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At Blakes Maphanga, we strive to deliver expert legal services and advice in the South African environment. With this objective in mind, we have identified five key characteristics. Symbolised by our five-sided Star, these characteristics represent not just a wish list of what we hope to achieve, but a promise to our clients.

Excellence and Specialist Expertise

Blakes Maphanga is a well-established law firm with a dynamic team of leading attorneys at the helm.

Our powerful combination of specialist expertise, capacity and experience enables us to deliver comprehensive, efficient and financially appropriate legal solutions. 


To some, integrity simply means staying within the boundaries of accepted ethical practice. At Blakes Maphanga, integrity is not just about answering to outside judges, it is about answering to ourselves. We are committed to ensuring that we have a high standard of ethics and morals that sets a precedent. Integrity is something we require not just from our staff, but from everyone we do business with.

Equity & Transformation

Blakes Maphanga is commited to employment equity and fosters an ethos which embraces equal opportunity.

We value a culture of diversity amongst professionals to facilitate greater exposure to a variety of points of view and input, and maintain an equal opportunity culture that is democratic, motivated, and efficient.

Growth And Profitability

At Blakes Maphanga we have an obligation to our clients, our staff and to our future employees to grow our busines. That is why, through delivering excellence and constantly striving to meet the growing needs of our clients, we aim to create a stimulating and secure work environment that encourages growth and profitability, not just our own, but that of clients as well.

Strong Relationships

Strong relationships are the cornerstone of every successful business. That’s why at Blakes Maphanga we commit ourselves every day to nurturing and growing relationships of trust and respect with clients and employees.

We welcome cultural diversity and acknowledge that different people make different contributions.



Understand our client’s business.


Be sensitive to our client’s needs.


Have committed and dedicated staff at our client’s disposal.


Focus on timeous and successful delivery.


Be cost sensitive.


Blakes Maphanga services a diverse client base. Our major clients include banking institutions as well as corporate, commercial and industrial entities.

Our professional staff have a wealth of experience in a number of different areas including but not limited to property law, banking law, debt collections, commercial law, constitutional, family law and RAF/ Third Party Claims. Blakes Maphanga has also amassed considerable expertise in dealing with various regulatory bodies, government departments, parastatals and major South African organisations, including local financial institutions, investment banks, local and international organisations. 

Blakes Maphanga has a dedicated team specialising in debt collection and represents banking institutions, commercial entities and individuals.

Blakes Maphanga’s debt collection department has a fully functional call centre to provide access to soft collections as well as professional staff with a wealth of experience in legal collections. The debt collection department deals with both normal collections and National Credit Act collections at both an individual and large scale basis.