At Knowles Husain Lindsay (KHL) we provide our clients with a strategic advantage whether in dispute resolution or in the negotiating of corporate and commercial transactions. We have a proven track record of delivering creative and effective solutions for our clients, making us one of the top law firms in South Africa. We believe that what our clients buy when they engage our services is the intellectual capital, drive and commitment to deliver this strategic advantage to them.

We are a firm of dedicated lawyers, combining creativity and sound technical advice to ensure that our clients receive superior and cost effective solutions while maintaining complete integrity. We endeavour to understand our clients’ businesses so that we can execute strategies that best benefit them today and into the future. To support our legal skills, we have implemented world-class business practices and IT systems, ensuring that our thinking strategy is backed up by sound operational strategy.

KHL is committed to achieving race and gender representivity within in the firm. We are dedicated to developing appropriate professional skills within South Africa while contributing to the economic and social prosperity of our country.

We have offices both in Johannesburg and in Cape Town. Our Johannesburg office is situated in the prestigious Forum Building in the heart of Sandton and our Cape Town office is situated in the central business district. Other regional requirements are addressed through long-standing relationships with correspondent firms in all major centres in Southern Africa.

We are passionate about our country and its development.  We understand that we have a responsibility to put our legal skills to use for the benefit of those in disadvantaged communities.  KHL is a voluntary member of ProBono.Org, a non-profit clearing house for public interest law matters. Many of our partners provide work without charge for deserving organisations and individuals.


KHL is the only South African member of ALFA International, the premier and oldest global network of independent law firms, with 145 member firms allocated across seventy countries.  This gives our clients access to unsurpassed legal expertise across continents, across time zones and whenever they require. This also enables our clients to have access to expert law.

"The entire organisation benefits from the addition of the Knowles Husain Lindsay law firm as a resource in this vital region of global trade. The firm has the level of expertise and depth of legal business knowledge to well service ALFA International members and clients." ~ Richard Hetke, CEO of ALFA International