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


  1. Philip Pla-Pillans
    Years of Practice: 28     Position: Partner

    Philip Pla is a partner in the patent department in the firm's Cape Town office. He has a degree in mechanical engineering and has substantial experience in drafting and prosecuting patent and registered design applications, patent litigation and transactional aspects of IP including the drafting of... click for more information

  2. Suzaan Laing
    Years of Practice: 23     Position: Partner

    Suzaan Laing is a senior partner of the firm, resident in the firm's Cape Town office. She has practiced in the field of copyright and trade mark litigation and prosecution with the firm for 19 years. Suzaan established the firm's trade mark practice in Cape Town in 1997. Suzaan has been ranked as ... click for more information

  3. Charné le Roux
    Years of Practice: 24     Position: Partner

    Charné Le Roux is a partner in the Trade Mark Litigation Department at Adams & Adams in Cape Town and is also the partner responsible for the firm's sustainability program. Charné holds Bluris, LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria and holds 21 years experience, post admission. S... click for more information

  4. Jessica Axelson
    Years of Practice: 12     Position: Partner

    Jessica Axelson is a partner in the Cape Town office, practicing in the field of trade marks and related intellectual property matters. Jessica's focus areas include trade mark portfolio management and litigation. On the management side, Jessica assists clients with clearance searches, filing and p... click for more information

  5. Steven Yeates
    Years of Practice: 20     Position: Partner

    Steven Yeates, based in Cape Town, is a partner in the Trade Mark Litigation Department and is currently one of four partners heading up the Anti-Counterfeiting team. Steven holds BCom and LLB degrees from the University of Johannesburg and is a qualified attorney and trade mark practitioner with 1... click for more information

  6. Wensel Britz
    Years of Practice: 9     Position: Senior Associate

    Wensel advises clients on trade mark portfolio management and registration strategies world-wide across various industries. He conducts and advises on clearance searches and assists with filing trade mark applications and prosecuting them until grant. Wensel also advises clients on, and assist with... click for more information