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Adams & Adams is an internationally recognised and leading African law firm that has been practising law for well over 100 years. We specialise in providing intellectual property, commercial, real estate and dispute resolution advice and support, tailored to a client’s specific needs. The firm is locally and internationally recognised for its work in South Africa and across the African continent.

Where we operate

We have offices in four major cities in South Africa and another 23 associate offices across Africa. Our team of more than 200 professionals proudly represent many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies. This extensive network throughout Africa allows us to connect clients from around the world with any legal or business needs they have or may be seeking in Africa. Our dedicated professionals and extensive global and African network means that we are uniquely placed to assist our clients.


At Adams & Adams we offer wide range of legal services including, Intellectual Property, Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate and Property, Competition and Dispute Resolution. The quality of our team, our dedication to creating valuable client relationships and our groundbreaking work ensures that we are leaders on the continent and abroad. The dedication to our work in Africa means that we also provide a range of research services, insights and updates on the most important business, legal, and economic matters in Africa. These services provide you with all the information to ensure your business and legal matters are informed by our leading insights.


We are consistently shortlisted and acknowledged by leading global industry bodies and publications that recognise



Many of the firm’s partners and staff are already actively involved in individual philanthropic and social



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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