Awards

AWARDS AND RANKINGS

Adams & Adams is consistently shortlisted and acknowledged by leading global industry bodies and publications that recognise excellence in global legal practice.

Prestigious awards and rankings, such as those conferred by Managing IP and Chambers Gobal, are based on market leading performance analysis and are strictly quantitative – designed to recognise those firms which are consistently delivering the best results for their clients.

CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS

  • Chambers Global 2018 | Band 1 Ranking – Intellectual Property Law Firm
  • Chambers Global 2018 | Recommended Practice – Dispute Resolution

LEGAL 500 – EUROPE · MIDDLE EAST · AFRICA

  • Legal 500 EMEA 2016 | Tier 1 Ranking – Intellectual Property Law Firm
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2017 | Tier 1 Ranking – Intellectual Property Law Firm
  • Legal 500 EMEA 2018 | Tier 1 Ranking – Intellectual Property Law Firm

MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY [MIP]

  • Law Firm of the Year – Africa | 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Law Firm of the Year – South Africa | 2013, 2014 and 2018
  • Law Firm of the Year – Corporate Social Responsibility and Innovation in Africa | 2018

WORLD IP SURVEY | IP STARS [MIP]

  • IP Stars Ranking 2016, 2017 |Tier 1 Ranked for Copyright
  • IP Stars Ranking 2018 | Tier 1 Ranked for Patent Contentious Practice
  • IP Stars Ranking 2018 | Tier 1 Ranked for Patent Prosecution Practice
  • IP Stars Ranking 2018 | Tier 1 Ranked for Trade Mark Practice

IAM PATENT 1000

  • World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2017 | Gold Band Ranking – South Africa

ACQ5 LEGAL AWARDS

  • Middle East & Africa Law Firm of the Year 2016 | Life Sciences
  • Middle East & Africa Law Firm of the Year 2016 | Patents
  • Middle East & Africa Law Firm of the Year 2016 | Trade Marks
  • Middle East & Africa Law Firm of the Year 2016 | Competition and Anti-Trust
  • South Africa – Advisory Firm of the Year 2017 | Litigation
  • South Africa – Law firm of the year 2018 | Trade Marks
  • ACQ5 Gamechangers award 2018 | Healthcare/ Pharmaceutical /Biotech and Medtech

TOP 500 AWARDS | SOUTH AFRICA

  • Top500 Recommended Business Support Companies | Legal
  • Best Managed Companies 2015 | Finalist
  • Best Managed Companies 2016 | Finalist

FINANCE MONTHLY LAW AWARDS

  • Patents Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017
  • Life Sciences Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2018
  • Outright winner – Advertising and Marketing – Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2018
  • Litigation – Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2018
  • Intellectual Property – Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2018
  • Outright winner Trade Marks Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2019
  • Designs and Copyrights Law Firm of the Year  | South Africa 2019

LAWYER MONTHLY AWARDS

  • Biotechnology Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017
  • Advertising and Marketing Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017
  • Patents Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017
  • Civil Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017
  • Outright winner for Anti-Counterfeiting Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017, 2018
  • Winner of Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017, 2018
  • Shortlisted for : Trademarks – Lawyer of the Year | South Africa 2018

GLOBAL 100 LEGAL AWARDS

  • Full Service Law Firm of the Year | South Africa 2017
  • Firm of the Year | Africa 2018