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Our company’s property division consists of experienced personnel specialising in residential transfers, developments and affordable housing projects. Our company has been appointed as the conveyancing attorneys in many developments in the Western Cape. As a result of our sound reputation, we have been placed on the panels of all the major financial institutions for the purpose of registering their bonds and cancellation of bonds, including:

  • ABSA Bank
  • Nedcor Bank
  • Standard Bank
  • First National Bank

Direct-link computer access enables us to communicate with, and to receive instructions from all the major banks and to download information directly from their data bases. The firm is represented in the Deeds Office daily.

We have substantial experience in conveyancing of residential erven to approved beneficiaries, opening of township registers, acting on behalf of Private Developers, the City of Cape Town and Province of the Western Cape.

We pride ourselves in having an extremely well-functioning litigation and legal collection’s department.

Our corporate clients include local government, established companies, housing companies and various small and medium enterprises. We also handle mortgage bond foreclosures and the collection of arrear mortgage bond payments.

Our litigation department is headed up by two directors and an associate practising in both the higher and lower courts. Over the years, we have assisted our client’s both corporate and private, in all fields of litigation, including urgent application and civil trials.

The firm does court appearance in the jurisdictional areas of Bellville, Kuils River, Goodwood and Cape Town.

Our firm’s commercial law department handles all aspects of commercial law, including the analysis and drafting of contracts and the registration of commercial entities.

We can advise you as to the appropriate commercial entity for your specific requirement.

We are also able to assist you with matters relating to mergers and acquisitions.

Laäs & Scholtz can assist you with the drafting of wills, codicils, living wills and the administration of deceased estates.

We are able to assist you with the planning and the structuring of business and family trusts and offer guidance with your estate planning requirements.

We also offer advice with corporate and private tax related issues.

One of our able notaries will advise you regarding the appropriate matrimonial property regime for your requirements and will draft and register the necessary antenuptial agreement.

We are able to assist you in all aspects of Family Law, including advice relating to divorces, maintenance, custody and access disputes, and litigation.

Matters are dealt with based on the law with the emphasis on relationships. Very often effective communication, negotiation and/or mediation (and not litigation) provide the desired outcome.

We handle both individual and collective labour law matters by drafting policies, conducting disciplinary enquiries, facilitating mediation, negotiating with individuals, trade unions, and employers, dealing with matters at the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and the Labour Appeal Court, and advising on dismissals, unfair labour practices, retrenchments and restructuring.

Good contracts and policies create certainty at the workplace. We assist clients to develop their own set of policies and contracts.

We also conduct training seminars and educational functions to further empower all parties in the employment relationship.