Nishi Chetty

Nishi is a Partner in the Trade mark Department. She practices at the Durban office and is one of the Managing Partners. Nishi served for seven years on the firm’s Management Committee as Branch Office Chairperson.

Stephen Hollis

Stephen Hollis is a specialist trade mark lawyer who advises local and international clients on brand protection and enforcement strategies with a specific focus on the African market. 

Megan Moerdijk

Megan Moerdijk, a partner in the trade mark prosecution group, is an experienced trade mark practitioner with a specialisation in African trade mark searching, filing and prosecution. 

Alissa Naran (née Nayanah)

Alissa Naran joined Adams & Adams in 2012. She is a qualified Trade Mark Practitioner who specialises in trade mark prosecution and enforcement in South Africa and foreign territories.

Darren Olivier

An experienced intellectual property advisor with over 20 years experience gained in local and international law firms as well as in-house. Especially interested in IP management (primarily brands), prosecution, commercialisation and enforcement in Africa but worked for a decade in London, focusing on Europe.

Lauren Ross

Lauren has practical experience in trade mark prosecution matters including conducting trade mark clearance, availability, registrability and infringement searches, all aspects of trade mark registration and portfolio management. Lauren has 12 years of post qualification experience and the focus of her work is in South Africa and Africa.

Amina Suliman

Amina is an admitted attorney, notary public and conveyancer as well as a qualified trade mark practitioner. She is a member of the Legal Practice Council and a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

Alicia van der Walt

Alicia has extensive practical experience in trade mark prosecution matters including conducting trade mark clearance, availability, registrability and infringement searches and attending to trade mark recordal, prosecution and maintenance matters in South Africa, Africa and various other territories throughout the world.