About Us

Superior legal representation to give our clients the strategic legal advantage.



Who We Are

KHL is a legal firm built on decades of collective knowledge, academics, and unrivalled expertise in providing superior legal services to our clients. KHL established a reputation for innovation, excellence, and success, largely due to specialisation in corporate litigation and dispute resolution.

The KHL team of professionals are highly proficient in all aspects of contentious business including commercial, insurance, engineering, construction and insolvency litigation, regulatory work and services in property, conveyancing, town planning and rezoning. Our dedication to continuous learning ensures that we are always on top of evolving legal frameworks across our industries of expertise. We have the intellectual capital, drive, and commitment to deliver the strategic advantage you need.

We strive to deliver the best level of legal services, we work closely with our clients to understand their challenges and implement the best legal strategy to ensure a positive result. That is why we are widely regarded as one of South Africa’s leading legal firms.

30 years of ethical business practice

A track record of 95% of successful cases

Unrivalled legal expertise locally and abroad

Highly educated and experienced legal professionals

More than a
century of combined legal expertise

Our Offices

KHL’s offices are conveniently located in the central business district of Sandton. Regional matters are addressed through the long-standing relationships we have built with corresponding legal firms in all the major centres in Southern Africa. Our membership to ALFA International, allows us to provide unrivalled legal expertise both locally and abroad with 145 member firms in 70 countries.

We are firmly committed to the development of South Africa and all its citizens. Not only do we provide legal expertise to some of the country’s largest and prominent corporate institutions and influential individuals, but we also provide legal assistance in disadvantaged communities. KHL is a voluntary member of ProBono.Org – a non-profit clearing house for public interest legal matters. Many of our partners work without charge for deserving organisations and individuals in need of legal representation.

KHL Global Network

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