Our commercial attorneys deliver top-tier corporate and commercial legal counsel to a broad array of public and private companies, private equity firms and financial institutions, government entities, and other institutions and individuals.

The transactional experience of our commercial attorneys, the breadth of our practice and the geographical reach of our offices in Africa have allowed us to maintain a competitive leadership position, representing a broad array of public and private companies, private equity firms and financial institutions, governmental entities, and other institutions and individuals in almost every industry.

Our Corporate and Commercial team boasts authoritative transactional and litigation experts, routinely working with the investors, partners and management teams of organisations in building, defending and advancing their interests. We represent clients in areas such as corporate governance, business and contract law, company law, intellectual property commercialisation, public procurement, real estate, banking and finance, mergers & acquisitions, tax, exchange control, franchising, competition, labour and employment, among others.

Through our unique Africa Network, our attorneys have facilitated international and local clients’ expansion into the rest of the African continent by assisting with the establishment of effective business structures within which to launch their trading on the continent.

At Adams & Adams, we deliver results by focusing on the unique needs of each business client, bringing to bear our commercial litigation experience and our corporate planning expertise.

Specialised advisory, transactional and litigation services are offered in the fields of practice below and through experts in these fields:

  • Banking and Finance
  • B-BBEE
  • Company Secretarial
  • Compliance
  • Construction
  • Consumer protection
  • Corporate Matters
  • Credit
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • E-Commerce
  • Exchange Control
  • Exchange Control Tax
  • Franchising
  • Gambling and Lotteries
  • Inward investment
  • Licensing and Distribution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Contact one of our commercial law professionals

  • André Visser

    Andre Visser is a partner and Head of the Corporate and Commercial Department at Adams & Adams. With over 25 years of post-qualification experience, he has extensive corporate and commercial knowledge that covers mergers & acquisitions, cross-border transactions and all legal aspects of investing into South Africa.

  • 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.

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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.