Ziyaad E Patel Attorneys is proud to be a boutique firm that offers customised solutions to its clients.
Without compromising personal service, a dynamic team with the necessary expertise is assembled as required to attend to specific matters.


Founder and Managing Partner

An admitted attorney, Ziyaad has right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa and has also appeared in the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Ziyaad holds a Postgraduate Diploma from the University of the Witwatersrand in Energy Law, Environmental and Sustainable Development Law, Advanced International Trade Law and Mining and Prospecting Law. He is passionate about building a sustainable future for all and as such, seeks to also address the current climate emergency.

He also holds a BCom degree from the University of South Africa and an LLB from the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg). Committed to social justice and human rights, Ziyaad has also represented many clients and NGO’s in local and international human rights matters.

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Adnaan Dabhelia holds an LLB degree from the University of South Africa and has expertise in various legal areas including the administration of estates, business administration, civil procedure and legal research. He has served the firm for almost four years and continues to make a valuable contribution that directly benefits clients.


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.



Ziyaad E Patel Attorneys is always on the look out for talented individuals who are seeking to work in a dynamic, vibrant environment. We seek like-minded professionals who are dedicated and who share our common value system. Candidate attorneys, professionals, associates and support staff interested in applying for a position at the firm should email their CVs to info@zepattorneys.co.za