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Interesting times ahead regarding company law in South Africa

On 1 December 2010 the new companies act is likely to take full force and effect. This will result in interesting times for businessmen and legal practitioners alike.   Our current act governing company law was promulgated in 1973 and although this act has been amended several times, it is about time for reform in order to keep our laws governing companies in touch with current business trends and developments, both locally and abroad. Continue reading “Interesting times ahead regarding company law in South Africa” »

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Latest successful transactions

From December 2009 to May 2010 we attended to the sale of a business to the value of R415 million, in which various components, vesting in numerous sellers, were sold and transferred to one purchaser. We represented all the parties involved in the sale. Continue reading “Latest successful transactions” »

Who we are

Van der Merwe Attorneys is a focused boutique law firm that provides top-tier legal services to companies and individuals. Our internal structure provides our clients with direct access to partner-level attorneys who have, for their entire careers, represented a variety of companies in their most important transactions. Our legal expertise includes Commercial, Banking, Corporate and Property Law. We do however advise our clients on a host of other legal matters.We pride ourselves on being approachable and affordable, while pursuing your cause with steely determination and commitment, even when we are engaged in complex negotiations or any matter – we are always active on your behalf – seeking to reveal new perspectives and hidden opportunities. Continue reading “Who we are” »

Our expertise and Services

We advise our clients in a variety of matters pertaining to Commercial, Banking and Property Law. Examples are listed below.   Commercial Law Banking Law Corporate Law Property Law Sales Options Manufacturing and Supply Business [...]

Who we are

Our internal structure provides our clients with direct access to partner-level attorneys who have, for their entire careers, represented a variety of companies in their most important transactions. Our legal expertise includes Commercial, Banking, Corporate [...]