Our Commercial Law and Commercial Litigation Division functions as an ‘Intensive Care Unit’ rendering urgent, expert and dedicated services to our corporate clients.

Services are rendered from our Umhlanga, Sandton and Cape Town offices, and the specialised services of this division include Contract and Commercial Law and Commercial Litigation. The establishment of an Intellectual Property Law division in 2002 enables us to protect our clients’ business interests by identifying and facilitating the registration of Intellectual Property as well as enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights.

Core services include: Cover all aspects relating to the Companies Act; Corporate Governance; Mergers and Acquisitions; Business Rescue; Fundamental and Affected transactions; Intellectual Property Law (including Patents and Trademarks); Copyright; Designs; Registrations; Due Diligence; Feasibility; Portfolio Management and Enforcement; Property Law Agreements (including Licensing and Royalty Agreements); Commercial Litigation relating to Banking Law, Customs and Excise; Taxation; Water Law; Construction Law; Insurance Law; Law of Carriage; Maritime Law; Administrative Law and Labour Law, including Litigation; Labour Contracts and Retrenchments.

Professional Staff

Neels Volschenk Director & Head of the Department
Appointed 1987
Umhlanga

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Jan-Hendrik Senekal Director
Appointed 2011
Umhlanga

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Michael Vieyra Senior Associate
Appointed 2013
Johannesburg

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Azghar Ali Rajab Attorney
Appointed 2019
Umhlanga

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Lauren Ganasen Associate
Appointed 2015
Umhlanga

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Kirstie Claire Gibson Attorney
Appointed 2017
Umhlanga

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Safiya Danka Attorney
Appointed 2018
Umhlanga

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