Adams & Adams is an internationally recognised and leading African law firm that specialises in providing intellectual property and commercial services.
With primary office locations in South Africa and branches and associate offices in a number of African countries, our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the groundbreaking work we do, the valuable client relationships we have and the quality of our professionals.
Our more than 200 professionals specialise in various legal and technical disciplines in intellectual property law, commercial and property law, and litigation. We proudly represent many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies, and our 68 partners are established pathfinders and thought leaders in their respective practice areas.
Our Intellectual Property law practices work with clients around the globe and across many industries to protect, enforce and commercialise their intellectual property including trade marks, patents, copyright and designs.
Likewise, our general commercial legal services practices boast competent and powerful teams that are purposed to represent clients in expertise areas such as commercial litigation, property services, public procurement, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, tax, franchising, personal injury, arbitration and dispute resolution, and technology, among others.
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
We are consistently shortlisted and acknowledged by leading global industry bodies and publications that recognise
CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT
Established in 1908 by Harry Adams, the firm’s Partners have never been satisfied with practicing law ‘by the book’ – rather
How can we help you?
We have offices in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban, please contact your nearest office for any legal enquiry or assistance.
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