Barnard Incorporated is a leading and full-service commercial law firm based in Pretoria, South Africa. We provide a comprehensive range of legal services, including corporate and commercial law, property law, commercial litigation, mediation, insurance, wealth protection and family law. Voted the Most Innovative Law Firm in Africa by Law.com (ALA) in 2022, we constantly work to achieve the best results for our clients. On the international stage, Barnard Inc is the exclusive South African member of the International Commercial Law Alliance (ICLA) and our legal expertise is recognised by the leading global peer-review guide, Best Lawyers.
Guided by our Service Values, providing outstanding client service is the most important thing we do. Our team abides by a clear set of quality and service imperatives designed to maintain consistently high levels of service across all practice areas of our firm. These standards have been developed in consultation with our clients. They confirm our ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional service and are used as a reference point for both our clients and our team.
By gaining insight on our clients and their businesses, including their customers and competitors, as well as political, financial and market issues relevant to their industry – we make it our business to proactively protect and defend client interests.
Our structure and inter-departmental cooperation allow our operations to scale swiftly according to new instructions and larger projects and staffing requirements.
Understanding your requirements, objectives and operating environment is important to us – we listen and take time to do this. You have ready access to our deep sectoral expertise, as well as our local market understanding, to help you achieve your commercial objectives.
We invest heavily in technology that allows us to provide better service to our clients. In addition, our teams are constantly innovating new ways of meeting client needs and challenges. Relevant and creative service – and product development – is an imperative.
Our service values and resulting service imperatives confirm our ongoing commitment to delivering exceptional service and are used as a reference point for both our clients and our team. Our commitment to providing high quality client service is of paramount importance and we believe it is just one of the reasons our clients come back to us time and time again.