• 40+ Legal staff in South Africa
  • 55+ Legal staff in Africa
  • 3 Offices in Africa


Clyde & Co is one of the largest international law firms operating in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. 

We are South Africa's leading insurance firm and are also highly regarded for our expertise and experience in infrastructure, construction and dispute resolution (including general commercial litigation).

As the leading insurance and legal liability practice in South Africa, we advise domestic and international clients across all lines of insurance and reinsurance, including aviation, construction and engineering, financial institutions and D&O, industrials and power, marine, healthcare, mining, personal injury, product liability, professional negligence, property, public liability and renewable energy.   We also advise on regulatory, commercial and corporate issues within the insurance context. 

Our projects and construction team work on infrastructure projects in South Africa and alongside our Tanzania office, we also work on projects in Botswana, Congo, DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and the Sudan  from procurement and planning, to development, project finance, operation, and dispute resolution.

Whether insurance, construction, or purely commercially related, our disputes experience in Africa is second to none, and we assist our clients in resolving disputes by the most effective means, including negotiation, adjudication, conciliation, mediation, arbitration or litigation.

Clyde & Co offers both local and cross-border legal services with the necessary resources and depth of experience to handle the largest and most complex transactions and disputes in Sub-Saharan Africa.