21 September 2020
Templars has – for the second consecutive year – won the African Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year at the 2020 African Legal Awards held on 17th September, 2020.
The award was for the precedent-setting US$3 billion multi-tranche corporate financing provided to Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) for the development of its Train 7 Expansion Project.the precedent-setting US$3 billion multi-tranche corporate financing provided to Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) for the development of its Train 7 Expansion Project.
The awards – which is the largest legal awards system in Africa – is set out to recognize exceptional achievement from within Africa’s legal community and witnessed participation from 170 firms across 15 African countries this year.
Commenting on the award, Managing Partner, Oghogho Akpata said, “We are pleased to have won this award for the second consecutive time against a very impressive shortlist of other leading African and International Law firms. This recognition further reinforces Templars’ position as a leading adviser in the Nigerian Banking, Finance and Projects market. We appreciate our clients for consistently trusting us with their important transactions. The team at Templars will continue to deliver excellent, responsive, innovative and practical legal solutions and services to all our clients.”
The awards are hosted by Law.com International, Legal Week and the Corporate Counsel Association of South Africa (CCASA).