Practice areas

Our overall area of expertise

Our core practice areas include:

  • Conveyancing, Property and Real Estate
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Competition/antitrust
  • Litigation
  • Estates
  • Trusts
  • Company Law

Other specialist areas of practice include:

  • Notarial
  • Labour and Employment
  • Administrative and local government
  • Family
  • Third Party Claims

CONVEYANCING, PROPERTY AND REAL ESTATE

  • Raubenheimers have a strong conveyancing, property and real estate team who advises on all aspects of conveyancing, property law and real estate, including:
    • general property law and real estate
      • compliance with local and national legislation
      • subdivisions, consolidations and opening of township registers
      • land planning, land use and rights applications
      • registration of mortgage bonds
      • transfer of immovable property
      • conveyancing
      • notarial
    • commercial (commercial, industrial and residential)
      • structuring of entities, strategic planning and implementation
      • lease agreements, homeowners associations, sectional title developments and fractional ownership
      • property rights
    • transactional (immovable and movable property)
      • specialist transactions
      • commercial contracts
      • property and project finance (commercial, industrial and residential)
      • advising on all aspects of property developments

Key contacts:

Willem Luttig - Raubenheimers
Ann Coetzee Raubenheimers
Dr Willie van Breda Raubenheimers
Karin Smit Raubenheimers
Dehan du Plessis Raubenheimers

CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL

  • Our Commercial Department offers a broad range of corporate commercial and transactional services, including:
    • Companies Act, Regulations and related Codes
    • sale and purchase of corporate and commercial businesses
    • restructuring of business entities
    • joint ventures
    • schemes of arrangement
    • share incentive schemes
    • memorandum of incorporation and shareholder agreements
    • corporate formations and structuring
    • corporate restructuring and or corporate governance
    • corporate governance
    • general commercial advisory
    • company secretarial services
    • legal, statutory and regulatory compliance affecting companies
    • broad-based black economic empowerment agreements
    • drafting, negotiating and reviewing all forms of commercial and business contracts
    • insolvency, restructuring and business rescue
    • establishing of trusts and trust law compliance
    • establishment and administration of trusts
    • administrative and local government law

Key contacts:

Dr Willie van Breda Raubenheimers

LITIGATION

  • Our Litigation Department routinely acts and advises on a broad range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters, both prior to and after the commencement of any litigation process, including:
    • High court litigation
    • Divorce law
    • Regional court litigation
    • Magistrate’s court litigation
    • evictions
    • liquidations and sequestrations
    • debt recovery (including foreclosures and asset recovery)
    • labour and employment
    • marital disputes
    • alternative dispute resolution matters and processes
    • administrative and local government
    • settlement negotiations
    • administrative appeals
    • statutory and specialist ombuds of various industries
    • arbitrations and regulatory tribunals
    • general commercial litigation
    • third party claims

Key contacts:

James Claasen Raubenheimers
Johannes Jumat Raubenheimers

ESTATES

Raubenheimers have an established Estates Department, which advises on all aspects of deceased estates, wills, trusts and estate planning, including:

  • administration of deceased estates
  • wills
  • estate and succession planning
  • consultancy services
  • dispute resolution in the context of trust-related and estate-related disputes and the provision of litigation and alternative dispute resolution support
  • reviewing of existing trust deeds

Key contacts:

Ann Coetzee Raubenheimers
Dr Willie van Breda Raubenheimers