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We are a law firm based in Mossel Bay and we provide an extensive range of friendly, personal and expert legal services to individual and corporate clients.

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We stay ahead by always thinking out of the box

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Featured Articles

Exploring the new Property Practitioners Act

21 March 2022

Most estate agents by now know that the new Property Practitioners Act has come into effect. Yet surprisingly, there is still a lot of confusion about how the Act will affect Estate Agencies and their agents. To help, we have unpacked some of the key points to be considered by any estate agency and property practitioner.

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Phatshoane Henney Group Transformation Report 2020/21

10 March 2022

With Group member firms spending nearly R500 million on BEE and transformation during 2020 and 2021, this Group Transformation Report for the periods 2020 and 2021, confirms the substantial progress being made across the Group in advancing transformation.

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When must a director disclose a financial interest?

08 February 2022

Being a director in a company does not necessarily stop you from holding shares in other companies. However, should your company transact with another company in which you have a shareholding stake and from which you could potentially benefit, it becomes important that you disclose such financial interest to your co-directors, even if you can’t influence the transaction.

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The when, what and how of estate agent commission

12 October 2021

We’ve put our house in the market and have an estate agent that is helping us sell our property. However, we have also told our friends that we are selling should anyone know of an interested buyer. But what happens if we get a buyer independent from our estate agent? Must we still pay agent’s commission?

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Is a copy of a will valid?

12 October 2021

Both my parents recently passed away in a car accident. My father shortly before his death mentioned to me that they recently had a new joint will drawn up. I’ve searched everywhere for the will and can only locate a copy of the signed will. Even their attorney does not have the original will. Can this copy be accepted as the valid will of my parents?

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What’s Up with POPIA and WhatsApp groups?

10 August 2021

I’m an administrator for a number of social WhatsApp groups that share information about neighbourhood safety and security, school lift clubs for our children, sporting activities, etc. I also belong to a number of other WhatsApp groups and have noticed that some of the group administrators have sent lengthy POPIA consent notices. Is this really necessary under POPIA and will I also have to do this for the WhatsApp groups that I administer?

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Exploring the new Property Practitioners Act

21 March 2022

Most estate agents by now know that the new Property Practitioners Act has come into effect. Yet surprisingly, there is still a lot of confusion about how the Act will affect Estate Agencies and their agents. To help, we have unpacked some of the key points to be considered by any estate agency and property practitioner.

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READ MORE
202
Article

Phatshoane Henney Group Transformation Report 2020/21

10 March 2022

With Group member firms spending nearly R500 million on BEE and transformation during 2020 and 2021, this Group Transformation Report for the periods 2020 and 2021, confirms the substantial progress being made across the Group in advancing transformation.

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117
Article

When must a director disclose a financial interest?

08 February 2022

Being a director in a company does not necessarily stop you from holding shares in other companies. However, should your company transact with another company in which you have a shareholding stake and from which you could potentially benefit, it becomes important that you disclose such financial interest to your co-directors, even if you can’t influence the transaction.

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289
Article

The when, what and how of estate agent commission

12 October 2021

We’ve put our house in the market and have an estate agent that is helping us sell our property. However, we have also told our friends that we are selling should anyone know of an interested buyer. But what happens if we get a buyer independent from our estate agent? Must we still pay agent’s commission?

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267
Article

Is a copy of a will valid?

12 October 2021

Both my parents recently passed away in a car accident. My father shortly before his death mentioned to me that they recently had a new joint will drawn up. I’ve searched everywhere for the will and can only locate a copy of the signed will. Even their attorney does not have the original will. Can this copy be accepted as the valid will of my parents?

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438
Article

What’s Up with POPIA and WhatsApp groups?

10 August 2021

I’m an administrator for a number of social WhatsApp groups that share information about neighbourhood safety and security, school lift clubs for our children, sporting activities, etc. I also belong to a number of other WhatsApp groups and have noticed that some of the group administrators have sent lengthy POPIA consent notices. Is this really necessary under POPIA and will I also have to do this for the WhatsApp groups that I administer?

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439
Article

We Remember

Tribute to Bertus du Toit

16 November 2021

On the 6th of October, we lost a remarkable person – Bertus du Toit. With his integrity, great faith, and sincere interest in those around him, he made a lasting impact on our lives, and not ours only, but also on those who had the privilege to cross his path.

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Tribute to Danie Pretorius

17 June 2021

His devastating departure leaves an emptiness in all our lives that no one else can fill.Danie Pretorius, beloved Director at Oosthuizen Marais & Pretorius Inc (OMP), passed away on 18 March 2021 aged 63, after fighting a lengthy battle against a progressive heart disease.

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Tribute to Bertus du Toit

16 November 2021

On the 6th of October, we lost a remarkable person – Bertus du Toit. With his integrity, great faith, and sincere interest in those around him, he made a lasting impact on our lives, and not ours only, but also on those who had the privilege to cross his path.

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Article

Tribute to Danie Pretorius

17 June 2021

His devastating departure leaves an emptiness in all our lives that no one else can fill.Danie Pretorius, beloved Director at Oosthuizen Marais & Pretorius Inc (OMP), passed away on 18 March 2021 aged 63, after fighting a lengthy battle against a progressive heart disease.

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