Welcome to J Leslie Smith & Company Inc.

J Leslie Smith & Company has a proud history of being a leading law firm servicing clients in Pietermaritzburg and throughout South Africa since 1921.

Our dedicated and committed team of attorneys, conveyancers and notaries public are leaders in their respective fields and are constantly in touch with recent developments in the law. We seek to maintain our long-standing relationships with clients, which have been built over the years through excellent service, by consistently updating our practice and knowledge. With an established history and a dynamic team of professionals and staff, we are able to draw from experience and then forge the way forward.

We are a law firm with old world values and ethics but are constantly striving to expand and move forward, at all times developing a culture of client satisfaction

We are a BEE Level 2 certified supplier. Please click here to download our BEE certificate.


J Leslie Smith & Co Inc responded to Reach Out's appeal for blankets by donating a large number blankets to their blanket campaign. The handover of blankets to Melanie from Reachout took place before the chilly weather set in so people could benefit and
Land Claims
With the re-opening of the land claim process in terms of the Restitution of Land Rights Act; the period for lodging land claims has been re-opened for a further five years until 30 June 2019.
67 Minutes – Mandela Day
Why only on this one day should we do something for 67 minutes when in fact we could make this a monthly event? The ladies, and gentlemen who wish to join in, get together on the last Friday of the month and during lunch hour sit in the boardroom and cr