Litigation

Litigation

Adams & Adams offers a wide range of specialist practice areas organised under the Commercial, Property and Litigation (CPL) department. The department has been in existence for many decades and has shown significant growth over the past few years.

The team currently comprises of eleven partners, three senior associates, six associates, nine professional assistants, with a large number of candidate attorneys, paralegals and other support staff. Our team assists with High Court actions and applications, in respect of disputes involving:

  • Administrative law
  • Banking law (including commercial disputes, negotiable instruments, foreclosures and repossessions)
  • Building and construction disputes
  • Competition law
  • Constitutional law
  • Construction and engineering law
  • Contractual, corporate and commercial matters
  • Enforcement and protection of contractual and delictual rights
  • Family law and matrimonial disputes
  • Insolvency, including liquidation of companies and close corporations, and sequestration of trusts and individual users
  • Insurance law
  • Labour law and employment
  • Personal injury claims, including those arising out of motor vehicle accidents, medical negligence, assault, actions of animals, ultra vires actions of the state, and cases of vicarious liability
  • Product liability, unfair business practices and consumer issues
  • Professional negligence claims including those arising out of a failure to fulfil a mandate or to discharge a duty of care by legal professionals, doctors and hospitals
  • Restraints of trade and unlawful competition
  • Statutory and regulatory matters (advice on and resolution of disputes with regulators)