Commercial Department Services

The department offers a full range of expert services in all aspects of corporate and commercial law. This division is involved locally, nationally and internationally with:

  • Agency, distributorship, licensing and franchising structures
  • Amalgamations, restructuring and unbundling
  • Banking and finance, including conventional and Islamic banking and finance
  • Black economic empowerment (BBBEE) structures
  • Business rescue, insolvency and liquidation
  • Credit, hire purchase, instalment sale and asset lease agreements
  • Competition law
  • Company formations, secretarial work and CIPC registrations
  • Consumer protection laws
  • Contracts including options, offers and memoranda of understanding
  • Corporate governance, director, member and shareholder issues
  • Due diligences and legal audits
  • Exchange control matters
  • Energy and petroleum matters
  • Information and communication technology law
  • Leasing and occupational rights
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Mining agreements
  • Partnerships and joint ventures, including public private partnerships (PPP)
  • Property development and planning schemes
  • Standard trading terms, disclaimers and statutory warranties
  • Structured finance, lending, preference share schemes and securities
  • Tax law
  • Sugar industry law
  • Trusts, their structure, formation and alteration
  • Takeovers, sales of businesses, offers to minorities and management buyouts
  • Water law

Contributing Advisors