Guthrie • Colananni Attorneys is a dynamically managed firm that offers a wide spectrum of cost effective legal services. The company is a medium sized, progressive firm, managed by Craig Guthrie & Lara Colananni. Craig is an astute 4th generation attorney in the Guthrie family and Lara is a dynamic attorney who loves a challenge.

The Guthrie family has made a significant contribution to the practice of law in the Cape for 116 years. In the legal fraternity the name Guthrie is synonymous with integrity, reliability, and professionalism.

In 1894 Francis Alexander Charles Guthrie was admitted as an attorney and founded the firm Guthrie & Theron in Hermanus and Caledon. You will see the firm operating in the Hermanus Main Road and surrounding towns. Craig Guthrie and Lara Colananni attribute the firm’s longevity to the consistent delivery of good legal advice and client focused service.


Our mission
is to maintain our standards of excellence and personal care. These are the attributes that are the cornerstone of our reputation. We will continue to deliver professional legal services with integrity, prudence and humility.


Our Vision

  • To provide an excellent standard of service and remain cost effective.
  • Conduct the affairs of our clients with a sense of purpose and integrity at all times.
  • Provide legal services with an unwavering commitment to quality and relevance.
  • Always anticipate and adapt to change in the market and the society in which we practice.
  • Recruit and train our professional and support staff with a commitment to being broadly representative of the South African population.