Commercial law, property law


The winding up of a deceased estate can be burdensome and traumatic for those left behind, especially if estate planning was not done. This makes it important to deal with the complexities of the winding up process as swiftly and sensitively as possible. Our specialized team will be able to assist you with the above in a friendly, personalized and efficient manner, which has become the norm in our firm.

Our services include:
  • Estate planning
  • Drafting and reviewing of wills
  • Administration of deceased estates
  • Valuation of estate assets
  • Creating trusts
  • Drafting trust deeds

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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.

MLV on Radio Helderberg

Tune into Radio Helderberg 93.6 every Wednesday for "Regskolom" at 14h30 to hear one of the legal professionals from Malan Lourens Viljoen share insights into the legal world.


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