Clyde & Co Johannesburg provides insurance advice across all product lines and sectors

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

We are South Africa's leading insurance law firm and our Johannesburg team is also highly regarded for its expertise and experience in the infrastructure and construction sectors.






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Our Johannesburg lawyers advise domestic and international clients including insurers, reinsurers, banks, brokers and underwriting managers, across all lines of insurance and reinsurance business. Our insurance and reinsurance expertise includes aviation, financial institutions and D&O, healthcare, industrials, mining, marine, personal injury, power, product and public liability, professional negligence and property.

Our market leading non-contentious corporate insurance practice advises some of the largest insurance, healthcare, pension fund and financial services clients in the South African market. The practice has advised clients on various areas of their businesses including corporate transactions, product development and structuring, and expansion into the African market.

We also advise businesses across all lines of construction, corporate regulatory, international alternative dispute resolution and commercial litigation.

Lawyers from our projects and construction team work on infrastructure projects in South Africa and wider Sub-Saharan Africa from procurement and planning, to development, project finance, operation, and dispute resolution.

Our lawyers in Johannesburg are also adept at handling complex and high profile disputes, both litigation and alternative dispute resolution, involving companies operating around the world and in the rapidly expanding and sometimes unpredictable markets in Africa. This experience allows us to offer a service that is tailored to the needs of the client.

For more on Clyde & Co's capabilities in Africa, see here.


Extensive experience in the financial services industry, especially in insurance, banking and intermediary services.

Chambers Global 2019

They understand our business - the nature, scale and complexity of the organisation, the products we offer and our client base.

Chambers Global 2019


Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year (Large Sized Practice)

Africa Legal Awards (AFLA) 2022