component, particularly oil and gas-related cases.

Chambers Global 2021

International Trade / WTO

Curtis is among the few top law firms representing foreign producer and importer interests in trade regulatory cases

Chambers Global 2021

Global Leaders - Arbitration (International)

"Curtis's many international attorneys, coming from different places in the world with different legal and cultural backgrounds, help the law firm deal with international clients and cases."

Chambers Global 2020

UAE Banking & Finance

Paul Bugingo advises clients on project finance transactions across the African continent. Clients note that he possesses a ‘strong ability to engage with a wide variety of stakeholders and is good at finding common ground and gaining their trust.’”

Chambers Global 2021

Nigeria Projects & Energy

London-based Marc Hammerson is considered to be “a very old hand in Nigeria's oil and gas space.” He advises state-owned bodies, corporations and investors on energy and natural resources transactions, including project finance and development, as well as joint ventures. An interviewee commented: “I find him to be exciting on a developmental basis to work with.”

Pro Bono

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