PROPERTY LAW

 

The Property Law Department handles all matters relating to property that are not conveyancing or notarial in nature (as well as certain complex property transactions linked to conveyancing and notarial instructions).

Typical examples include residential and commercial leases, evictions and rental disputes, spoliation applications including applications to restore the supply of services to an occupant of a building/home, building agreements and disputes, property related arbitrations (common in the built environment industry and sectional title and other forms of communal ownership schemes), complaints to the CSOS ombud, negotiation and drafting of complex servitude, notarial tie, and other conveyancing and notarial transactions, any tax related issues relating to property, property owning and managing enterprises, and restructuring of property holdings, estate planning and drafting of wills, letters of wishes, but and sell agreements and other estate planning instruments, corporate restructuring for property rich entities, exchange control advice and applications for approval, all aspects of loan account management, all types of sale and lease agreements (including all forms of corporate financing agreements), and all aspects of credit security including notarial bonds, suretyship agreements, indemnities, guarantees, cessions and pledge of shares or other securities, and mortgage bonds. We can assist not only for transactions within the borders of South Africa but in most African jurisdictions as well.

 

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