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MAGISTRATE’S AND HIGH COURT LITIGATION

  • High Court and Magistrate’s Court Actions
  • High Court and Magistrate’s Court Applications
  • Specific Applications ( Evictions, Interdicts, Rescission of Judgment)
  • Appearances in both the District and Regional courts
  • Drafting of pleadings
  • Preparation for Trial
  • Appeals to the High Court
  • Settlement negotiations and drafting of settlement agreements

DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW

  • Consultations with clients regarding the divorce process
  • Maintenance and Children’s Court matters
  • Regional Divorce Court matters
  • High Court Divorce matters
  • Settlement negotiations and drafting of settlement agreements
  • Drafting of summonses and other pleadings
  • Rule 43 applications for interim care, contact and maintenance
  • Preparation for trial
  • Applications to change Matrimonial Property Regimes
  • Parenting plans in Children’s Court matters
  • Domestic Violence matters

EVICTIONS AND RENTAL DISPUTES

  • Letters of demand and breach notices to defaulting tenants
  • Residential Evictions in terms of the Prevention of Illegal Evictions from and  Unlawful Occupation of Land Act 19 of 1998 (“PIE”)
  • Commercial Evictions
  • Drafting of the Eviction applications and appearances in the motion court
  • Collection of outstanding rentals
  • Section 32 applications to attach property in security of rent
  • Spoliation Applications to assist tenants who are illegally evicted
  • Matters before the Rental Housing Tribunal

LABOUR LAW

  • Chairing of Disciplinary hearings
  • Assistance with workplace discipline
  • Assist clients with the Conciliation process at the CCMA
  • Represent clients during Arbitration at the CCMA
  • Referrals to the Labour Court
  • Retrenchments due to operational requirements
  • Drafting of Employment Agreements, confidentiality agreements, restraint of trade  agreements and disciplinary codes
  • General legal advice with labour disputes

DEBT COLLECTIONS

  • Commercial Collections (Business to Business)
  • Consumer Collections (rentals, accounts, etc.)
  • Letters of Demand
  • Issue of summons against defaulting debtors
  • Applications for Default Judgment
  • Execution processes including Sales in Execution

DRAFTING OF CONTRACTS

  • Sale of Business Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements 
  • Lease Agreements (Residential and Commercial) 
  • Membership Agreements 
  • Terms and Conditions of business 
  • Suretyship Agreements 
  • Acknowledgment of Debt 
  • Settlement Agreements 
  • Employment Contracts

DRAFTING OF WILLS

  • Estate planning 
  • Drafting of Wills