DM5 is committed to excellence in the practice of law while maintaining the highest ethical standards, diversity and individuality of its lawyers. We are a dynamic and energetic law firm that operates in a creative and innovative manner, ensuring maximum and sustainable commercial benefit for our clients.

Our philosophy and operations are built around our clients' demands and requirements. Our reputation is built on the wide range of commercial legal services that we render through our team of highly specialised directors, complimented and supported by skilled associates. Our experience is evidenced in the various transactions that we have advised on since our incorporation.

We currently have offices in Johannesburg & Cape Town

Our Vision

In today’s world of social consciousness and transformative change, our vision is clear – to provide our clients with value-added and impactful solutions suited to the modern economy and an inter-connected world.

Our Mission

Combining our time-honoured tradition of delivering excellent service and a bold and dynamic vision for the future of legal practice, our mission is to deliver strategic and innovative legal and business solutions to our clients, wherever their business takes them.

Our culture is collaborative, inclusive, entrepreneurial and committed to the pursuit of excellence – today, tomorrow and in the decade to come.



Our values are reflected in our work, both in the ways we communicate internally with each other and externally with those in our ecosystem.