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.

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[Title]Faring The Fairness Of A Dismissal In Labour Law

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Views: 42


[Title]Why Having An Employment Contract In Place, Is Not Just Talk

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