Commercial law, property law
Family Law

Family Law

Our family law department has vast experience in family legal issues, encompassing all divisions of family law, including divorce matters, family violence, maintenance as well as anti-nuptial contracts and much more. Leon Viljoen heads this department and will provide you with expert advice and assistance on request.

Property Law

Property Law

Thys Lourens and Daantjie Malan, our expert team of specialist lawyers are awaiting your call to deal with any type of property law, valuations as well as notarial and other real estate issues.
Law of Succession

Law of Succession

Are you looking for someone to draft or update your will or assist you in the administration of a deceased estate? Daantjie Malan and his team are highly skilled, and are capable of assisting you in a swift and efficient manner while maintaining their professional and sensitive approach.
Commerce related agreements and legal issues

Commercial Law

Thys Lourens and his team will help you with any business and commerce related agreements and legal issues effectively and speedily. For more information simply contact us.
The Rights of Unmarried Biological Fathers in relation to their Child
March 2018
What are the parental rights of a child's biological father if he and the mother of the child are not married? Can he be refused access to his child?

Duties and Liabilities of Directors
February 2018
The recent Steinhoff debacle has dominated conversation across South Africa and in light of this, the duties and liabilities of directors has found renewed interest with Markus Jooste’s actions forming the basis of the debate. This article will attempt to provide some clarity on the role of directors and the fiduciary duties they may owe to the company, and in doing so may provide the reader with a better understanding of the matter.

Avoiding high cost litigation with Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
February 2018
Dealing with workplace disputes in a professional, effective and timely manner is important to maintaining a healthy work environment for all. Businesses should have specific policies in place in terms of dispute management to ensure that disputes are always resolved internally in a fair and uniform manner.


First established in 1991, Malan Lourens Viljoen Inc has since grown substantially from one attorney and three employees to a highly skilled personnel compliment of four directors, four candidate attorneys and a team of highly skilled support staff. We pride ourselves in being one of the largest and most progressive and diverse laws firms in the Helderberg region, which is rated as one of the fastest growing residential and commercial nodes in the Western Cape. Our offices are situated in Strand, approximately 30 kilometres from Cape Town Airport and easily accessible.

We take pride in practising law in the most honourable way, based on our strong Christian beliefs and relationship building. We constantly strive to meet your expectations and resolve your problems in the most expeditious and cost effective manner reasonably possible. Call us today for a personal and professional consultation.

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Verband Afdeling – Klient: Mnr AG Abrahams Registrasie 1 Maart 2018

"Hi Elize, I am very impressed with the service. Definitely two thumbs up!!"

"Registrasie Verband: Baie dankie Elize vir die terugvoer en flink diens."

-- JJ le Roux

"Firstly I would like to thank Ruan for handing Clara over to me as my attorney to take over my case. I Googled for an attorney in Strand area and saw a few, but MLV stood out. I decided to call and had extremely professional assistance from the first phone call. Then last but not least I would like to thank Clara for your professional insight and taking charge of not only my nerves but everything. You have an extremely bright and successful future in front of you. Thank you."

-- Anton

“Verbandregistrasie - Elize Cronje moet ‘n goue ster ontvang!!!  Ware staatmaker en aanwins tot die maatskappy" 

-- E. Carstens

“Thank you Clara for taking the time and effort to give us the news before the weekend. Just another testimony to your professionalism and care with regards to this very emotional issue. You have no idea how touching it is. I am looking forward to putting this whole debacle behind us and moving forward."

-- Karen

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Malan Lourens Viljoen Inc
9 B Gardner Williams Ave, Paardevlei,
Somerset West, 7130
P O Box 1029, Strand, 7139

Tel +27 21 853 1535
Fax +27 21 854 6300

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