Adv Stephen Monyela

This firm has a well-established client base and is growing in step with South Africa’s development and burgeoning economy. A rich and successful history and well-established client base support the former firms that make up ADV MONYELA STEPHEN.

Our Background

With one Director, ADV MONYELA STEPHEN is a well-established, medium-size business law firm with significant national capacity through a network of associates, giving us sizable influence in key financial centers throughout the Republic of South Africa.

We offer a full range of corporate and commercial legal services, including but not limited to, a comprehensive BEE consulting service, dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration, employment, finance, company restructuring, real estate, tax, trusts and estates.

As a new generation law firm, we have faced the challenges of empowerment and transformation by taking a leading role through the creation of a new generation multi-disciplinary law firm that addresses the needs of their clients following a holistic approach. We acknowledge diversity and equal opportunity as key issues for meaningful and sustainable participation in the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment initiative. For this purpose, the firm has a well-established transformation policy.

The firm’s client base includes local, national and international companies across a broad range of sectors, ranging from emerging business to multi-nationals, as well as public sector organisations.

Our company’s focus and approach is as follows:


Our firm is geared for efficiency and accessibility through the range of services we offer and how we interact with our clients. Through our effective network of associates, we can respond swiftly to address the needs of our clients locally and abroad. In search of excellence for the benefit of our clients, we continually seek to find a balance between appropriate legal services and cost-efficiency. We have a keen understanding of global economic and market trends and combined with our commitment to excellence, we have the ability to cut straight to the chase in any matter.

As a corporate and commercial law firm, we focus strongly on the needs of our clients and their respective businesses. Our client base requires a rapid response, appropriate advice and innovative legal solutions based on a full understanding of their individual business needs. The practice is built on its reputation of exceptional service delivery coupled with appropriate and outstanding skills and expertise. We believe in following a holistic approach to ensure that our clients receive best advice at all times.


The firm firmly believes in practicing what they preach and as specialists in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment,we have embarked on an empowerment initiative following the seven dimensional approach, as contained in the Codes of Good Practice issued by the Department of Trade and Industry.

We currently enjoy a Level 1 status in terms of the firms Black Economic Empowerment contribution and will continue to build upon our transformation profile to ensure that we reflect the demographics of the South African population and we will further use our best endeavors to align ourselves with the requirements of the legal sector Black Economic Empowerment charter.

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Our law firm is committed to play our full part in society, making positive

contributions to the communities in which we operate by harnessing both our people skills and passions.

As part of our firm’s corporate social investment, the Directors formed this Section 21 Company which embarks on a number of public benefit activities, including but not limited to:

Social upliftment of historically disadvantaged communities;Feeding the hungry; Subsidising primary health care to communities in need;Rendering

pro bono legal services in matters of public significance, with special

reference to the rights of children and communities in rural areas.

Some of the social responsibility initiatives we support include: Organizing African Societies in Struggle (Section 21 Company)