Pricilla Ogwemoh; Akpata Shine at Law Digest Award

L-R; Mrs. Funke Adekoya SAN presenting female managing partner award of the year to the managing partner, Olisa Agbakoba Legal, Mrs. Priscilla Ogwemo, at the law Digest award in Lagos….. SUNDAY ADIGUN

Oghogho AkpataManaging Partner, Templars and Mrs.  Priscilla Ogwemoh, Managing Partner, Olisa Agbakoba Legal,   have  won the best  Managing Partner and Best Female Managing Partner of the year respectively at the Law Digest Award 2016. The event which was held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos was attended by the creme de la creme of the profession.

Akpata and Mrs. Ogwemoh were among the shortlist for this year’s Law Digest Africa Awards out of over 200 entries for the awards; an increase of over 50% from last year’s entries,  making this award the most recognized award for African lawyers. There were also entries from countries such as Egypt,  Mozambique,  Rwanda and Morocco for the first time.

Other award winners were Ghana’s Kimathi  of Kuenyehia Kimathi & Partners  who won the Young Managing Partner of the Year  2016.

Bowmans  Law firm South Africa clinched the award for  the Law Firm of the Year and M&A Team of the Year.

Ajumogobia & Okeke of Nigeria won the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year .

Templars won the Banking & Finance Team of the Year  as well as the  Power & Natural Resources Team of the Year.

Capital Market Team of the Year 2016 award  was won by  The New Practice (TNP) Nigeria.

Advocaat Nigeria emerged as the Emerging Firm of the Year.

Aluko & Oyebode Nigeria won the Property, Infrastructure and Construction Team of the Year

Jackson Etti & Edu Nigeria went with the award for  IP & Technology Team of the Year.

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Stephenson Harwood LLP & Essex Court Chambers UK won the Africa’s Strategic Partner of the Year 2016 award.

The Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Law Recipient 2016 was Chief Wole Olanipekun, OFR, SAN LLD, FCIArb.

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