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We are an established firm that was created by means of a merger of two highly successful practices, which were previously known as Blake Bester Inc. and De Wet Van Der Watt & Jordaan Inc., both having been in existence for more than 40 years.  We believe in traditional, professional and ethical values, yet continue to surprise our clients with innovation and creative solutions.

Our Standards

Our Standards

Our standards are to provide professional excellence, consistent productivity and efficiency to all our clients

Our Expertise

Our Expertise

We strive for excellence paired with a wide range of knowledge and skill

Our Innovation

Our Innovation

With over 40 years of experience, our firm provides cost-effective service balanced with a broad array of expertise to suit the needs of our clients

Appeal

Appeal and review support and assistance in all appropriate forums, risk and merit assessment, preparation and lodging of appeal documentation and records, case management, legal representation, briefing of counsel and all related support services.

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Bond Registration and Cancellation

Advice and support regarding the registration and cancellation of mortgage bonds, drafting and preparation of securities, engaging with financiers, preparation and lodging of documentation with the Deeds Office, engaging with third parties, obtaining all necessary authorities and approvals, management of the registration or cancellation process.

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Commercial Contracting

Advice and drafting of all types of commercial, business and other agreements and transaction documents, standardised contract formats, reviews and audits, risk assessments, negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution.

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Criminal

Advice, counsel and representation in criminal matters, bond and bail applications, criminal defence, private prosecution, case management, expunging of criminal records, institution of criminal charges and all other matters relating to criminal proceedings.

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Debt Collection and Recovery

Debt collection and recovery services, including ‘soft’ collections and collections of a litigious nature, advice on credit agreements, debt structuring, negotiation, settlements, and other debt related dispute resolution services.

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Divorce and Maintenance

Advice, guidance and representation in relation to divorce and maintenance, mediation, negotiation, investigations, drafting of documentation and agreements, initiation of proceedings and all other matters relating to divorce and maintenance.

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Appeal

Appeal and review support and assistance in all appropriate forums, risk and merit assessment, preparation and lodging of appeal documentation and records, case management, legal representation, briefing of counsel and all related support services.
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Bond Registration and Cancellation

Advice and support regarding the registration and cancellation of mortgage bonds, drafting and preparation of securities, engaging with financiers, preparation and lodging of documentation with the Deeds Office, engaging with third parties, obtaining all necessary authorities and approvals, management of the registration or cancellation process.
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Child Rights

Advice, guidance and support in respect of child rights, including protection, maintenance, custody, adoptions, surrogacy, legal representation, mediation, negotiation, investigations, drafting of documentation and agreements, initiation of proceedings and all other matters relating to child rights.
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Commercial Contracting

Advice and drafting of all types of commercial, business and other agreements and transaction documents, standardised contract formats, reviews and audits, risk assessments, negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution.
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Criminal

Advice, counsel and representation in criminal matters, bond and bail applications, criminal defence, private prosecution, case management, expunging of criminal records, institution of criminal charges and all other matters relating to criminal proceedings.
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Debt Collection and Recovery

Debt collection and recovery services, including ‘soft’ collections and collections of a litigious nature, advice on credit agreements, debt structuring, negotiation, settlements, and other debt related dispute resolution services.
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Group Transformation Report 2020/21

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