Specialists in all facets of business law, Bowman Gilfillan provides a comprehensive range of legal services designed to meet clients’ needs, and exceed their expectations.
As one of the oldest and largest law firms in Africa, we’re able to draw on a wide base of skills and expertise at all levels of experience and seniority to provide technically correct legal advice that makes business sense.
Our commitment to strategically sound advice requires that Bowman Gilfillan’s practitioners clearly understand client needs in the context of the broader issues at stake. By balancing these dynamics, and by applying our legal expertise, we provide effective, appropriate and efficient advice to solve the challenges our clients face. And to help create opportunities that move their enterprises forward.
With a 100-year track record of providing legal services, Bowman Gilfillan is a premier South African-based corporate law firm.
Our network of expertise, however, extends much further than the country’s borders. Bowman Gilfillan Africa Group advises clients throughout Africa, while our membership of the global network of commercial and corporate law attorneys, Lex Mundi, gives us access to more than 160 member firms globally.
Bowman Gilfillan’s clients, including multinational corporations and international finance houses, are as diverse as our practice. Local and international clients - including investment banks, industrial conglomerates, financial institutions, governments and state authorities - rely on Bowman Gilfillan for insight and advice.
Bowman Gilfillan’s collective insight into the business environment and South Africa’s intricate socio-political context is the result of the diversity of our team.
Diversity in terms of skills, qualifications, interests and backgrounds, but also through a combination of experienced professionals and a large number of younger lawyers.
The result is a skilled, enthusiastic, energetic and innovative team that sets Bowman Gilfillan apart. Superior legal skills and a commitment to integrity, excellence and hard work enables Bowman Gilfillan to frequently exceed our clients’ expectations.