Research conducted with over 45 000 students in South Africa, by employer branding organisation Universum, revealed that Adams & Adams is ranked in the Top 5 of most attractive employers in the field of law. The firm is also rated 15th by professionals in southern Africa.

The staff profile at Adams & Adams is defined by diversity, ingenuity and professionalism. 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.

We are proud of the quality and longevity of our employee relationships, with numerous team members boasting over twenty years of service with the firm. This culture of loyalty brings about superlative levels of commitment, enthusiasm and performance. Adams & Adams’ multi-cultural and multi-lingual staff compliment speaks a wide variety of European languages – including Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, as well as various African languages.


Adams & Adams seeks attorneys, managers and support staff with a wide variety of backgrounds, professional experiences and interests. We look to employ candidates with the ability and drive to progress; good leadership skills; academic excellence; enthusiasm and excellent communication skills.


The Adams & Adams Secretarial Training Academy was opened in 2000 with the aim of equipping young men and women from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, with essential secretarial skills and knowledge. Twelve students are appointed each year to undergo a training curriculum of 12 months. Most are eventually employed by the firm.


As part of a commitment to pro-active recruitment and unrivalled on-the-job training and mentoring, we have developed a prestigious Practical Vocational Training Programme for qualifying candidates. Applications for the CA programme, vacation work and scholarship are assessed by our Graduate Recruitment Committee.

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