AboutUs

Adriaans Attorneys is a business law firm, specializing in Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy, Real Estate and Trust and Estates law, among many other practice areas. Our firm is a full services law firm that services businesses throughout South Africa and is based in Cape Town's CBD. We support our clients’ strategic and operational needs by offering innovative, integrated and reliable advice across a full range of legal services. We understand that each client has unique needs, and we tailor our services to their requirements. Our attorneys offer legal advice across various sectors including but not limited to Administrative and Public Law, Black Economic Empowerment, Business Rescue, Restructuring and Insolvency, Construction and Engineering, Consumer Protection, Corporate Governance, Employment Benefits, Energy, Health and Safety, Immigration, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining and Minerals, Regulator and Companies Act Sectors.

History


The firm was established by Ashley Adriaans in 2010 when Ashley commenced practising for his own account under the name and style of Adriaans Attorneys focusing primarily on commercial and property related litigation, disputes involving local authorities and building disputes.

Adriaans Attorneys has acquired further expertise in the fields of Corporate and Commercial Law as well as Employment Law. Lester Timothy (“Lester”) and Carlo Timothy (“Carlo”) of the firm Timothy and Timothy Incorporated have extensive experience in the areas of practice referred to which are more fully set out in their respective profiles. Both Lester and Carlo joined the practice of Adriaans Attorneys as directors in 2016.

With the acquisition of the expertise and wide range of experience of Lester and Carlo, we form a dynamic team dedicated to service excellence and placing Adriaans Attorneys in an excellent position to render good quality legal services.

We are a team of like – minded professionals that strive to provide impeccable legal services to our clients. We aim to be recognized as the top Commercial Litigation and Corporate and Commercial law firm in the marketplace. Our endeavor to retain existing clients and attract business from leading corporates, parastatals and manufacturing entities are honed by our philosophy of understanding that we cannot advise and serve our clients properly unless we have an in-depth knowledge of their businesses, organisations and operations, which enables us to give pro-active advice in matters affecting them.

Values

Values

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Accessibility

Our legal team is committed to being available when needed and providing high standards of responsiveness, including committing to returning calls within a maximum of 12 hours, and on the same day wherever possible.
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Client Satisfaction

Our firm maintains high client satisfaction by treating our clients with respect and honesty, being available for our clients, recognizing that our client’s time is important and listening and understanding our client’s needs.
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Diversity

Our firm promotes a transparent culture, providing equal career progression opportunities whilst clearly detailing the pathway for career progression. By constructing a culture of equality, inclusion and diversity we are able to retain top legal specialist, create an exceptional legal team for our clients and provide first-rate legal services. 
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Integrity

Our firm understands that individuals seek sound legal advice from a lawyer that will be honest and fair. We pride ourselves in providing a supportive and helpful environment to clients and their businesses. 
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Team Oriented

Our firm is committed to recruiting and retaining the best lawyers and motivating those individuals to deliver the very best legal services in the industry. Our team - oriented approach ensures superior results for our clients, with a focus on creative, cost - effective representation. 
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Professional Excellence

Our team is committed to providing our clients with accurate legal representation, while maintaining an unqualified reputation for honesty, integrity and reliability. 
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Partnership

Our Team believes that we cannot advise or serve our clients properly unless we have an in depth knowledge of their businesses, organisations and operations, which enables us to give pro-active advice in matters affecting them.

Values

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Accessibility

Our legal team is committed to being available when needed and providing high standards of responsiveness, including committing to returning calls within a maximum of 12 hours, and on the same day wherever possible.

Mission and Vision Statement


Mission:
We are a team of like – minded professionals that strive to provide impeccable legal services to our clients. We aim to be recognized as the top Commercial Litigation and Corporate and Commercial law firm in the marketplace. Our endeavor to retain existing clients and attract business from leading corporates, parastatals and manufacturing entities are honed by our philosophy of understanding that we cannot advise and serve our clients properly unless we have an in depth knowledge of their businesses, organisations and operations, which enables us to give pro-active advice in matters affecting them.

Vision:
The goal of Adriaans Attorneys is to treat our clients as more than just isolated businesses or service transactions. We are committed to:

  • developing positive, sharing and productive lifelong relationships with our clients and their business partners;
  • taking the time necessary to understand and learn from our clients;
  • being empathetic to better serve their needs;
  • anticipating the problems and issues they may face, both personally and in business;
  • working with our clients as efficiently as we can to reduce their costs;
  • providing timely and reliable service that is focused and sensitive to our clients’ specific needs and instructions;
  • continuously looking for opportunities to add value to our services;
  • anticipating risks that clients may encounter and advising clients how best to manage such risks before they arise;
  • providing information, support and additional services to make our clients’ lives, and businesses, better.

Our vision reflects our value of PARTNERSHIP