Our values

At Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, our corporate culture is founded on our values. These values guide our behaviour amongst our employees, clients and communities.


Aligning what we say with what we do


Dedicating our best to our work, our clients and each other


Safeguarding our culture, championing our people and claiming ownership of all that we do

Client Satisfaction

Honouring that ours is a profession of service to our clients


Recognising that, together, we are at our strongest

Personal Fulfillment

Aligning what we say with what we do


Placing the value and worth of each of our fellow employees as paramount


Holding ourselves and our work to the highest standards


Acknowledging our country's past and protecting and promoting the diversity of our lawyers as a powerful diferentiator


As a truly South African law firm, we strongly believe in transformation. We want to be a part of brining positive change to the legal profession in South Africa. We aspire to be a firm:


Whose partners and professional and support employees are representative of the racial, gender, cultural and religious diversity of the people of South Africa


Where men and women at all levels within the firm enjoy equal opportunities and treatment in relation to access to work, recruitment, promotion and remuneration


That creates a working environment that is sensitive to the particular challenges faced by previously marginalised groups such as women and black people.