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Thomson Wilks Inc (Somerset West)

Phone Number:
140 Cape Town
Areas Of Practice:
Antenuptial Contracts, Arbitration, Association Agreements, Bail, Bail (24hrs / After Hours), Banking, Bankruptcy Law, Black Empowerment, Blacklistings, Business Law, Business Rescue, Cannabis Law, Civil, Collections, Commercial, Commercial Drafting, Communications and Media, Company Law, Company Registrations, Competition Law, Constitutional, Construction, Consumer Law, Contracts, Conveyancing, Corporate, Credit Law, Criminal, Curatorship / Curator Bonis, Custody, Customs & Excise, Debt Collections, Debt consolidation, Debt Review, Deceased Estates, Defamation, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Domestic Partnerships, Domestic Violence, Drunk Driving, Employment Equity, Engineering, Entertainment Law, Estates, Evictions, Expropriation Law, Extradition Law, Family Law, Finance (Corporate), Finance (Project), Finance (Structured), Financial Markets, Financial Services Law, Fire Claims , Foreclosures, Forensic Investigations, Franchising, Fraud, Fraud Recovery, Freight and Carriage, Gaming Law, General Practice, Government Tenders, Health Care, Heritage Law, High Court Practice, Human Rights, Industrial Relations, Information Technology, Insolvency, Insurance (Marine), Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International trade laws & treaties, International Transactions , Investment Funds, Joint Ventures and Acquisitions , Land Claims, Land Rights, Leases, Licensing, Liquidation, Liquor Law, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Constitutional), Litigation (Corporate), Litigation (Criminal), Litigation (General), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Insurance), Litigation (Land Claims Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Litigation (Tax), Local Government Law, Matrimonial, Media , Mediation, Medical Negligence, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mineral Law/Rights, Mining, Municipal Law, MVA / Motor Vehicle Accident Claims, Partnership Agreements, Personal Injury, Police Brutality / Assaults, Privatisations, Professional Ethics, Professional negligence, Property Law, Provincial Government, Publishing, Rehabilitation Orders, Rehabilitations, Road Accident Fund claim / 3rd Party claim, Sale of Business, Sectional Title, Sequestrations, Servitudes, Sexual Harassment, Shareholders Agreements, Social Media, State Negligence, Taxation, Trade and Industry, Transport Law, Trusts, Unlawful Arrest, Water Law, White Collar Crime, Wills, Wrongful Death
Years of Practice:
5 Fagan Street, Somerset West
Western Cape / Cape Town
Somerset West
Postal Address:
5 Fagan Street, Somerset West, 7140
Associated Offices:
3rd floor, 50 Keerom Street, Cape Town
Other Offices:
3rd Floor
50 Keerom Street
Cape Town

THOMSON WILKS has offices in the main centres of South Africa and now also here in Somerset West. Ideally located in the 5 Fagan Businesshub at 5 Fagan Street Somerset West.

Thomson Wilks is a dynamic, efficient and professional legal firm which consists of 9 directors and 22 consultants. Established in 1995, the firm offers diverse legal services and prides itself in delivering quality professional legal advice.

Thomson Wilks Inc. is a full service law firm with offices in each of the major commercial centres. We are innovative, reliable and efficient. Our clients range from individuals, corporates to JSE listed companies. We are also on the panels of most of the major banks. In response to the interest from Chinese companies in South Africa we have also established a Chinese Law department.

We offer a comprehensive range of legal services including - but by no means limited to – commercial agreements, civil litigation, collections, conveyancing, bail applications, rent collections, evictions and administration of deceased estates. All clients enjoy personal attention, complete confidentiality and absolute dedication, whatever the type of case. We focus on finding the solution to clients’ legal problems as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

The firm has been ranked a top 50 dealmaker law firm by Ernst & Young. Our litigation matters feature regularly in the South African Law Reports and we are an accredited level one BEE contributor.

We have an exclusive alliance with DWF Law AARPI and Gonzi & Associates (Malta), a network which allows us to provide a global service to our clients. We are affiliated to the Law Societies of the Northern Province, Cape Province and Zimbabwe and to other associations such as YPO / WPO and to the Institute of Directors. The practice of law is a responsibility we do not treat lightly. Ethics and professionalism are a priority in how we practise law.


We are Covid-19 compliant and attend to most consultations remotely via Zoom or other platforms.



  • “Thomson Wilks has always conducted itself in a loyal, discreet and efficient manner. It is an ethical and trustworthy firm of attorneys always willing to go the extra mile “ – Ambassador Zindziswa N. Mandela, South African Ambassador to Denmark.
  • “I have known Stephen Thomson in his capacity as Senior Partner at Thomson Wilks Inc for several years now. Stephen takes pride in building and nurturing long term relationships, has a sound work ethic placing the needs of clients first and foremost and is a seasoned negotiator.” – Avinash Singh, Barclays Africa Group Ltd.
  • “I can attest to the fact that Thomson Wilks are the ultimate partners. I view the firm and its professional team as superb and highly dependable.” – Leslie Sedibe, CEO – Proudly South African (Section 21 Company)
  • “Thomson Wilks are able and capable of supplying legal services in a professional and competent capacity.” – Laurence Savage, CEO, Altech Group.
  • “Thomson Wilks has a good understanding of commercial matters and provide valuable input when it is required.” R.T. Edmond, Group CEO – Tourvest Holdings.
  • “In addition to commercial work we have used Thomson Wilks in complicated litigation matters and the firm has also competently advised us in regard to Competition Commission disputes. I can confidently recommend the services of Thomson Wilks”. – Wessel Van Zyl, CEO – Esor Ltd.
Contact Person:
Stephan Osborne

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