JAN ELLIS ATTORNEYS, (established in 1991 under the name and style of ELLIS, NAUDE & GOUWS ATTORNEYS) situated in Potchefstroom, North West, and provides a wide range of legal, management and labour services to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of clients in a rapidly changing socio-political, economical and legal environment. 

The firm consists of, inter alia, several specialized departments and our professional staff is committed to bring about the best possible results for our clients. We also have further access to a comprehensive network of experts and professionals, including advocates, doctors, actuaries, auditors, etc.

We provide services to a wide range of clients, inter alia corporate and private clients. We are equipped to litigate in the Constitutional Court, Supreme Court, High Court, Regional Court and Magistrate’s Court. We believe that there is no matter too big or small for our expertise. We are readily accessible to any client who wish to make use of our services.

This well-established firm has an excellent record and is spearheaded by highly qualified and experienced attorneys and staff members, and has provided impeccable service to our various corporate and private clients and has become a formidable force in most  fields of law. We focus on providing high quality and aggressive, but fair, legal representation.

Our civil litigation services are of the highest quality and are client-centric focused and geared for rapid action and response. The firm resolves complex litigation maters on an effective and professional basis.

The firm furthermore offers through its experienced and specialised criminal litigation department, the expertise to assist their clients with their specific legal needs. Our criminal litigation department includes 24/7 availability and bail applications.

Our commercial & contracts department concentrates on the latest developments in law and ensure that all contracts are compliant with the relevant litigation and specific needs of the client.

Jan Ellis Attorney’s is also available for correspondence work with other law firms.


We pledge exceptional quality legal services. Our clients and their needs is our priority. We have a specialized team of professionals that understands your needs. Our firm is based on our commitment to clear client communication and cost-effective billing practices.

We believe in the foundation of integrity and trust. We take attorney-client relationships serious. We strive to serve the community and our clients to the best of our ability and to maintain and enhance the prestige, status and dignity of the legal profession, ensuring that justice is served.

Through execution of our firm’s philosophy are the goals of our clients achieved. We are committed in achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.

We see it as a privilege to be entrusted.