COMMERCIAL & CORPORATE LAW

We have over the years acquired a wealth of experience in Corporate and Commercial Law which includes drafting commercial agreements in mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, and outsourcing; advising shareholders on structuring BEE transactions and their shareholders agreements; conducting due diligence investigations; drafting various community and workers trusts and providing legal opinions on Corporate and Commercial Law related transactions.

REGULATORY & GOVERNANCE ADVISORY SERVICES

South Africa’s legal and regulatory framework is constantly changing to deal with challenges in the post-apartheid era, as a third world economy and living up to the dictates of being a constitutional state. These changes create policy instability and challenges in the compliance and governance of many institutions requiring legal interpretation and clarity. Our diverse experience in public sector law matters means that we are regularly called upon to draft expert opinions for our clients on points of law.

LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

From the enforcement of rights and duties of a contractual nature, to the recovery of or compensation of damages from a business perspective, as well as lending sound legal advice throughout the litigation process, our litigation team stands by their clients. Our field of expertise includes,
inter alia:
  • Specialised Litigation: Personal Injuries and Motor-vehicle Accident Claims
  • Specialised Litigation: Debt Collection & Legal Recoveries
  • General Litigation

EMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAW

Employment Law seeks to balance between the rights and responsibilities of both employer and employees. We are experts in helping to achieve both increased productivity and enhanced workforce wellbeing with the optimum outcome being a win-win situation. We have provided advisory services on disputes arising from, inter alia, insubordination, mal-performance of employment duties and other instances of breach of contract.

PERSONAL INJURIES & MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT CLAIMS

Our team has a long history of dealing with Personal Injury from claimant’s and defendant’s perspective. Our specialist lawyers in this department have a combined experience of more than 30 years in dealing with personal injury claims. Our lawyers have excellent investigative skills and are extremely resourceful in locating witnesses and documentation required to establish and pursue claims. We have also conducted several investigations in all provinces as part of the assessment of foreign nationals’ claims.

ESTATE PLANNING & ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

Our wide range of trust and estate services includes:
  • Estate planning.
  • Antenuptial contracts.
  • Formation and registration of inter vivos trusts.
  • Wills.
  • Testamentary trusts.
  • Estate administration.
  • Trust governance and administration.
  • Contentious estates.
  • Curatorship applications and administration.

CORPORATE ASSET RECOVERIES AND DEBT COLLECTION

A healthy cash flow is the life blood of a business. Delayed, poor or non-payment can result in business failure and destroy a business quicker than any other cause. Taking timeous and decisive action against recalcitrant debtors is no more than prudent practice. While this is often handled in house, the assistance Attorneys trained and skilled in the legal aspects of Debt Collection, Liquidation and Insolvency is a vital adjunct to the process.

COMPETITION LAW

We have over the years acquired a wealth of experience in Corporate and Commercial Law which includes drafting commercial agreements in mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, and outsourcing; advising shareholders on structuring BEE transactions and their shareholders agreements; conducting due diligence investigations; drafting various community and workers trusts and providing legal opinions on Corporate and Commercial Law related transactions.