How Our Mercantile Law Team Can Help Your Company in South Africa

Contracts form an integral part of doing business in South Africa. The best time to draft such contracts is when parties are in the negotiation stage, or at least immediately after negotiations. However, the mere complexity of contracts makes it essential to seek legal guidance and assistance with the drafting and reviewing of contracts. To this end, making use of attorneys specialising in mercantile law matters is recommended.

Our team of mercantile law attorneys drafts, tailors, and reviews contracts, such as association agreements, cession agreements, construction work contracts, and service contracts. The team of mercantile law attorneys works with various types of contracts on a daily basis. As such, they are able to provide contract drafting, executing, and reviewing services regarding:

  • Loans, including home loans, vehicle finance, personal loans, and more.
  • Partnerships, shareholders, and share sales.
  • Surety contracts.
  • Trusts.
  • Privacy statements.
  • Confidentiality agreements.
  • Property purchase agreements.
  • Associations.

In addition to contracts, our mercantile law attorneys provide conveyancing services, which include:

  • Property transfer documents.
  • Title deed searches.
  • Bond registrations.
  • Bond cancellations.

We make use of the latest technologies to ensure clients are kept up to date regarding the progress of their bond applications and property transfers. Our mercantile law team has more than 300 years of combined experience in property transfers and contracts. They are experienced enough to draft title deeds manually, and can solve transfer problems quickly.

We have handled numerous bulk transfers of PIPs on behalf of major banks in South Africa, including FNB, Mercantile Bank Limited, and Saambou Bank. As such, we have a proven record of accomplishments when it comes to property transfers.

In addition to the above, our team of mercantile law attorneys assists clients in debt collection matters, including track and trace, litigation, opposing of debt review applications, and foreclosures. We have a commercial litigation department for handling various commercial litigation matters. We understand that many of the cases are time-sensitive, and thus commit to getting successful outcomes for our clients in the shortest possible period.

Our mercantile law litigation team has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolutions. We are also on the litigation panels of top financial institutions and handle tasks, such as the repossession of vehicles or the opposing of motions on behalf of our corporate clients. Clients furthermore benefit from our expertise on the procurement of security for credit transactions.

The above are only a few of the many mercantile law services that we offer. Benefit from our advice and professional legal services. Get in touch to discuss your particular legal assistance needs.

Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Call on our attorneys for legal advice, rather than relying on the information herein to make any decisions. The information is relevant to the date of publishing.