Litigation

This department concentrates on civil litigation with an emphasis on commercial matters such as contractual claims, building disputes and financial recoveries. Our Litigation team comprises of Maria Davey and Venilla Govender. The Litigation team covers a broad range of legal disputes and represents a number of corporate and individual clients and has expertise in the following fields:

 

Rental Procedure

Landlords
1: Landlords Hypothec

Landlord's Hypothec
In terms of the law, the Landlord enjoys a special protection assisting in the collection of arrear rental from tenants. Any action taken in the collection of arrear rental is based upon this protection. Read More

Landlords who take the Law into their Own Hands
2: Taking the Law into your Own Hands

Taking the Law into Your Own Hands
Some Landlords consider taking the law into their own hands, for example by either locking the tenant out of the property or cutting off the electricity or water supply to the property.
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The Process of Litigation
3: Flow Chart of Legal Action

Flow Chart of Legal Action
Flow chart of the procedure involved when taking legal action against a tenant.
Click to Download (PDF - 52KB)


Letter of Demand
4: 7 Day Letter of Demand

7 Day Letter of Demand
Template of a 7 Day, draft letter of demand to a tenant whose rental is in arrears.
Click to Download (PDF - 20.8kb)

Commercial Litigation

  • Banking law
  • Insolvency including liquidations
  • Sequestration's
  • Rehabilitation's and offers of compromise.
  • Financial recoveries repossessions and foreclosures.
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Bruce Forrest

Office: Umhlanga
Fax: 086 675 8368
Tel: 087 350 7870
Cell: 083 251 4760
Email:  bforrest@meumannwhite.co.za
 

Maria Davey

Office: Berea
Fax: 086 685 1760
Tel: 087 350 7800
Cell: 083 300 2378
Email:  mdavey@meumannwhite.co.za
 

Venilla Govender - Professional Assistant

Office: Berea
Fax: 086 685 1760
Tel: 087 350 7800
Cell: 083 456 5275
Email: vgovender@meumannwhite.co.za