Practice Areas

1.    LEGAL ADVISORY CAPABILITIES

Our core expertise is in the following fields:-

Banking and Finance Law

Head: OM Motaung & Tshepo Rapetswa

Payment systems, Financial Compliance, Project finance, Corporate Finance, Negotiating and Drafting of various loan facilities including but not limited to Syndicated and Security Agreements, advice on Collective Investment Schemes.

Corporate and Commercial Law

Head: OM Motaung & Natalia Perreira

Drafting of various Agreements, Incorporation of Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions; Deal Structuring and Documentation; Due Diligence investigations; Joint Venture structuring; Statutory Compliance, BEE transactions.

Property Law

Cynthia Malebye Assisted by Ellen Smith (Cape Town)

Conveyancing (Transfer and bond registrations), Consolidations, Sub divisions, Township Establishment, Sectional Title Schemes, Property Tax, Drafting of Sale Agreements, all Notorial work including Servitudes, Exclusive Usage, Prospecting Rights, Mineral Rights, Long Term Leases, expropriations as well as providing advise on all property related matters. 

Construction Law

Head: Oupa Motaung and Cynthia Malebye

Drafting and negotiating all forms of contractual (FIDIC, NEC, JBC) including security bonds; professional appointments, advices on insurance and coverage; advices on the impact of environmental legislation; advices on legal aspects of contract, dispute resolution and litigation.

Regulatory Work

Head: OM Motaung assisted by Carol Gura

Legislative compliance and monitoring, Consumer Protection Act, Competition Related Legislation & Policies matters, Merger Control, Prohibited Practices, Corporate Leniency Policy, Confidentiality, Penalties, Fees Payable to the Competition Commission and Compliance Issues.

Litigation

Head: Basanda Mtembu assisted by Thabang Tawana, Du Plessis and Tshepo Moyaga
 
Civil and commercial litigation both in the High and Magistrate Courts and all ancillary matters including Foreclosures, Liquidations, Sequestrations, Schemes of arrangements and judicial managements, Corporate recoveries and turn around strategies.

Employment Law

Head: Stephen Tawana assisted by Tshepo Moyaga

Managing CCMA disputes and arbitration and Labour Court, Drafting recognition and collective bargaining agreements, Protected whistleblower disputes and litigation, Unfair discrimination disputes including promotion and appointment disputes,  Due diligence exercises (HR).

Intellectual Property

Head: Natalia Pereira

Designs registration, prosecution and litigation in South Africa and abroad; (making use of associated firm), Domain name registrations and Domain Name Dispute Resolution; Patents registrations, prosecution and litigation in South African and abroad; (making use of associated firms),Trade marks, registration and prosecution in South Africa and abroad, Filing Trade Marks including advising classes and specifications in South Africa & Internationally, IP Portfolio Management,-Reviewing all trade marks and identifying trade marks,-Identifying countries of interest and cost effective ways of protecting internationally through use of regional systems and -Securing domain names both country level and top level

Environmental Law

Head: Natalia Pereira
Assisted by Carol Gura and Cynthia Malebye

Advice on EIAs, environmental aspects of the Development Facilitation Act requirements and representation at hearings, the drafting and review of appeals and representation at hearings, Assistance with public participation related matters, Litigation which may flow from authorization processes.

Tax Law

Head: Oupa Motaung  
Dispute resolution

Assisting and advising on tax  audits, investigations and attending to queries, Advising on the powers of tax and ensuring that taxpayers’ rights are upheld, Drafting notices of objection and lodging of appeals, where necessary and managing tax litigation, Settling disputes with tax utilising alternative dispute resolution and other available processes.

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