Adams & Adams

OUR FIRM

We are an internationally recognised and leading African law firm, specialising in providing intellectual property and commercial law services.

With primary office locations in South Africa and branches and agents in various African countries, our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the groundbreaking work we do, the valuable client relationships we have and the quality of our professionals.

Our 140 professionals specialise in various legal and technical disciplines in intellectual property law, commercial and property law, and litigation.

We proudly represent many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies, and our 66 partners are established pathfinders and thought leaders in their respective practice areas.

Our professionals are regularly involved in high-profile intellectual property and commercial litigation cases, as well as various important constitutional court applications.

AFRICA NETWORK

Central to Adams & Adams’ growth strategy, is the close relationship we continue to foster and enjoy with our local partners and Associate Offices throughout the African continent, in combination with vital engagement with local Registries. Each year we travel widely, focusing our efforts on jurisdictions where protecting our clients’ interests has been paramount.

Through our Associate Offices and long established networks, we serve our global client base throughout the African continent – in matters of intellectual property, commercial law, property and litigation.

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