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Adams & Adams (Pretoria)

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Access to Children, Administrative Law, Adoption, Antenuptial Contracts, Anti-counterfeiting, Arbitration, Association Agreements, Banking, Biotechnology, Black Empowerment, Broadcasting, Business Law, Business Rescue, Capital Gains Tax, Childrens Rights, Civil Unions, Commercial, Commercial Drafting, Communications and Media, Company Law, Company Registrations, Competition Law, Constitutional, Construction, Consumer Law, Contracts, Conveyancing, Copyright, Corporate, Credit Law, Cross Border Mergers & Acquisitions, Custody, Debt consolidation, Designs and Copyrights, Disability, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Due Diligence Audits, Employment Law, Engineering, Entertainment Law, Exchange Control, Family Law, Finance (Corporate), Finance (Project), Finance (Structured), Foreclosures, Forensic Investigations, Fostering, Franchising, Fraud, Fraud Recovery, Gaming Law, General Practice, Government Tenders, Heritage Law, High Court Practice, Industrial Law, Information Technology, Insolvency, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International trade laws & treaties, Internet Law / E-Commerce, IP Valuations, Joint Ventures and Acquisitions , Labour Law, Leases, Legislative Drafting, Licensing, Liquidation, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Constitutional), Litigation (Corporate), Litigation (General), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Maintenance, Matrimonial, Media , Mediation, Medical Negligence, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mineral Law/Rights, MVA / Motor Vehicle Accident Claims, Notary / Notaries Public, Partnership Agreements, Patents, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical, Plant Breeder’s Rights, Police Brutality / Assaults, Privatisations, Procurement Law, Professional Ethics, Professional negligence, Property Law, Reproductive Law, Road Accident Fund claim / 3rd Party claim, Sale of Business, Sectional Title, Sequestrations, Shareholders Agreements, Social Media, Sports, State Negligence, Surrogacy Law, Taxation, Taxation (International), Telecommunications, Trade and Industry, Trademarks, Transactions in Work of Art, Unlawful Arrest, White Collar Crime, Wrongful Death
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Lynnwood Bridge, 4 Daventry Street, Lynnwood Manor, Pretoria, South Africa
Gauteng / Pretoria
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PO Box 1014, Pretoria, 0001
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We have associate offices in 21 countries across Africa and are able to assist you with any legal requirements in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon (OAPI), Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Mozambique (ARIPO), Namibia, Nigeria, Serra Leone, São Tomé and Príncipe, Swaziland, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), The Gambia, and Zimbabwe
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Adams & Adams is an internationally recognised and leading African law firm that specialises in providing intellectual property, corporate and commercial services.With primary office locations in South Africa and branches and associate offices in a number of African countries, our firm’s leadership position as the largest intellectual property law practice in Africa, and one of South Africa’s foremost corporate, property and commercial law firms is reflected in the ground-breaking work we do and the valuable client relationships we have with many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies.

Our Intellectual Property law practices work with clients around the globe and across many industries to protect, enforce and commercialise their intellectual property. The group offers clients a full range of legal services relating to the acquisition, enforcement and commercialisation of intellectual property rights. These services include counsel and handling of transactions in cases involving patents, copyrights, trade marks, designs, licensing, and data security. The partners and associates in our Intellectual Property Group also litigate these issues in courts across Africa. Adams & Adams is the largest IP firm in Africa and is ranked among the leading firms in Intellectual Property in the world.

Adams & Adams is firmly rooted in Africa – with a tenacious belief in the economic growth potential and spirit of the continent. Our head office in Pretoria, the capital of South Africa, provides the perfect gateway through which our partners, supported by some 700 professionals and staff, render a broad range of legal services to clients in Africa and the rest of the world. 

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. Adams & Adams regularly hosts a meeting of partners from associate offices throughout the continent– a network meeting designed to maintain relationships, build capacity and share information about updates on intellectual property and corporate & commercial developments across the continent.

Dario Tanziani, Johan du Preez, Colin MacKenzie, Nelia Hickman, Mariëtte du Plessis, Samantha Copeling, Gérard du Plessis, Philip Pla-Pillans, Louis van der Walt, Russell Bagnall, Simon Brown, Grégor Wolter, Joseph Goedhals, Blain de Villiers, André Visser, Eugene Honey, Darren Olivier, Nolwazi Gcaba, David Scheepers, Megan Moerdijk, Kelly Thompson, Nolo Khechane, Janice Galvad, Nishi Chetty, Lucy Signorelli, Steven Yeates, Johnny Fiandeiro, Jenny Pienaar, Danie Dohmen, Leander Opperman, Alexis Apostolidis, Bilkis Daby, Debbie Marriott, Lauren Ross, Dale Healy, Mandy Swanepoel, Roelof Grové, Nicolette Koch, James Davies, Nicky Garnett, Vishen Pillay, Godfrey Budeli, Jac Marais, Nthabi Phaswana, Nishan Singh, Pieter Visagie, Dieter Welthagen, Somayya Khan, Danie Strachan, Werina Griffiths, Sajidha Gamieldien, Jani Cronjé, Wilhelm Prozesky, Nicolette Biggar, Jean-Paul Rudd, Andrew Molver, Stephen Hollis, Alicia Kabini, Alicia van der Walt, Andrew Phillips, Nondumiso Msimang, Wynand Fourie, Lita Miti-Qamata, Jan-Harm Swanepoel, Thando Manentsa, Amina Suliman, Wensel Britz, Kim Rampersadh, Kareema Shaik.
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