LITIGATION PROFESSIONALS

Partners

  • Andrew Molver

    Andrew Molver is a litigation specialist and a member of the firm’s dispute resolution team. He has particular expertise in constitutional and administrative law (including, public procurement law), regulatory law and general commercial litigation.

  • Danie Strachan

    Danie’s clients range from entrepreneurs and technology start-ups to well-known multi-nationals. Clients often seek his advice regarding the establishment of an enterprise in South Africa, and he drafts and reviews agreements needed for their operations and to grow their businesses.

  • Grégor Wolter

    Grégor leads a large team whose practice areas cover a wide range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution legal facets (including resolving or litigating on contractual and commercial disputes, delictual and enrichment claims, handling shareholder and director disputes, enforcement of director duties and director liabilities, enforcing and defending restraint of trade covenants and unfair competition – in respect of which Grégor has successfully launched and executed a number of Anton Pillar applications).

  • Jac Marais

    Jac is a litigation specialist and represents public and private (local and international) clients in high end litigation in the High Court, Appeal Court, and Constitutional Court and specialist tribunals.

  • Leander Opperman

    Leander has 21 years’ post-qualification experience and his practice areas include commercial litigation and dispute resolution with special focus on specialised recoveries (most of his clients in this regard are banks), Construction Law (he advises developers and employers) and Insolvency and Company Law (here he acts for corporate entities and liquidators/receivers/trustees as well as creditors).

  • Thando Manentsa

    Thando is a partner and a commercial litigation specialist in the firm’s dispute resolution team. He obtained his LLB degree from WITS university in 2009 and has 6 years post qualification experience.

Senior Associates

  • Demi Pretorius (née Cyster)

    Demi is an Associate in the commercial, property & litigation department in Pretoria. Her main area of focus is commercial litigation, with an emphasis on contract law.

  • Jean-Louis La Grange

    Jean-Louis has accumulated 17 years’ experience in the fields of personal injury law, medical malpractice and professional liability claims. Besides for being fluent in English, Afrikaans and German, he has a basic understanding and command of French.

  • Kerry Lynne Wiers

    Kerry is a Senior Associate in the commercial, property and litigation department in Pretoria. She specialises in high court litigation with a specific focus on divorce, third party, medical negligence and personal injury claims.

  • Misha van Niekerk

    Shani is a senior associate in the Commercial, Property and Litigation law department at Adams & Adams. She frequently appears in the Children’s Courts, Magistrate’s Courts and Regional Courts of South Africa on behalf of clients.

  • Richard Wiers

    Richard is a Senior Associate in the commercial, property and litigation department in Pretoria. He specialises in High Court Litigation with specific focus on medical negligence, third party and personal injury claims.

  • Shaina Steyn

    Shaina is an Associate working in our commercial, property and litigation department in Pretoria. She specializes in High Court and Magistrate Court Litigation, with specific focus on medical negligence, third party and personal injury claims.

Associates

  • Aslam Patel

    Aslam Patel is an attorney in Adams and Adams employment law department. He specialises in general, individual and collective employment matters. Aslam has acted for clients in the public and private sectors in a variety of industries, including the mining, steel, transport, energy, banking, software, manufacturing, pension funds, sanitation, pharmaceuticals and nutrition industries.

  • Cohen Grootboom

    Cohen is an associate in the corporate and commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution department.

  • Courtney Elson

    Courtney is an admitted attorney, and member of the Legal Practice Council. As an Associate in the CPL department, she practices in in personal injury law, third party claims, matrimonial disputes and family law.

  • Mia de Jager

    Mia has gained broad experience in a number of fields but has focussed mostly on competition & anti-trust law, arbitrations and general commercial litigation.

  • Monique Dippenaar

    Monique is an associate in the Commercial, Property and Litigation department. She attained her LLB degree with distinction at the University of Pretoria in 2016. She was admitted as an attorney in 2019 and specialises in High Court Litigation, with her focus areas being personal injury and third party claims.

  • Nalo Gungubele

    Nalo has gained broad experience in a number of fields but has focused mostly on administrative and regulatory law. Nalo returned to Adams from Sweden in June 2018 after completing a year-long master’s degree in European Economic Law from Stockholm University.

  • Thandeka Mhlongo

    Thandeka Mhlongo is an associate the employment law department at Adams & Adams.

  • Wihan Meintjes

    Wihan obtained both his Bcom (Law) and LLB degrees with distinction from the Univeristy of Pretoria in 2013 and 2015 respectively. He completed his articles at Adams & Adams in 2017 and was appointed as an associate in the Commercial, Property and Litigation department thereafter. Wihan has a keen interest in commercial dispute resolution, specifically as it relates to contractual and construction related matters.

  • Yingisani Ndhlalose

    Yingisani is an Associate in the commercial, property & litigation department in Pretoria.

How can we help you?

We have offices in Pretoria, Cape Town, Sandton and Umlanga , please contact your nearest office for any legal enquiry or assistance.