Legal Business Solutions

The future of legal business solutions is driven by expertise, powered by insights and brought to life using technology.


In a complex and fast-moving legal environment, it’s vital that you have the expertise you need at your fingertips. Our legal business solutions help you navigate the complexities of a world where disruption is constant and being able to access insightful data in a timely manner is a true point of difference. We work with you to understand your commercial objectives and unlock the value of the diversity of thought, skills and experience that comes with our integrated service offering to help you navigate the changing and complex business world.  We provide holistic solutions to business and society issues.

While technical excellence is at the core of what we do, the global breadth of our business and market insight differentiates us from traditional law firms to deliver clients an integrated service.

From predicting the impact of regulatory, economic and political shifts on your business to understanding how to future-proof your strategy, we connect your challenges with the right expertise in Legal and across PwC.


Issues you may be facing

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Legal Transformation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Entity Governance and Compliance
  • Restructuring

How we can add value

Corporate and Commercial

Our corporate and commercial advisory capabilities extend to working with major corporations and financial institutions, family-owned enterprises, government, not-for-profit organisations, high-net-worth individuals and both public and private companies. 

Some of our core legal expertise and how we can assist include:

  • mergers and acquisitions;
  • general corporate and commercial advisory services;
  • legal due diligence investigations;
  • equity capital markets;
  • private entity and inbound investment;
  • entity governance and compliance;
  • joint venture arrangements; and
  • corporate restructures, either local or international.


Entity Governance and Compliance

A constantly shifting regime of regulatory developments, local business customs and compliance requirements mean you must be vigilant in managing your legal entity structures locally, but also globally. We work across industries and sectors with all business types. Our approach and our services can be tailored to suit the needs of any organisation.

We are part of a network of company secretaries, lawyers and governance specialists across over 100 jurisdictions. We are ideally positioned to assist you in areas (within the ambit of the law) such as:

  • Incorporations
    • Legal entity incorporation advisory
    • Registration of branches / local subsidiaries 
    • Set-up and implementation 
    • Redomiciliations
    • Implementation of corporate simplifications and reorganisation and corporate changes
  • Entity compliance 
    • Maintenance and upkeep of corporate documents and records
    • Statutory compliance and filings
    • Regulatory compliance
    • Ensuring good standing and keeping clients updated on changes to regulations, laws or requirements
  • Coordination and technology
    • Centralised project management
    • Database implementation, configuration and maintenance
  • Entity dissolution
    • Pre-dissolution restructuring
    • Dissolution of solvent and dormant entities

Legal Transformation

Globally legal services are undergoing incredible transformation with legal teams facing pressure to modernise in-house legal functions.

With the rising demand for smarter, better optimised legal functions legal departments had to evolve to adapt to challenges and an increasingly complex business environment, by adopting technology significantly earlier than anticipated and planned for.

In this fast- changing, tech-enabled environment, our highly experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals, are helping clients build a sustainable in-house legal department that delivers real value to the business. With our help, you’ll unlock value, create new ways of working and better manage your in-house legal department.

Lear more about our Learn more about our Legal Transformation services here.

PwC Legal Africa network

  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

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