This week, London hosted its first ever UK-Africa Summit. At cursory glance, it may seem like any other high level event but, just over ten days before Brexit, it marks the UK’s firm intention to position itself as the partner of choice for Africa and to strengthen its diplomatic, trade and investment relations with the region.
Between October and November, Mishcon de Reya put the spotlight on Africa by teaming up with Business Council for Africa to host two events. The first event was a roundtable featuring Emma Wade Smith, the UK Government’s first ever Trade Commissioner for Africa, and her team. During the discussion, attended by representatives of both large
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