Welcome to Bax Kaplan Russell Incorporated – Your Top Choice for Legal Excellence in South Africa! Established on March 1, 2015, through the merger of South Africa’s esteemed legal firms, Bax Kaplan Incorporated and Russell Incorporated, our firm is the go-to destination for premier legal services.

Our Commitment to Excellence:

At Bax Kaplan Russell Inc., we’re more than just legal experts; we’re your dedicated partners in navigating the complexities of law. With a history dating back to 1955, our firm has consistently delivered top-tier legal services, earning the trust of clients locally, nationally, and internationally.

Rich Histories, Reliable Expertise:

Delve into our rich histories – Russell Incorporated, founded in 1955, and Bax Kaplan Incorporated, established in 2004. With roots tracing back to 1880, our firms have evolved and merged, consistently upholding a commitment to legal excellence, making us your reliable choice for all legal needs.

Our Commitment to Excellence:

Our priority is simple: effective and practical legal advice tailored to your needs. We take pride in nurturing professional relationships and continuously expanding our expertise. Count on us to stay at the forefront of legal services in East London, offering a comprehensive range to address every client’s unique requirements.


Our dynamic team of approximately 50 professionals, para-legal, and administrative staff, led by directors Bridgette Diane Beetge – Magnus, Bradley Rowan Sparg and Johan Christiaan Heunis (Tiaan), is here to add significant value to your business. Whether it’s drafting Memoranda of Incorporation or navigating commercial disputes, our team has the skills and expertise you can trust.