Pierre Jacobs

Pierre is an associate at Adams & Adams in the Corporate and Commercial Department in Pretoria. He has experience in local and cross-border corporate restructuring, personal estate restructuring and general corporate commercial transactions. Pierre has a vast understanding of company law, tax law, mergers and acquisitions, trust law, business law and corporate structures, BEE structures and insolvency law. Pierre has advised and assisted with the implementation of numerous multinational restructuring transactions as well as personal corporate estate restructuring transactions for efficient estate succession planning purposes. His interests are in corporate, commercial and tax law, with a focus on finding the most tax-efficient solutions for both corporate entities and individuals.

Pei Ren (Rudy) 任培

Rudy is an admitted Attorney and Associate in the Trade Mark Department, fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin). Rudy specialises in Trade Mark Portfolio management, searches, filing and the prosecution of trade mark cases throughout Africa. Rudy also assists clients, particularly Asian clients, in other Intellectual Property fields.

Kiara du Preez

Kiara is an Associate in the Trade Mark department at the Adams & Adams branch office in Cape Town. She obtained her LLB degree in 2018 and LLM in the field of Intellectual Property Law in 2021, both from the University of Pretoria. Kiara was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South […]

Christine Strauss

Christine is an Associate in the Trade Mark Department. She holds a Human Genetic Honours degree as well as an LLB degree from Stellenbosch University and an LLM (Law, Science and Technology) from Stanford University.

Rutendo Chapwanya

Rutendo is an admitted attorney and associate in the Trade Mark Litigation department. She obtained her BCom Law, LLB and LLM (Intellectual Property Law) from the University of Johannesburg.  She is admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a member of the Legal Practice Council, South African Institute of Intellectual […]

Gizela Lombard

Gizela is an associate in the Patent Department of Adams & Adams. She was awarded an LLB from UNISA in 2018 and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2023. Gizela assists in the management of foreign clients’ patent and design portfolios in South Africa within the Patent Overseas […]

Hashiem Logday

Hashiem Logday is an associate in the Anti-Counterfeiting Department. He served his articles of clerkship at Adams & Adams after attaining his LLB degree and LLM degree at the University of Cape Town in 2019 and 2020, respectively. In 2023, Hashiem was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. His area […]

Chris Nyarukowa

Chris Nyarukowa is an associate in the Patent Department at Adams & Adams. He is an admitted attorney of the South African High Court, and a registered Patent Attorney. He holds a PhD in Medicinal Biochemistry, specialising in Genomics and Metabolomics, and an LLB degree. Chris specialises in a diversity of fields including, but not […]

Rachael Lee

Rachael Lee is an Associate in the Trade Mark Litigation department at Adams & Adams. Rachael served her articles of clerkship at Adams & Adams after attaining her BA Law degree and LLB degree (Cum Laude) at the University of Stellenbosch in 2018 and 2020, respectively. In 2023, Rachael was duly admitted as an attorney […]

Fanele Mabaso

Fanele is an associate in the Trade Mark Litigation department in Pretoria. He served his articles of clerkship at Adams & Adams after attaining his LLB degree and LLM degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2019 and 2020, respectively. In 2023, Fanele was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. […]