Alternative Dispute Resolutions

Alternative dispute resolution is wildly popular as it is a cheaper and faster manner in which to resolve disputes. This entails an array of dispute resolution processes and techniques that act as a means for disagreeing parties to come to an agreement and or solution.

Collections & Recoveries

This involves trying to recoup money that has gone unpaid by enlisting our professional legal services. The debt can be recovered in the pre-legal phase or legal phase both of which we offer. The pre-legal phase is at no cost to you and the legal phase involves costs payable upfront by you.

Commercial Litigation

This entails virtually every type of dispute that can arise in the business context. Examples of such includes including breach of contract, shareholders issues and disputes, partnership and joint venture issues, breach of fiduciary duty allegations and similar.

Liquidations

Liquidation is a legal process of bringing a business to an end. This is done by distributing its assets to the creditors. It is an event that usually occurs when a company is insolvent, meaning it cannot pay its obligations when they are due. However, it can occur when a company is solvent if certain criteria are met.

Estate Administration

Estate administration is the management of an estate. This is done by way of collecting and distributing the remainder of the property to the heirs and ensuring that the debts and taxes have been paid.

Trust Administration

Trust administration is the management of the trust property in terms of the provisions set down in the trust deed for the benefit of the beneficiaries. This entails various administrative and compliance related tasks.

Curatorship

Curatorship is when a person is appointed to act on behalf of an individual and administer his or her estate, an application for curatorship can be made in one of two ways: a curatorship application to the High Court or an application to the Master of the High Court.

Evictions & Land Matters

Evictions happen when a person is legally forced to leave the property they are staying on by means of a court order. Alternatively a person can be unlawfully evicted from a property. In both occurrences we act for landlords/owners and or tenants/occupiers of land.
Land matters entail all land related issues such as claiming of land, issues against local municipalities, development and similar.

Drafting Of Contracts

A written contract is legally binding document and agreement. Drafting a contract is the act of writing out the terms and details of the agreement between the parties for the purposes of outlining the each party’s legal obligations and rights. It makes for clear understanding and records each party’s intentions.

Inquiries

Inquiries are popular as it allows a party to obtain further information before making a decision to follow the legal process. Legislation has made provision for certain enquiries such as insolvency and company law enquiries.

Investigations

Investigations are predominately conducted through interview people, considering the evidence and making new findings. This could be a useful tool in matters before court, before legal proceedings has commenced, to empower yourself with more information for consideration and similar.

Hearings

Hearings are may be conducted and heard before a decision-making body, chairperson, officer and similar. A hearing is generally distinguished from a trial in that it is usually shorter and often less formal. It is popular with disciplinary hearings, enquiries in terms of the Companies Act, Insolvency Act and similar.

Personal Injury

Personal injury claims are when claimants sue for damages for pain and suffering. This could be against any wrongdoer even if the wrongdoer is a state owned entity such as the Road Accident Fund, PRASA and similar.

Third Party Claims

A third party claim refers to a claim made by a defendant wherein a third party such as an insurer for example is joined because it had to perform a related duty to the original action.

Property Law & Conveyancing

Conveyancing is the legal process used to transfer ownership of land and the registration of personal rights thereon. Property law and conveyancing ensures that the owners’ rights are legally protected in these type of transactions by making sure all legal obligations have been meet.

Sequestrations

Sequestration is an application to court for the removal of possessions of the owner for the benefit of his/her creditors and or state. If you are over indebted this could be an option for you.

Constitutional Court Challenges

The Constitutional Court is the highest court in our land. Its judgments sets aside all other court’s judgments. If you have lost a matter in the court of appeal or want to approach this court directly come and see us. In these instances we offer an obligation free consultation. Our fees are reasonable and we have tread this path comfortably for our clients.

Human Rights Litigation

These are matters that speaks to the heart of society. It gives a voice to the individual and or group and or community that is not being heard and basic human rights (which we all possess) are being entrenched. In these instances we offer an obligation free consultation. Our fees are reasonable and we have tread this path comfortably for our clients.