This latest appointment strengthens AGA in a challenging but strategically important region of the world. A Top 25 local firm, OTTO ITUMELENG is based in Gaborone. Affiliation with AGA gives the firm immediate global reach and the ability to offer support to their growing national and international client base through access to the alliance’s 215 member firms.
OTTO ITUMELENG offers a wide range of legal services including corporate, commercial, labour, debt collection, conveyancing, property and international transactions. The team, led by Managing Partner Odirile Otto Itumeleng, has clients who work across the banking, insurance, construction, engineering, energy and gas, investment and property, mining and mineral and telecommunications sectors. They also work for one of the largest trade unions in Botswana.
“By joining AGA as its exclusive law firm member in Botswana, we are now able to market our increased international reach in 95 countries to existing and potential clients that have a requirement for multi-jurisdictional assistance,” commented Itumeleng. “We plan to expand our mining, transport, and international trade service offering and are therefore looking forward to collaborating with fellow members in the region who work across these sectors, for mutual benefit.”
Alliott Global Alliance CEO, Giles Brake is delighted with this latest addition to the AGA network. “The addition of OTTO ITUMELENG Law Chambers means that we now have another high calibre law firm to represent the alliance in one of Africa’s emerging hotspots,” he said. “They join an ambitious international alliance whose like-minded member firms collaborate closely to protect their clients’ assets and to expand their businesses across the region and globally.
“With plans to open offices in Maun and Ghanzi, and to expand their service offering, OTTO ITUMELENG is definitely a firm to watch. We extend a very warm welcome to Odirile and all the team.”
AGA is now one of the largest professional services alliances in Africa, with coverage in 19 countries on the continent: Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Further growth is planned in 2023.
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