Martin McCann and Raj Karia discuss the evolution of Norton Rose Fulbright’s work in Africa and explore the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
During the interview, Martin and Raj cover:
How long has Norton Rose Fulbright been operating across Africa?
Which regions/ jurisdictions does the firm consider key?
How has the firm’s work in Africa evolved over the years?
Has the type of advice you provide changed?
What impact has the fall in oil prices had on transactions and projects you are advising on?
What type of projects is Norton Rose Fulbright involved in Africa?
Are there any particular industries that the firm considers high priority?
Looking ahead to the next 5-10 years, what do you regard or anticipate as the key opportunities or growth trends in Africa either in terms of jurisdictions or sectors?
What for you is the single biggest challenge of working on Africa related projects?
What is the biggest challenge that Africa faces in relation to attracting international investment?
What is your favourite aspect of being involved in Africa work?