Our vision

We are a boutique research and advisory firm working with institutions, firms and governments in the legal services sector. Our deep knowledge of the sector and our global connections uniquely position us to work with our clients to build more competitive businesses, stronger institutions and better functioning markets around the world.

We believe that more open and developed professional services sectors can help to transform economies and improve people’s lives.

 

 

Our clients

Our clients represent the full range of actors in professional services sectors across the globe. They include private businesses, tech start-ups, NGOs, courts and arbitration institutions, regulatory bodies and professional associations, universities, investment agencies, governments and multilateral institutions.

“I personally appreciate the professionalism, efficiency and the incisive skill with which Hook Tangaza analysed the multiple issues of this growing organisation. Your advice has been invaluable and has enabled us to rectify structural and governance issues which militated against our important mission. I would not hesitate to recommend the highly valued services of Hook Tangaza.”
Yemi Candide-Johnson SAN, President, Lagos Court of Arbitration
“Hook Tangaza’s extensive knowledge and experience provided CILEx with a comprehensive and objective benchmark to support its drive to be a leader in good governance in its sector and was invaluable in giving the organisation the advice and confidence to set out down that road of reform.”
Simon Garrod, Director of Policy & Governance, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, UK
“As part of our team managing the East Africa Community Vets mutual recognition negotiations, I sincerely found Alison Hook to be really skilled not only in the subject but in managing the negotiators themselves. You really helped us to get through the critical stages in the negotiations”
Timothy Wesonga, Senior Livestock and Fisheries officer, East African Community, Tanzania
“MRB Attorneys is one of the premier law firms in Rwanda. In order to hold this ground and keep growing, Hook Tangaza were our choice for advisers. Their audit and recommendations of our business strategy was precise and to the point. We have no doubt that by following their advice we shall emerge stronger.”
George Muwangusi Kalisa, Senior Partner, MRB Attorneys, Rwanda
“Hook Tangaza quickly understood the nature of our international practice and its various strands. They then created a cohesive analysis and summary of where we were and where we needed to go. Their work provided real value to our firm.”
Howard Goulden, Head of International, Howard Kennedy LLP, England
“Without Hook Tangaza we wouldn’t have got the Legal Innovation Centre off the ground. Their advice and help, based on their knowledge of the sector, was invaluable in persuading stakeholders of the value and viability of the idea.”
Eugene McNamee, Head of Law School, Ulster University, Northern Ireland