Attorneys that are currently listed as practicing at Adams & Adams (Pretoria)


  1. Kelly Thompson
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner & Chairperson

    Kelly Thompson is a Partner in the trade mark litigation group and serves as the Chairperson of Adams & Adams. She is an experienced, top-tier ranked attorney and trade mark practitioner. Thompson advises some of the world's top multi-national organisations on the protection and enforcement of their... click for more information

  2. Steven Yeates
    Years of Practice: 18     Position: Partner

    Steven Yeates is a Cape Town-based partner in the Trade Mark Department. Steven serves as co-chairperson of the trade mark prosecution section and advises clients on all issues relating to trade mark selection, searching, registration and enforcement. He is actively involved in creating, implement... click for more information

  3. Nishan Singh
    Years of Practice: 13     Position: Partner, Co-Chair - Trade Mark Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Trade Mark and Copyright Litigation and Enforcement Nishan Singh is a qualified attorney and trade mark practitioner, who has been a partner of the firm since March 2012. Nishan advises some of the world's top multi-national organisations on the protection and enforcement... click for more information

  4. Janice Galvad
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner, Chairperson - Patents

    Area of Specialisation: Filing and prosecution of South African Patent and Design applications for foreign clients. Janice is the Chairperson of the Patent Department at Adams & Adams, a partner and patent attorney. She has been a Partner at the firm since 2004. She holds a master's degree in Com... click for more information

  5. Gérard du Plessis
    Years of Practice: 26     Position: Senior Partner, - Trade Mark Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Litigation related to: Trade Marks; Copyright; Designs; Unlawful Competition; Domain Names; Counterfeit Goods. Gérard is a senior partner in the trade mark litigation department of Adams & Adams, he has served as Chairman of the firm from 2013 to 2021 and has just... click for more information

  6. Simon Brown
    Years of Practice: 24     Position: Senior Partner, Trade Mark

    Areas of Specialisation: Trade Mark Searches, Filing & Prosecution (Africa and International) Simon Brown is a senior partner of the firm and has served as co-chairperson of the trade mark prosecution section for a number of years, he has recently stepped down from this position. Simon's practice... click for more information

  7. Mariëtte du Plessis
    Years of Practice: 33     Position: Partner - Trade Mark Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Trade Mark Litigation; Trade Mark and Copyright Infringement; Passing off; Unlawful Competition; Company Name Objections; Advertising Law Disputes and Advice; Recordal of Chain of Ownership for Copyrighted Works; Registration of Copyright (in all African countries where it... click for more information

  8. Godfrey Budeli
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Partner - Trade Mark Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Trade Mark Enforcement; Piracy and Counterfeiting; Copyright Enforcement. Godfrey Budeli is one of the partners in Trade Mark Litigation section with 14 years' post admission experience and is currently heading up the Anti-Counterfeiting team. He holds an LLB degree from ... click for more information

  9. Jac Marais
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner, Chairperson - Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Jac is a litigation and dispute resolution specialist. He represents and advises clients in multifaceted litigation (including arbitration and mediation) in the following fields: - Administrative (public law), constitutional law, and r... click for more information

  10. Nicolette Koch
    Years of Practice: 19     Position: Partner - Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Third Party Claims; Medical Negligence; Personal Injury Claims; Professional Negligence Claims; High Court and Magistrate's Court Litigation. Nicolette Koch is a partner in the Commercial, Property and Litigation department of Adams & Adams. She has 18 years' experience a... click for more information

  11. Grégor Wolter
    Years of Practice: 25     Position: Partner - Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Contractual and Commercial Law Litigation (including construction and insolvency); High Court Litigation (contractual, dellictual and enrichment claims); Regulatory and Administrative Law Grégor is a senior partner of Adams & Adams and a commercial dispute resoluti... click for more information

  12. Roelof Grové
    Years of Practice: 21     Position: Partner - Conveyancing

    Area of Specialisation: Property Law Roelof Grové is a partner of Adams & Adams and head of the Property Department. He obtained his B.Iur and LLB degrees from University of the Free State and read for his LLM (Commercial Law) through UNISA. He has 20 years' experience as an attorney, co... click for more information

  13. Danie Strachan
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Partner - Commercial

    Areas of Specialisation: Compliance; Consumer Protection; Corporate Matters; Credit; Data Protection & Privacy; E-commerce; Employment & Labour Law; Exchange Control; Franchising; Gambling & Lotteries; Inward Investment; Licensing & Distribution; Advertising Law Services; Company Secretarial Servi... click for more information

  14. Andrew Molver
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Partner - Litigation

    Areas of Specialisation: Constitutional and administrative law; Public procurement and regulatory law; Contractual and commercial litigation. Andrew Molver is a litigation specialist with particular expertise in constitutional and administrative law, public procurement law, regulatory law and comp... click for more information

  15. Nthabisheng Phaswana
    Years of Practice: 16     Position: Partner

    Nthabisheng is a partner in the Africa Patent Department. She holds LLB and LLM (Mercantile Law) from the University of Pretoria. She was admitted as an attorney in 2005.Nthabisheng joined Adams & Adams in 2007 and has been responsible for patent and design enquiries, transactional matters in respec... click for more information

  16. Vishen Pillay
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner

    Vishen Pillay is a partner in the patent department. He has a background in electronic engineering (UKZN) and is an admitted attorney and patent attorney.Vishen specialises in assisting his clients to protect their inventions in the fields of electronics including telecommunications ranging from cla... click for more information

  17. David Scheepers
    Years of Practice: 23     Position: Partner - Family Law & Medical Malpractice

    Areas of Specialisation: Personal Injury Law; Matrimonial Disputes and Family Law; Medical Negligence Actions; Third-Party Claims. David is a partner in the CPL department with over 22 years' experience. His specialities lie in matrimonial disputes and family law, personal injury law, medical neg... click for more information