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Barnard & Patel Inc

Barnard and Patel Inc operate within the Pretoria, Johannesburg, Limpopo and Mpumalanga Jurisdictions.

Although we are growing at a rapid pace, we do not intend to expand our geographic structure until we are confident that we are able to provide 100% client satisfaction.

To do this, we create value-added relationships by delivering efficient and personalised services that exceed our clients’ expectations. We maintain excellence in all that we do, offering clients the sophistication and professionalism that increases productivity, reduces costs and promotes the firm’s reputation for excellence.

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Our Firm’s Overriding Vision

To be recognized as an emerging leader in the profession of legal services
by inspiring confidence and creating sustainable value for all our stakeholders.

Our Major Objectives

Create value-added relationships by delivering efficient and personalised services that exceed our clients’ expectations.

Create a challenging but rewarding work environment that provide opportunities for professional growth for those who demonstrate a commitment to the firm’s vision.

Maintain excellence in all that we do, with sophistication and professionalism that increase productivity, reduces costs and promotes the firm’s reputation for excellence.

Relationship with Clients

Barnard and Patel Inc currently acts on behalf of many reputable clients. We strive to create mutually beneficial relationships between ourselves and our clients.

Barnard and Patel Inc shares a good relationship with all its clients and employees and strives to extend the relationships with them.

Furthermore, we currently have our business and trust accounts with all four major banks. Barnard and Patel Inc intends on working together with our clients – whereby our mandate is completed in the most expeditious and cost-effective manner with an emphasis on the bottom line.

Level of Professional Indemnity Insurance Held By Us

Barnard and Patel Inc has Professional Indemnity Insurance of R10 000 000.00 on each and every claim with Shackleton COD.

Efforts Taken By Our Firm To Manage Its Environmental Impacts

Barnard and Patel Inc subscribe to the principle of sustainability through environment-friendly practices. To this end, we have implemented environmental awareness initiatives internally. All old ink toners are handed over for recycling. All recyclables are collected every two weeks from our offices by a vendor contracted to us by HBE.

Detail of Steps Taken Towards Employment Equity and Black Economic Empowerment

Barnard and Patel Inc subscribes to the principles for BBBEE.

This is evident in the firm’s shareholding:

  • Yusuf Patel 51 %
  • Danie Barnard 24.5 %
  • Barend Du Plessis 24.5 %

Furthermore, our recruitment policies have been geared towards the recognition and empowerment of black trainees and professionals. We have also attempted to improve the success of BEE vendors through the procurement of their services.

Willingness to Partner in Transactions with BEE Law Firms

Barnard and Patel Inc are willing to partner in transactions with other BEE Law firms. All of our relationships with other BEE firms have been informal, with work being shared according to jurisdiction and work being referred according to placements on banks or other panels.


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