One of Durban's leading maritime law firms, Velden Pike Nichols, will be joining the maritime, transport and logistics practice at pan-African corporate law firm, Bowman Gilfillan, with effect from 1 August this year.
Asia's highest accolade was bestowed on Justice Albie Sachs for "his understanding of the rule of law in which the dignity of all persons is respected and the strengths and values of all communities are embraced" and for "his efforts in the realisation of the rule of law".
Late last year, when De Comarmond & Koenig entered into a joint venture with ENSafrica, it made shock waves in the Mauritius legal market. De Comarmond & Koenig is the oldest and largest firm of attorneys in Mauritius.
The 2014 Who's Who Legal - Trade Marks edition recognises four Adams & Adams partners as among the finest trade mark attorneys in South Africa. They are Simon Brown, Mariëtte du Plessis, Darren Olivier and the firm's chairman Gérard du Plessis.