OUR EXPERTISE

In addition to our legal expertise, the practices pride itself in longstanding and loyal relationships with our clients. SST understand’s that every client has unique needs and therefore we have a broad list of tailored solutions. Our firm offers a range of transactional and regulatory services in all aspects of Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Property Law, Conveyancing and Notarial, Estate Planning and Deceased Estates, Dispute Resolution and Labour Law.

Commercial Law

Our firm offers a range of transactional and regulatory services in all aspects of Commercial Law.

Our services include advising on and implementing the following:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including cross-border transactions;
  • B-BBEE ownership transactions;
  • Broad-based community and employee trusts;
  • Structuring employee share and remuneration incentive schemes;
  • Setting up of franchised businesses and drafting all associated franchise agreements;
  • Legal due diligence investigations;
  • Service level agreements;
  • Standard terms and conditions of trade;
  • Financing agreements and deeds of security;
  • Sale of business agreements;
  • Cross border sales transactions;
  • Incorporated and unincorporated joint venture agreements;
  • License agreements and protection of intellectual property;
  • Constitutions for non-profit organisations, clubs and schools;
  • Home owner’s association constitutions;
  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements.

Our Commercial Law Specialists:

Louis Stroebel – Lstroebel@sstlaw.co.za
Luise von Durckheim Botes – Luise@sstlaw.co.za
Anica Theunissen  – Anica@sstlaw.co.za
Candice Gardiner – Candice@sstlaw.co.za

Corporate Law

Our firm offers a range of transactional and regulatory services in all aspects of Corporate Law. Our attorneys have an in-depth knowledge of the complex and ever changing regulatory environment affecting corporates and the risks associated with it.  Our team has successfully provided various clients (including multi-nationals) with innovative solutions to complex legal and regulatory challenges while ensuring optimal protection against risk.

Our Corporate Law services include the following:

  • Advising on and implementation of company restructurings, including the formation of formal groups of companies and unbundling transactions;
  • Creation of specialised share classes and investment documents for private equity and venture capital companies;
  • Drafting of all company related documents and agreements, Share Buybacks, Rights Issues, unique MOl’s, Shareholders Agreements, Share Sale Agreements and Share Subscription Agreements;
  • Advice on management buy-outs;
  • Share ownership schemes;
  • Corporate governance audits;
  • Drafting of Executives Agreements and board charters;
  • Drafting of Association Agreements for members of close corporations;
  • Registration of non-profit companies and drafting unique MOl’s;
  • Advice on and assistance with Shareholder and Director disputes.

Our Corporate Law Specialists:

Louis Stroebel – Lstroebel@sstlaw.co.za
Luise von Durckheim Botes – Luise@sstlaw.co.za
Anica Theunissen  – Anica@sstlaw.co.za
Candice Gardiner – Candice@sstlaw.co.za

Property Law, Conveyancing and Notarial

Our Property and Conveyancing Department advises clients on the full spectrum of property related matters, including:

  • General conveyancing (transfer of a legal title of real property or the granting of an encumbrance such as a mortgage or a lien);
  • Commercial conveyancing, including the establishment of townships and sectional titles;
  • The registration of bonds with any of the major banks as we are on the panel for all 4 of the largest banks in South Africa;
  • Advising on land use rights and assistance with rezoning of properties;
  • Sectional title management assistance and levy collections.
  • Drafting and certification of all notarial documents, including general and special notarial bonds, ante-nuptial agreements and long-term leases.

Our Property Law Specialists:

Louis Stroebel snr – louis@sstlaw.co.za
Lisa Radyn – Lisar@sstlaw.co.za

Estate Planning and Deceased Estates

  • Our team has in-depth knowledge and experience with the planning, drafting and management of wills, tax planning and the setting up of trusts (including family trusts and specialized trusts).
  • Our estate planning attorneys furthermore assists clients with proper financial needs analysis to ensure the early identification of estate liquidity challenges.
  • Our firm accepts appointments as executors of deceased estates, assists with the reporting requirements to the Master’s Office, the issuing of notices to creditors and can fully administer deceased estates.

Our Estate Planning and Deceased Estates Specialist:

Anica Theunissen  – anica@sstlaw.co.za

Dispute Resolution

Our experienced Dispute Resolution attorneys assists our clients with all aspects of dispute resolution proceedings from negotiations and settlements to full trial hearings. Having regard to the potential high cost of litigation, our Dispute Resolution department is keenly aware of the need to find the ideal dispute resolution procedure to ensure the optimal outcome for our clients.

Our Dispute Resolution services include the following:

  • Mediation (including commercial and family law disputes);
  • Arbitration;
  • Commercial litigation;
  • High Court litigation;
  • Magistrate Court litigation.

Our Dispute Resolution department frequently deal with the following matters:

Financial Distress

  • Liquidation Applications
  • Business Rescue Applications
  • Sequestrations of Individuals
  • Compromises with Creditors
  • Administrations

Family Law and Divorce Matters

  • Divorce and settlements
  • Maintenance matters
  • Custody matters
  • Adoption
  • Children’s court matter

Debt Collection

  • Pre-litigation debt collection
  • Litigation debt collection procedures
  • Criminal Litigation
  • Third-Party Litigation
  • Correspondent Instructions

Our Dispute Resolution Specialists:

Berna Koch – berna@sstlaw.co.za
Etienne Fourie – etienne@sstlaw.co.za

Labour Law

Our Labour Law Department has extensive experience in the representation of both employers and employees in all aspects of labour law. Our labour law attorneys have proven experience in high level labour disputes for large corporates and multi-nationals and can confidently and effectively assist our clients with any of their labour law needs.

Our labour law services include the following:

  • Drafting of employment contracts that are aligned with the latest legislative framework;
  • Presiding as chairperson in employment disputes;
  • Assist in employment disputes and implementation of disciplinary measures;
  • Appearance in the labour court; and
  • Assistance with CCMA labour disputes.

Our Labour Law Specialists:

Ashmini Singh – ashmini@sstlaw.co.za

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“We have been a corporate law client for the past 5 years. We have also worked with the big 5 legal firms in town and we are constantly amazed how much more committed and innovative they are compared to many of the big 5. Although they are much smaller their level of experience and expertise are by no means inferior and perhaps superior in many aspects. I do not see us ever using a corporate law firm other than SST Inc for small as well as large complex cases.”

Dr Johann Kritzinger • CEO • nReach One 12J venture capital and private equity fund

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