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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.
Show more

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

Deceased Estates Administrator

17 May 2024

Our law firm is seeking a motivated and efficient individual to join our team in Somerset West as an administrator ... of deceased estates.

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Vacancy

Are You Considered an Employee in Terms of the Labour Relations Act?

03 May 2024,  Bridgeton Petoors

There is often confusion as to whether someone is an independent contractor or an employee, and thus, whether they are... protected under the Labour Relations Act or not. More often than not, independent contractors believe that they have signed employment contracts as employees, when, in reality, they have signed independent contractor agreements and, in laymen terms, have signed ‘their rights away’. That is, their rights under the Labour Relations Act (LRA). This article explores the differences between an independent contractor and an employee, and what factors to take into account in determining each, respectively.

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Article

The Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act No. 70 of 1970 Explained: Part 2

03 May 2024,  Marilie Beukes

When considering the subdivision of agricultural land or dealing with inherited farmland that may be subject to disputes, there are... several important factors to keep in mind. The Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act No. 70 of 1970 regulates the subdivision of agricultural land and elaborates on various aspects within the Act. This includes definitions relevant to the operation, actions that are excluded and prohibited by the Act, and rules governing the succession of subdivided agricultural land.

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Article

The Omission of a Single Word Can Lead to a Will Being Contested

03 May 2024,  Jan van Zyl

The contents of an “inelegant and very badly drafted” will were recently the subject of a dispute in the South... Gauteng High Court, in the matter Strauss vs Strauss and Others.The plaintiff instituted action claiming that the joint will of his parents not only made provision for the situation where they died within 30 days of each other, but also if the survivor died after the expiry of the 30-day period without having made a subsequent will. The first and second defendants are the plaintiff’s sisters.

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How the Latin Phrase Nec Vi, Nec Clam, Nec Precario Affected a Recent Property Dispute Case

03 May 2024,  Lizanne Maritz

In essence, the phrase nec vi, nec clam, nec precario translates to “without force, without secrecy, and without permission”. According... to the Prescription Act, a person can become the owner of property through prescription if they have possessed it openly as the owner for an uninterrupted period of 30 years, or for a period that, when combined with the possession periods of their predecessors in title, totals 30 uninterrupted years.

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Suretyship vs Guarantee. What’s the difference?

02 May 2024

In this article, we look at two primary forms of security commonly found in financial transactions, namely suretyship agreements and... guarantees, and explain the difference between these two forms of security.

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Article

Deceased Estates Administrator

17 May 2024

Our law firm is seeking a motivated and efficient individual to join our team in Somerset West as an administrator ... of deceased estates.

READ MORE
32
Vacancy

Are You Considered an Employee in Terms of the Labour Relations Act?

03 May 2024,  Bridgeton Petoors

There is often confusion as to whether someone is an independent contractor or an employee, and thus, whether they are... protected under the Labour Relations Act or not. More often than not, independent contractors believe that they have signed employment contracts as employees, when, in reality, they have signed independent contractor agreements and, in laymen terms, have signed ‘their rights away’. That is, their rights under the Labour Relations Act (LRA). This article explores the differences between an independent contractor and an employee, and what factors to take into account in determining each, respectively.

READ MORE
236
Article

The Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act No. 70 of 1970 Explained: Part 2

03 May 2024,  Marilie Beukes

When considering the subdivision of agricultural land or dealing with inherited farmland that may be subject to disputes, there are... several important factors to keep in mind. The Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act No. 70 of 1970 regulates the subdivision of agricultural land and elaborates on various aspects within the Act. This includes definitions relevant to the operation, actions that are excluded and prohibited by the Act, and rules governing the succession of subdivided agricultural land.

READ MORE
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