The relationship between services, progression and overall economic growth has become much stronger over the last few decades. That’s why, driven by our purpose of liberating our economy through service excellence, we aim to enable our clients to prosper and subsequently our country to flourish.

Our ability to integrate advice into practical business solutions facilitates both local and cross-border transactions and speaks to the dynamic nature of our approach. An intuitive understanding of South African markets also enable us to provide business solutions in the majority of the business law specialties.

We are, however, specialists not generalists and provide business law solutions in the following four corporate and commercial law disciplines:

Business Transactions

Whether you are buying, selling, starting or investing in a company, how that business transaction is structured has implications in both the short term and the long term. We advise our clients in the structuring of their business transactions to minimise risks and maximise returns.

The following are some of the business transactions in which we provide advice:

General corporate law advice
Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment advice
Betting and gaming
Private equity investments

Business Agreements

Business is dominated by written agreements between customers, suppliers, distributors, resellers, and retailers. Through drafting and vetting of business agreements, we use our expertise to avoid uncertainty by creating a legal framework for implementation of business transactions and regulation of relationships between contracting parties.

The following are some of the business and commercial agreements in which we provide advice:

Outsourcing agreements
Tender documents (Request for Proposals and Request for Applications)
Advertising and marketing agreements
Agency and distribution agreements

Business Dispute Resolutions

As business transaction enablers, we work with clients to negotiate and amicably resolve business issues and potential disputes. Unfortunately, amicable resolution of business issues or potential disputes is not always possible or preferred by clients, in those circumstances, we use our corporate and commercial law knowledge and expertise to assist our clients in protecting their rights through the South African dispute resolution channels.

The following are some of the areas in which we provide advice:

Insurance issues
Corporate fraud
Property litigation
Procurement challenges

Commercial Property

A business transaction can be driven by real estate or real estate can simply be an aspect of a business transaction. In either event, we are able to assist our clients.

The following are some of the business transactions in which we provide advice:

Corporate real estate
Acquisitions and disposals of properties
Portfolio management
Landlord and tenant