Adams & Adams Attorneys South Africa – Africa’s Leading IP Law Firm

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Investing and operating in Africa is not without challenges, particularly from a legal perspective. Local knowledge of complex legal systems, legislation, courts, applicable processes, prevailing practices and risks can be the difference between success and failure.

Over many years, the teams at Adams & Adams have gained expertise and built relationships which enable them to guide clients effectively through the complexities of expansion in Africa. Through our Associate Offices and long-established networks, we serve our global client base throughout the continent – in matters of intellectual property, commercial law, property and litigation.

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Our professionals specialise in various legal and technical disciplines in intellectual property law, commercial and property law, and litigation. We represent many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies.

The breadth of our practice areas, and impressive level of legal knowledge and expertise allows clients the opportunity to rely on our firm as a comprehensive resource for the most challenging and complex legal needs. We are pioneers in the areas of legislative advancement and knowledge, which allows our Partners to provide exemplary legal representation with efficiency and mastery.


Adams & Adams is consistently acknowledged and tier 1-ranked by the leading global industry bodies and peer-review indices that recognise excellence in global legal practice. As part of the firm’s commitment to staying ahead of the curve through pro-active recruitment and exceptional on-the-job training and mentoring, we have developed a unique and prestigious Graduate Programme for qualifying Candidate Attorneys.

The range of expertise within Adams & Adams’ full service intellectual property and commercial law service offerings provides extensive opportunities to potential candidates. We offer no guarantees of success – only opportunities to succeed with us.

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