Ziyaad E Patel Attorneys is a boutique law firm that offers professional legal advice, tailored solutions and service excellence to our commercial clients, be they large corporates, small businesses or individuals. Our in-depth knowledge of the law, and extensive experience, coupled with our attention to detail, ensures that we retain the loyalty and commitment of our clients – this is what has kept us in business for almost two decades.

The firm specialises in litigation, commercial, trade and property law, and has advanced expertise in energy, environmental and sustainable development, mining and prospecting law.

A proudly South African firm, Ziyaad E Patel Attorneys is 100% Black owned and managed. Located in Johannesburg, the economic heartland of the continent, the firm is well-placed to service its clients and to draw on the best specialist expertise if this is required. The firm also works with a network of reputable legal professionals to ensure that clients get sound advice and the best value for money.

The fight for freedom must go on until it is won, until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest

Oliver Tambo

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated and passionate about what they do

Nelson Mandela



The firm works in association with correspondent attorneys, conveyancers, auditors, accountants and several industry-based organisations. Specialists in relevant areas and advocates including senior counsel are drawn upon as and when required. This results in a sustained synergy that ultimately provides our clients with the best advice, personal attention and service pertaining to their respective matters.