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Attorneys Johannesburg & Cape Town South Africa

Notaries & Conveyancers

Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated is a reputable law firm in South Africa with offices in Rivonia Sandton, Johannesburg and Brackenfell Bellville, Cape Town.

Our firm of attorneys in Johannesburg and attorneys in Cape Town comprehensively cover the following areas of specialisation of legal practice:

  • Conveyancing Services - Conveyancing attorneys and general conveyancers, Conveyancing & Bond Cost Calculators
  • Divorce and Family Law - Divorce attorneys and family lawyers, Child Maintenance, Custody & Parenting plans. International Abduction
  • Estates, Trusts & Wills - Estate administration lawyers, Family & Discretionary Trusts, Living Wills, Amending Trust Deeds
  • Marriage and Matrimonial Property - Antenuptial contracts, Matrimonial Regime Changes, Cohabitation Agreements, Life Partnership Agreements
  • Notarial Services - Notaries, Apostille Certificates, General Notarial Bonds, Notarised Documents
  • Property Law - Real Estate lawyers, Sectional Title Developments, Property Zoning
  • Civil Litigation & Debt Collection - Arrear levy collection

We know that Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated’s distinctive spirit comes across through these pages because we are passionate about what we do. As an active firm in the local legal fraternity, we offer superb legal advice based on current legislation in South Africa.

We are highly capable lawyers in whom you can have real confidence, partly because of our technical expertise and our team of excellent support staff, but also because of our ethical practice and absolute professionalism.

Although we have law offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, our single office approach ensures excellent communications and efficient co-ordination of our resources.

We handle complex, strategic work and litigation based on our respective clients' needs (some of whom represent various organisations), but appreciate the importance of value for money, commercial awareness and flexibility.

We are also lucky enough to enjoy what we do, primarily because of the great, long-term relationships we build with our many valued clients and the legal advice we are able to dispense to them.

You can rely on us to put in the hard work and dedication focusing on your important legal issues which will be excellently dealt with thanks to the diversity of our professional expertise.

 

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Work Stress and Constructive Dismissal in South Africa

In South Africa, the Labour Relations Act provides a framework for resignation under such circumstances, commonly referred to as constructive dismissal. Constructive dismissal occurs when an employee resigns because their employer's conduct has made continued employment intolerable.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, April 5, 2024 Views: 272


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Understanding Defamation and Privacy Law in South Africa

The South African legal system defines defamation as the act of publishing any statement about another individual that injures the reputation of that person in the eyes of the community. This definition underscores the gravity of defamation, highlighting it as not merely a personal affront but an action with potential social ramifications.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, March 28, 2024 Views: 207


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Under What Circumstances is Resignation Seen as Constructive Dismissal?

Constructive dismissal claims hinge on a trifecta of essential elements that the employee must convincingly prove for a claim to be valid. These elements form the backbone of the legal framework governing constructive dismissal and are critical in understanding both the nature of these claims and the burden of proof required from the employee.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Views: 308


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Sectional Title Schemes and Common Property

Unlike traditional property ownership, where one owns the land and the building outright, sectional title schemes in South Africa allow for individual ownership of a "section" of the property, with shared ownership of common areas.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Views: 691


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How Blacklisting Affects Businesses and Individuals in South Africa

In the context of South African law, blacklisting is a notation on an individual's or company's credit report that indicates a history of non-payment or defaulting on debt. This mark can severely impact a person's or entity's ability to borrow money, obtain contracts, or even secure employment.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Views: 671