Africa’s largest law firm
With over 450 legal, forensic, tax and IP practitioners ENS is Africa’s largest law firm. ENS was established over 100 years ago and currently operates out of its Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Stellenbosch offices. The firm benchmarks itself according to international standards whilst retaining a uniquely African focus, making it well-equipped to advise clients wherever they may choose to do business. ENS has amassed numerous prestigious awards as a result of its innovative, world-class and solution driven approach and has been widely praised for its excellent client service.
Over the past 12 months the firm has been named Legal Adviser of the Year for Sub Saharan Africa at the FT Group and Mergermarket M&A Awards, International Law Firm of the Year at the M&A Advisor International Awards and Middle East & African Law Firm of the Year at the prestigious British Legal Awards. ENS is also rated and endorsed as a Leading Law Firm and its practitioners are recognised as leading lawyers in South Africa by various international ranking agencies including Chambers and Partners Global, Legal 500 and Best Lawyers International. ENS is also ranked as the Best Employer amongst legal firms in South Africa by CRF Best Employers 2011/2012. ENS is proud to be a level 3 BBBEE contributor.