Adam and Ruben Pillay, friends and colleagues,
are partners with strong interpersonal and communication
skills coupled with a passion for the Law. This philosophy
has been carried over into the practice where loyalty and
long-term relationships with clients are promoted.
Adam Schooled at Springs Secondary School situated in Springs,
Mpumalanga from 1991-1994.
University of South Africa - a Bachelor of Laws with a Cum
laude, the award for the best final Year Law student and
a gold medal from the Gauteng Law Society 2006/2007;
Academy of Learning - a Computer and Bookkeeping Diploma
Adila Adam completed her articles of clerkship
with Naidoo and Company Inc situated in Durban. She attended
the School for Legal Practice, endorsed by the Law Society
of South Africa, in 2007, receiving awards as the highest
Drafting of Contracts
Distinctions and top achiever in every course offered by
Top student award for the course Professional Conduct for
obtaining a 100%
Most outstanding student in the course Legal Practice (University
of South Africa)
Work experience includes:
Legal and litigation consultant - Liquidations
Administration of Deceased Estates
Drafting of contracts and wills
Registration of Trust and Companies
Adila Adam is admitted and a practising attorney on the
roll of attorneys with the Law Society of KwaZulu-Natal
with the right of appearance in the High Court.
in 1992 from Gandhi Desai Secondary in Durban.
Completed a Bachelor of commerce degree from
the University of Natal Durban in 1996 with majors in Business
Economics and Business Administration.
Completed a Bachelor of Law degree from UNISA and attended
the school of Practical Legal Training where he received
several awards which included the awards for the highest
marks in Constitutional Litigation, Forms of Business Enterprise
as well as receiving the Outstanding Performance Award.
Mr Pillay started his corporate career at J.P.Morgan Securities
in the Finance and Middle Office departments at their Johannesburg
offices during their re-entry into the South African Market.
He then moved into the food, hospitality and gaming industry
as a franchisee and later as a franchisor and has spent
the last 15 years actively involved in all aspects of this
He is currently a partner at G.A.P Attorneys where he specializes
in Labour, Property and Commercial Law with specific emphasis
on the food,hospitality, gaming and property sectors.
in 2002 from Merebank Secondary School in Durban.
Tharina completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the
University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College) in 2006 with
majors in Business Management and Legal Studies. Thereafter
she went on to complete a Bachelor of Law degree from University
of KwaZulu-Natal in 2009 and successfully completed Practical
Legal Training where she received an award for Outstanding
Tharina started her career at Eversheds in Johannesburg
as a student serving a vacation period. She then went on
to serve articles at a Leon Pillay and Associates in Durban.
She was admitted to the roll of attorneys in June 2014.
Tharina joined G.A.P ATTORNEYS
in May 2015 as a Professional Assistant and currently assists
in Commercial, Property and Trust Registration matters.