Introcuction & Background
JHS Attorneys was founded in March 2015 upon the 15th anniversary of the admission of Mr Stephens into the legal profession and upon the solid foundation of the partnership of Marais Stephens Attorneys (where the writer had practised in partnership with Mr Eugene Lukas Marais.
Mr Stephens (BCom; LLB (Rand)) was admitted as an attorney of the High Court on 9 March 2000 and has a wealth of experience in the law of insolvency, the law of property, commercial law and commercial litigation, family law, labour law, criminal and personal injury law.
JHS Attorneys was founded against the following background:
A profession generally considered to be oversubscribed and of declining standards and acumen;
Competitors and peers who are not necessary solution driven but rather fee orientated; and
The splintering of the profession into macro v micro law firm.