Lopes Attorneys Inc. is a boutique law firm, based in the heart of Johannesburg, and is recognised as one of the leading law firms on the African continent, having been shortlisted as a finalist at the 2021 African Legal Awards in the Specialist Law Firm of the Year Category, little under 6 months after having commenced operations.

The firm specialises in a number of fields, including animal welfare, anti-bribery and corruption and white-collar crime, as well as general corporate and commercial law, amongst a number of other fields. 

The firm acts on behalf of various international and local clients, and has a thorough understanding of both South African and African business intelligence. 

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Our Values

Market Leading

Lopes Attorneys Inc. was shortlisted at the 2021 African Legal Awards in the category of Specialist Law Firm of the Year. 

The firm's Managing Director, Rui Lopes, has also been shortlisted at the 2020 African Legal Awards, and has been recognised as a Lexology Legal Influencer for the Middle East and Africa on two separate occassions. 

In Depth Market Knowledge

Lopes Attorneys Inc. acts for a variety of local and international clients, and has a thorough understanding of both South African and African business intelligence.

Technology Driven

Lopes Attorneys Inc. harnesses latest technological developments, offerings and tools, thereby allowing it to provide seamless and market leading services to clients.

ESG Focused

Lopes Attorneys Inc. understands the importance of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) in any industry, and prides itself on placing ESG considerations at the forefront of its operations.