Corporate Law

Corporate Law

South African Company Law can be quite daunting when structuring corporate entities, having regard to shareholders’ rights and obligations, and various other factors that may require close scrutiny. We can assist with any commercial transaction, including:

Our firm focuses on, inter alia, the following fields:
  • Assisting clients in choosing a business form most suitable to their needs and operations and where applicable to covert from one form to another;
  • Registration of new companies under applicable legislation and ensuring compliance therewith;
  • Amending clients’ business details and records in order to ensure good corporate governance;
  • Mergers and acquisitions (including conducting due diligence procedures, drafting agreements and securing the labour and contractual aspects of the transaction)
  • Drafting of contracts related to companies including shareholders’ agreements and Memoranda of Incorporation;
  • Advising clients on the implications of existing contracts;
  • Corporate assessments (including due diligence);
  • General commercial advice and drafting of various types of corporate and commercial agreements including procurement agreements, shareholder, partnership and members’ agreement;
  • Assisting clients with litigation flowing from corporate and commercial agreements;
  • Advising and assisting clients on all aspects of business rescue including drafting of applications for entities to be placed in business rescue and overseeing the process of business rescue;
  • Drafting liquidation and sequestration applications.