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Who we are

We are an award-winning law firm with offices situated in Somerset West and Stellenbosch, and serve local, and international, private individuals and corporations.

Award-winning

We are a proud recipient of the New Breed Law Firm Platinum Award 2023.

Award-winning

This award recognizes our above 90% compliance with the Phatshoane Henney Group Standards in 2023.

Results-driven

We work hard and smart to find solutions that fit.

Results-driven

We pride ourselves on the accessibility of our practising attorneys and our supporting staff, who all focus on delivering the best results.

Phatshoane Henney

We are a member of the Phatshoane Henney Group of Associated Law Firms.

Phatshoane Henney

The Group is the largest legal network in South Africa with more than 40 law firms situated across all 9 provinces.

Administration of Estates

Administration of deceased estates, include advice and guidance, executorships, preparation of all documentation for submission to the Master of the High Court, preparation of agreements, management of estate assets and liabilities, and all related aspects to ensure a successful administration of a deceased estate.

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Appeal

Appeal and review support and assistance in all appropriate forums, risk and merit assessment, preparation and lodging of appeal documentation and records, case management, legal representation, briefing of counsel and all related support services.

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Bond Registration and Cancellation

Advice and support regarding the registration and cancellation of mortgage bonds, drafting and preparation of securities, engaging with financiers, preparation and lodging of documentation with the Deeds Office, engaging with third parties, obtaining all necessary authorities and approvals, management of the registration or cancellation process.

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Administration of Estates

Administration of deceased estates, include advice and guidance, executorships, preparation of all documentation for submission to the Master of the High Court, preparation of agreements, management of estate assets and liabilities, and all related aspects to ensure a successful administration of a deceased estate.
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Appeal

Appeal and review support and assistance in all appropriate forums, risk and merit assessment, preparation and lodging of appeal documentation and records, case management, legal representation, briefing of counsel and all related support services.
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Bond Registration and Cancellation

Advice and support regarding the registration and cancellation of mortgage bonds, drafting and preparation of securities, engaging with financiers, preparation and lodging of documentation with the Deeds Office, engaging with third parties, obtaining all necessary authorities and approvals, management of the registration or cancellation process.
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Our latest insights

Understanding Estate Massing in Community of Property Marriages

05 July 2024,  Sinazo Mau-Mau

In community of property marriages, spouses often combine their estates, or mass their estates, to ensure that certain assets go... to specific beneficiaries. This is done while still ensuring the surviving spouse's welfare and protecting assets from being misused after the first spouse passes away. This article will explain the necessary conditions for this estate combining process.

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Registered Ante-Nuptial Contracts vs Agreements Between Parties

05 July 2024,  Hesri Eloff

The term ‘antenuptial contract’ can refer to either an informal contract or a contract complying with the formalities required by... s 87 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937.  The public is not always aware of the fact that a verbal or written contract can be binding inter partes (between the parties) because an antenuptial contract (“ANC”) is usually understood to mean a contract registered at the deeds office which regulates the matrimonial property between the parties and against third parties. This article briefly explores the above two concepts and case law dealing with the issues that arise when parties have both entered into a registered contract and a verbal or written agreement before or after marriage.

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Considering the CCMA? Here Is What You Need to Know

05 July 2024,  Bridgeton Petoors

A lack of information or comprehension of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (Hereinafter the “CCMA”) and its processes... can prevent the public from taking advantage of the commission's accessible and low-cost services, causing frustration. For those unfamiliar with labour laws and not part of the legal profession, navigating the CCMA can seem intimidating due to its complex rules and procedures. However, understanding these processes reveals that the CCMA is more accessible than perceived. This article aims to address frequently asked questions about the CCMA’s rules and procedures.

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Are You Obligated to Pay Arrear Levies When Purchasing a Sectional Title Unit? Part 1

05 July 2024,  Lizanne Maritz

Recently, the High Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) was required to interpret Section 15B(3)(a)(i)(aa) of the Sectional... Titles Act 95 of 1986 in relation to a sale in execution in the case of the Body Corporate of Marsh Rose v Arno Steinmuller and others. 

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Mediation – a go-to option for divorcing couples

27 June 2024

At the heart of divorce proceedings, lies an intense personal battle between spouses. Enter mediation as a growing alternative dispute... resolution mechanism aiming to preserve relationships and protect the psychological and emotional well-being of children and adults by avoiding drawn-out and combative court proceedings. In this article, we take a brief look at mediation as a go-to option for divorcing couples in South Africa.

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Outstanding charges, body corporates and sales in execution

27 June 2024

Recently our Supreme Court of Appeal had to consider whether a purchaser was entitled to only pay for outstanding levies... of a sectional title property that was sold in an execution sale or also the other outstanding charges such as water, sewerage etc. where the terms of the execution sale only required payment of the outstanding levies. In effect, the court had to consider whether a body corporate could be forced to accept a lesser amount because of the terms of a sale in execution.

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Understanding Estate Massing in Community of Property Marriages

05 July 2024,  Sinazo Mau-Mau

In community of property marriages, spouses often combine their estates, or mass their estates, to ensure that certain assets go... to specific beneficiaries. This is done while still ensuring the surviving spouse's welfare and protecting assets from being misused after the first spouse passes away. This article will explain the necessary conditions for this estate combining process.

READ MORE
696
Article

Registered Ante-Nuptial Contracts vs Agreements Between Parties

05 July 2024,  Hesri Eloff

The term ‘antenuptial contract’ can refer to either an informal contract or a contract complying with the formalities required by... s 87 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937.  The public is not always aware of the fact that a verbal or written contract can be binding inter partes (between the parties) because an antenuptial contract (“ANC”) is usually understood to mean a contract registered at the deeds office which regulates the matrimonial property between the parties and against third parties. This article briefly explores the above two concepts and case law dealing with the issues that arise when parties have both entered into a registered contract and a verbal or written agreement before or after marriage.

READ MORE
707
Article

Considering the CCMA? Here Is What You Need to Know

05 July 2024,  Bridgeton Petoors

A lack of information or comprehension of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation, and Arbitration (Hereinafter the “CCMA”) and its processes... can prevent the public from taking advantage of the commission's accessible and low-cost services, causing frustration. For those unfamiliar with labour laws and not part of the legal profession, navigating the CCMA can seem intimidating due to its complex rules and procedures. However, understanding these processes reveals that the CCMA is more accessible than perceived. This article aims to address frequently asked questions about the CCMA’s rules and procedures.

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