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We are a team of energetic attorneys with a practical and positive approach to legal matters and problem-solving. We seek to serve clients in a manner that cuts through red tape and makes the law simple, accessible and efficient. We thrive on being innovative and proactive.

We are known for getting the job done.

We also give back to the community through our pro bono work and community involvement.

Our Team

Laetitia Knoetze

BA.LLB (SU), Certificate in Deceased Estates (LEAD and UNISA) (cum laude).

Laetitia was admitted as attorney in 1991, conveyancer in 2011 and notary in 2018.

Laetitia has more than two decades of experience in the legal field, from litigation, commercial and company law to conveyancing and deceased estates in which she has specialised.  She provides regular pro bono services at the Deeds Office and annually participates in Wills Week.

Our Latest news

Property: Don’t Pay Double Commission!

“… in certain circumstances the principal may be liable to pay commission to both agents where it is impossible to distinguish between the efforts of one agent and another in terms of causality or degrees of causation.” (Extract from judgment below) With many property...

Directors, Trustees: Can You Hold Your AGMs and General Meetings on Zoom?

“O Wonder! ...O Brave New World” (Shakespeare) Regrettably the pandemic still shows no sign of going away any time soon, and the social distancing it has brought to our “new normal” leaves companies with a dilemma. How can you comply – safely and lawfully - with the...

Buying a Business? Make Sure the Seller Publishes Notice of the Sale

“The purpose of the legislature in enacting s 34(1) is to protect creditors by preventing traders who are in financial difficulty from disposing of their business assets to third parties who are not liable for the debts of the business, without due advertisement to...

Options to Renew Leases – Risks for Landlords and Tenants

“It is only where the enforcement of a contractual term would be so unfair, unreasonable or unjust so as to be contrary to public policy that a court may refuse to enforce it” (extract from first  judgment below) Leases often give tenants an option to extend or...

Website of the Month: Protecting Yourself from SIM-swap Fraud

Fraudulent SIM swaps were involved in around 13,300 reported digital banking fraud incidents across online and mobile banking and banking apps in 2019 (up 16% from 2018) and all indications is that the lockdown will see another spike in incidents. Read “What to do if...

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