AB & David, a West Africa based law firm with head office in Accra, Ghana, has become the first African law firm to secure the Law Society of England and Wales’ international law management quality mark, ‘Lexcel’.

Lexcel is a recognised international accreditation scheme for law firms and in-house legal departments, which is only awarded to those who meet the highest management and customer care standards.

Lexcel accredited practices undergo ongoing rigourour independent assessment every year to ensure they maintain the required standards of excelence.

David Ofosu-Dorte, Senior Partner at A-B & David said: “While we are proud to have secured Lexcel, it is our clients and staf who are the main beneficiaries. They can be assured that they way we manage the practice has their interests at heart and runs efficiently. There is a lot of choice in the domestic and international legal services market, but being Lexcel accredited demonstrates our commitment to client care and best practice.”

Nicholas Fluck, President of the Law Society said: “Gaining and maintaing Lexcel is no mean feat. As business becomes increasingly global so does our profession. Law firms and their clients demand the same high standards of practice and client care wherever they are in the world and the Lexcel accreditation provides this assurance. We are delighted to see the first African law firm to join the list of international Lexcel firms.”

A-B & David joins more than 1500 other legal practices in England & Wales with Lexcel accreditation.

For further information contact bryn.hughes@Lawsociety.org.uk