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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Alicia van der Walt
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

    Alicia has extensive practical experience in trade mark prosecution matters including conducting trade mark clearance, availability, registrability and infringement searches, and attending to trade mark recordal, prosecution and maintenance matters in South Africa, Africa, and various other territor... click for more information

  10. Jan-Harm Swanepoel
    Years of Practice: 13     Position: Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

    Jan-Harm is a partner in the Anti-Counterfeiting Department. He obtained his LLB from the University of Johannesburg, completed his articles and joined the Department of Justice as a public prosecutor in 2007. He joined Bowman Gilfillan Incorporated in 2009 and obtained a postgraduate diploma in lab... click for more information

  11. Demi Pretorius
    Years of Practice: 5     Position: Senior Associate & Attorney

    Demi is a Senior Associate in the commercial, property & litigation department based in Pretoria. She specialises in commercial dispute resolution, focussing on contractual disputes. She has successfully represented small and large corporate clients in High Court litigation and arbitrations. Demi i... click for more information

  12. Kareema Shaik
    Years of Practice: 8     Position: Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

    Kareema is a Partner in the Trade Mark Litigation department of Adams & Adams. She qualified as a trade mark law specialist in 2013. Her practice areas include litigation relating to trade marks, copyright, passing-off, unlawful competition, domain name disputes; company, close corporation and busi... click for more information

  13. James Davies
    Years of Practice: 15     Position: Partner & Patent Attorney

    James is a patent attorney with an electronic and computer background, with a genuine interest in these things, and all things technological. James works in the patent department, mainly assisting local clients in filing and prosecution of patent and design applications in South Africa and indeed al... click for more information

  14. Helgard Janse van Rensburg
    Years of Practice: 7     Position: Partner & Attorney

    Helgard has extensive experience in local and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate reorganisations, transaction structuring, general corporate matters, black economic empowerment and property developments. Helgard specialises in commercial real estate and ro... click for more information

  15. Jean-Paul Rudd
    Years of Practice: 11     Position: Partner & Attorney

    Jean-Paul Rudd is a partner in our personal injury and insurance departments. He specialises in civil litigation with special emphasis on personal injury related matters, which includes Road Accident Fund, medical negligence, slip and fall and wrongful arrest claims, professional indemnity matters, ... click for more information

  16. Kim Rampersadh
    Years of Practice: 9     Position: Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

    Kim Rampersadh is a Partner in the Trade Mark Litigation Department. She is a qualified trade mark practitioner. She is also an admitted attorney and member of the Legal Practice Council. Ms Rampersadh has garnered experience advising clients on a wide range of IP enforcement issues in South Afric... click for more information

  17. Alicia Kabini
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner & Trade Mark Attorney

    Alicia Kabini is a Partner in the trade mark enforcement department. She specialises in trade mark litigation, including oppositions, cancellations, domain name disputes, company name objections, passing off matters and their related interlocutory applications in South Africa and in other African ... click for more information

  18. 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