The team won Legal Department of the Year (for the second consecutive year) and the Innovation Award at the 2014 African Legal Awards. This is the first time an in-house legal team has won the Innovation award.
The team was also a finalist in the CSR category resulting in the team being the most nominated and awarded in-house legal team at the prestigious award ceremony. The African Legal Awards is an international competition which recognises exceptional achievement, excellence and innovation within the African legal profession. The judging panel is made up of 25 Africa-based general counsel and other senior members of the African legal community. More than 80 nominations were received by the judging panel this year.
Read more on the Innovation Award on Legal Week: Innovation Award: AFGRI