Savjani & Co. is a leading Malawi law firm which was established in 1978. Since Chambers Global began rating Malawi law firms in 1999, Savjani & Co has consistently been ranked at the highest rating of Band 1. The International Financial Law Review (IFLR 1000) rates Savjani & Co. as a Tier 1 firm. We are the only Malawi law firm to be rated at either Band 1 or Tier 1.


Savjani & Co. is one of Malawi’s largest law firms and was established by Mr. Krishna Savjani OBE SC. Based in Blantyre, the country’s commercial capital. He is rated by Chambers Global as a Band 1 lawyer, and has consistently been so rated since 1999. The firm offers insight into the opportunities and intricacies of Malawi’s economic and legal environments.


Savjani & Co.’s high regard is as a result of our continued drive to be and remain a world class law firm. We consistently provide top quality, focused and consistent legal advice, high level technical legal skills, impeccable client services and commercial astuteness. 



ALN is an alliance of leading corporate law firms currently in sixteen key African jurisdictions, including the continent’s gateway economies. We have a presence in Francophone, Anglophone, Lusophone and Arabic- speaking Africa: Algeria, Botswana, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. The firms are recognised as leading firms in their markets and many have advised on ground breaking, first-of-a-kind deals. ALN also has a regional office in Dubai, UAE.

ALN firms work together in providing a one-stop-shop solution for clients doing business across Africa. ALN’s reach at the local, regional and international levels, connectivity with key stakeholders, and deep knowledge of doing business locally and across borders allows it to provide seamless and effective legal, advisory and transactional services across the continent. Our high level of integration is achieved by adherence to shared values and an emphasis on excellence and collaboration. We share sector-specific skills and regional expertise thus ensuring our clients benefit from the synergies of the alliance.

Chambers Global has consistently ranked the ALN alliance as Band 1 in the “Leading Regional Law Firm Networks – Africa-wide” category. Click here to read more about ALN.



Chambers Global 2019

Chambers and Partners Publishing of England, publishers of an annual directory of leading lawyers in the United Kingdom, also publish “Chambers Global” – a directory of the world’s leading law firms and lawyers. Listing in the directory is by selection of the publishers and no fee is payable or charged. Since commencement of publication in 1999, it has rated Savjani & Co. as Malawi’s only Band 1 law firm, and it has since 1999 consistently rated Krishna Savjani as a Band 1 lawyer.

IFLR1000, 2019

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR 1000) was first published in 1982 and is a market-leading financial law publication for lawyers in financial institutions, corporates and private practice. IFLR 1000 has listed and rated Savjani & Co. as a Tier 1 firm (the only Malawi firm with such rating). Such listing is by the selection of the publishers.