Our Services

Creative problem solving with your business’ best interests in mind

Corporate & Commercial Law

We strive to provide quick, effective and practical solutions to your corporate and commercial needs and advise on and draft a wide variety of contracts to assist our clients in achieving desired business and commercial outcomes.

Our services include:

 

  • Advice on and Drafting of Commercial Agreements
  • Building, Construction and Engineering Agreements and Disputes
  • Carriage and International Trade
  • All aspects of Company Law and the Companies Act
  • Competition Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Consortiums, Joint Ventures and Partnerships
  • Corporate Structuring and Restructuring
    Copyright and Passing off
  • Clearing and Forwarding and cross border trade
  • Customs and Excise related matters
  • Finance and related transactions
  • Formation of Companies and Trusts
  • Intellectual property, patents and trademarks
  • Trade and Bridging Finance
    Securities

Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution

It is a well-known fact that the wheels of justice turn slowly. Traditional litigation tends to be time-consuming, frustrating and expensive. Fortunately, there are alternative means to resolve disputes which are quicker, less frustrating and often cheaper. Most disputes are, provided that the parties to such dispute agree thereto, resolvable through alternative means like mediation or arbitration. We can assist you in this regard.

Our services include:

 

  • Assisting with and advice on all aspects relating to alternative dispute resolutions
  • Declaration of disputes and referral of disputes to mediation and arbitration
  • Drafting of alternative dispute resolution clauses in agreements
  • Drafting of arbitrations agreements
  • Managing the mediation and/or arbitration process
  • Representing you at the arbitration

High Court & Magistrates Court Litigation

Sometimes it is necessary to either institute legal action against another party or parties or to defend an action instituted against you. We can assist you with your litigation needs in a wide variety of forums including the Magistrate’s Court, High Court, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

Our litigation services include assistance with a wide variety of claims, including:

 

  • Building, construction and engineering disputes
  • Commercial and contractual disputes
  • Consumer protection and product liability related matters
  • Copyright and trade mark litigation
  • Defamation and Media Law
  • Recoveries, repossessions and foreclosures
  • Insurance
  • Landlord and Tenant

Insolvency, Business Rescue & Business Restructuring

Unfortunately, in business, things do not always work according to plan. It may sometimes become necessary to take drastic measures either in an attempt to rescue your company or close corporation either through business rescue or restructuring or to wind it up in an attempt to cut your losses and maximise creditor’s returns.

Our services include:

 

  • Advice on and relating to liquidations, sequestrations, business rescue, compromises and restructuring
  • Applications for liquidation, sequestration and business rescue
  • Assist with preparation and filing of business rescue resolutions and related documents
  • Assist with preparation and lodgment of claims with liquidators
  • Assist and advice on creditors’ claims and securities
  • Attending of creditors meetings
  • Debt restructuring
  • Director’s duties and liabilities
  • General liaison with liquidators and business rescue practitioners
  • Insolvency enquiries
  • Perfection of securities

Correspondent Work

  • Issuing of documents and delivery to relevant Sheriff for service – same day & normal
  • Issuing of Action and Application matters
  • Drawing of Court files
  • Taking receipt and filing of pleadings and affidavits
  • Drafting of filing sheets and all ancillary documents
  • Attending to Court appearances on behalf of the instructing Attorney
  • Attending to Maintenance and Sec 65 appearances
  • Attending to index and pagination
  • Attending to Pre-Trial conference at Court on behalf of the instructing Attorney
  • Attending to Court to follow up on lodged Default Judgments
  • Attending to Court to apply for Trial or Motion Court Dates