Comninos was founded by John Comninos and Evy Michalopoulos in 2006 with the clear goal of building a world-class law firm singularly focused on serving the needs of clients.

For us it’s about the client always!

Our firm is well-positioned to meet the diverse demands of clients both global and local. 


Our Attorneys and Associates have substantial “Big Law” experience, and have practiced law at the highest levels throughout their careers.


Since our beginnings we have delivered focused and responsive world-class Litigation, Commercial law, Criminal law and Family law services, tailored by industry and personalized to each clients needs.


We are committed to excellence believing that integrity and honesty helps build life-long relationships with our clients.


It is the combination of those attributes, not each one individually, and how they come together which makes Comninos Law what it is, who we are and what we stand for.


We are recognized as leaders in law, adding value to our clients’ businesses through collaboration and teamwork.


Our many of years of experience coupled with innovative thinking and business-focused problem solving allows us to reach the best solutions for our clients at the most cost-effective price.


"Choosing a few words to connect with anyone emotionally will prove to be close to impossible when it comes to communicating the level of integrity and compassion I receive as a client of John and Evy." 



Graduating with  B. Proc degree from the University of South Africa is 1997 John went on to be admitted as an Attorney of the High Court in 1999. 

John specialises in Commercial Law with a strong Litigation, Family Law and Criminal Law practice.

John has had a vast amount of experience in the business world having owned and run a number of retail sites in AAA locations  for international brands in South Africa.

John is an extremely strong communicator, with excellent people skills. His compassion in and out of the courtroom ensures that his clients are clients for life.

Email: john@comninoslaw.co.za

Cell :    072 899 8596



Evy launched the practice with John in 2006 and qualified with a Para-Legal diploma from Intec-college with distinction.


Together they make a formidable team.

Evy is an extremely strong administrator and tactician and her kindness and empathy does not go unnoticed.

Evy has had tremendous experience in the business world having owned and run family businesses most of her life. 


Evy is involved in all client matters with John from the taking of instructions to the winning of cases in court.


Evy also sits on the board of Trustees for a body corporate as Chairlady and currently holds the position of CEO for THE MACHI FILOTIMO CANCER PROJECT a charity that she started in 2019 in honour of her late mother who tragically passed away from cancer.

Email: evy@comninoslaw.co.za

Cell:   076 719 8358


We are very proud to be associated with


 A project aimed at creating awareness to cancer.

For more information please contact: evy@filotimo.org.za

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