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The joining of two forces to create Dolata Clement & Co.

JJB Attorneys headed up by Jessica-Jayde Dolata, and MC Attorneys headed up by Maxine Clement, have joined forces to establish a new law firm in South Africa:

Dolata Clement & Co.

The joining of these two forces involves a strategic reorganisation and consolidation of both firms and is aimed at creating a leading litigation and legal powerhouse in Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa.

The key aspects of the join include:

  1. Purpose and Objectives

The primary purpose of the JJB Attorneys and MC Attorneys synergy is to create a union that enhances the scope and quality of legal services offered to their clients. By combining their respective areas of expertise, the firms seek to establish Dolata Clement & Co. as a preeminent legal destination capable of addressing a wide array of legal needs with precision and proficiency.

The overarching objective is to provide clients with comprehensive, top-tier representation across multiple practice areas while fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and client satisfaction.

  1. Structural Reorganisation

The joining of the two forces involves a meticulous structural reorganisation aimed at streamlining operations, optimising resources, and maximising efficiency. This includes integrating personnel, systems, and processes from both firms to create a cohesive and unified organisational framework. Through careful planning and execution, Dolata Clement & Co. seeks to minimise disruptions while capitalising on the strengths and capabilities of each individual component.

The result is a seamlessly integrated entity poised for sustained growth and success in the legal marketplace.

  1. New Specialised Legal Services

Dolata Clement & Co. expands its predecessors service offerings to encompass a comprehensive range of specialized legal services. Drawing on the combined expertise of JJB Attorneys and MC Attorneys, the firm is uniquely positioned to provide tailored solutions in areas such as Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Law, Family Law, Labor law, and Deceased estates.

This expanded portfolio of services reflects the firm’s commitment to meeting the diverse needs of its clients with excellence and proficiency.

  1. Client Focussed Approach

At the heart of Dolata Clement & Co.’s ethos is a steadfast commitment to client-centric service. The firm places a premium on building strong, lasting relationships with clients based on trust, transparency, and responsiveness. By adopting a collaborative and communicative approach, the firm ensures that clients are actively engaged in the legal process and empowered to make informed decisions. Furthermore, Dolata Clement & Co. is dedicated to delivering personalised solutions that are tailored to each client’s unique circumstances, objectives, and concerns.

  1. Timeline and Approvals 

Expected Closure: The finalisation of each respective firm is expected to be at the end of May 2024, with Dolata Clement & Co. officially commencing operations as the clients’ firm of choice from April 2024. This is dependent on the individual operational and closure requirements of each respective firm and the exact timeline will be communicated to all of their respective clients.


In conclusion, the joining of the two forces, JJB Attorneys and MC Attorneys, to form Dolata Clement & Co. represents a significant milestone in the evolution of both firms.

By joining forces, the partners aim to create a legal powerhouse that not only meets but exceeds the expectations of its clients. With a shared commitment to excellence, innovation, and client satisfaction, Dolata Clement & Co. is poised to make a lasting impact in the legal landscape of South Africa and beyond.

We can’t wait to begin this journey together, emboldened by our shared vision and fortified by the collective expertise of our team.

Yours in legal,

Jessica-Jayde Dolata & Maxine Clement

Dolata Clement & Co.

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