Our Expertise/

Corporate and commercial law and tax and litigation/

The Commercial Department has extensive experience in all aspects of Commercial Law and Business Law both in South Africa and internationally.

Our Commercial Department prides itself on attention to detail and the team is meticulous in the practice of law./

The Department is trusted by our clients to provide them with the right legal solution, whatever their matter might be. Partnering with innovative businesses worldwide, our skilled team understands the legal requirements behind business activities, with a pro-active approach to keeping businesses in line with the ever-changing developments in applicable legislation and regulations. We serve a wide range of major clients and listed companies across South Africa and internationally.

The Department delivers a full spectrum of corporate and commercial services, including:

Commercial law

Covering contract law, consumer protection law, franchising, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and empowerment transactions

Commercial and civil litigation

High level Contractual, Commercial, Company Law and Income Tax litigation (director and fiduciary duties and business crimes).

Sports law and sports-player agency

Matters pertaining to trainers, jockeys and owners in the horse racing industry

Media and entertainment law

  • Intellectual property law including prosecution and litigation
  • Social Media Law
  • The establishment and negotiation of local and international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions

Occupational health and safety law

The implementation of the Occupational Heath and Safety and Mine Health and Safety Acts, the drafting of implementation manuals and assisting in accident inquires and attending to legal appointments required by these Acts.

South African and International Income Tax Law

SA and International Commercial, Income Tax Law

Competition/Anti-Trust Law

Civil litigation

Debt collection

Mediation and Arbitration

Dispute resolution

Company Secretarial Services

Assistance to clients in the implementation of procedures for the holding of Board and Shareholders’ meetings; drafting of resolutions and management of approval frameworks.