Attorneys Notaries Conveyancers Johannesburg - Cape Town

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.

[Title]Supplementary 4 General Valuation Roll – City of Johannesburg

Property owners have the responsibility to check the municipal property valuation ascribed to their property. If the valuation of the property is not in line with the market value or if the categorization is incorrect, property owners must submit their objection before the objection period closes.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 Views: 30

[Title]Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights - What Is The Difference?

Registering a right of title over a thing that one owns, comes with immense benefits. Not only does it bring certainty and security, it also presents a legally recognised premise upon which one can enforce their rights over that thing. 

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, June 2, 2022 Views: 96

[Title]Are Unregistered Trademarks Protected Against Infringement?

Trademarks may be registered as per the Trade Marks Act of 1993 (the Act) in South Africa, which forms the legislative basis upon which proprietors may protect their trade marks from unauthorised use. According to the Act, a trade mark ‘means a mark used or proposed to be used by a person in relation to goods or services for the purpose of distinguishing the goods or services in relation to which the mark is used or proposed to be used from the same kind of goods or services connected in the course of trade with any other person.’ 

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, May 30, 2022 Views: 116

[Title]What To Do When Your Trademark Is Infringed?

In our previous instalment we shared a general overview of what trademarks are, and what they seek to protect. It was noted that a trademark, generally speaking, is a mark (sign, logo, slogan etc) that one or an entity intends to use for the purpose of identifying their goods or services from others. In other words, it is a sign that identifies certain goods or services that are offered by a particular entity or individual. 

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, May 30, 2022 Views: 114

[Title]What A Trademark Is And What It Aims To Protect?

Many people prefer some products over others, and for various reasons. It could be that the preferred products are of better quality, reasonably priced or even for sentimental significance. Sometimes other products have an established and unbeatable reputation in the market, resonating well with a particular section of the population better than other products. Businesses therefore, do all they can to protect their brand and image, so that other players may not benefit from their established reputations in driving sales.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, May 30, 2022 Views: 99