Phatshoane Henney Group is the largest association of independent law
firms in South Africa. The group, currently comprising of nearly 50 law firms
with more than 60 offices in 9 provinces and over 500 professionals, continues to
grow year-on-year and expand its presence to major centres across South
The Group was founded by Bloemfontein firm Phatshoane Henney inc. in
response to an identified need of law firms to strategically position
themselves for the future and access the economies of scale of a
national group with national visibility and brand awareness. Membership
provides firms with a range of benefits ranging from vital support
services, marketing infrastructure and strategic partnerships that
create value, cost savings and business opportunities for firms.
Group firms are each dynamic and prominent law firms in their respective
regions and subscribe to the group values of caring, innovation, expertise, standards and transformation. The Group brand has grown strongly since its establishment and has
obtained recognition as a leading brand in the legal profession. The Group brand
is a complimentary brand to that of individual firms and strengthens
the firm brand by adding differentiation and referencing the value and
quality components of the group and the cascading benefits it holds for
clients serviced by Group firms.
Group members pool their resources and expertise to foster a national
service directory and network of firms and professionals that can assist
clients across South Africa, in addition to providing opportunities for
candidate attorneys and professionals to work at firms in most major
Although not contractually required of any firm, strong relationships
and referral networks are naturally fomented between member firms,
providing additional benefit to member firms.
The Group addresses the strategic need of firms to transform, increase their firm visibility and differentiation in their
respective regions and nationally, access high-quality support services,
enhance negotiating power with financial institutions, leverage cost
reductions and position themselves strategically for growth.
For more information on the Phatshoane Henney Group, its values,
membership structure, partnerships and more, please visit the group
website at www.phfirms.co.za.
T: +27 51 400 4173
F: +27 51 400 4161 / 4199