Established in 1996, Dawson Edwards & Associates has set the highest standards of professionalism and service in the legal landscape of Cape Town. Dawson Edwards & Associates has become an industry leader in a number of its speciality areas and continues to successfully represent a diverse range of local and international clients.

We Specialise in

Commercial Law

Our experienced commercial team provides expert solutions to diverse matters in this sphere including complex and basic agreement drafting, litigation (both general commercial and insurance related), corporate restructuring (including mergers and acquisitions), ship/vessel financing, BEE transactions, insurance and tax related advice.

Maritime Law

The firm has its pedigree and roots in a very wide range of maritime law matters. These include ship arrests, maritime casualties, P & I club and marine insurance, salvage, cargo claims, mortgage bond and ship registrations, ship sales and purchases, charter parties and marine pollution/port state compliance.

Fishing & Marine Resources

Dawson Edwards is the leading South African Firm in the fishing and marine resources field. Our expertise is predominantly in marine living resources law/compliance and fisheries related agreements. However we also offer legal services in the offshore oil, gas and mining sectors.

Environmental Law

The environmental sector is now highly regulated in South Africa and is one of our firms main growth areas where our practitioners have specialized qualifications and expertise to provide wide ranging environmental law services.

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