Services

CONVEYANCE SERVICES & PROPERTY LAW

Mr Maré is a qualified and admitted Conveyancer.

Here at Gerhard Maré we believe time is money and therefore provide all our clients with proficient and expeditious service. We uphold reliable and durable relationships between ourselves and our clients. Our clients include all the major banks and financial institutions, property developers, commercial and residential real estate agents, municipalities, local governments, and private individuals.

Our conveyance department offers the following range of services:

General Conveyance Advice on and drafting of Commercial and Residential Leases
Registration of Transfer of Residential, Sectional Title and Commercial Properties Property Subdivisions and Consolidations
Registration and Cancelation of Mortgage, Surety and Collateral Bonds The Establishment and Registration of Townships
Registration and Cancelation of Notarial Bonds Planning and Development of Sectional Schemes and Retirement Schemes and Villages
Property Sale and Acquisition Agreements Commercial Property Re-organization
Financial Structuring of Property Transactions Advice on and Implementation of Deceased and Insolvent Estate Property Transactions

 

LITIGATION

Mr Maré holds right of appearance in the High Court in terms of Section 4(2) of Act 62 of 1995.

Litigation in the South African High Court as well as in the Magistrate Court on commercial actions, private actions and various types of motions.

Legal field of experience includes commercial, family, insolvency, contracts, general disputes.  Gerhard Maré and Associates was recorded in the South African Law Reports on two occasions - both cases as Attorney for the successful party.

ARBITRATION, MEDIATION & TRIBUNAL HEARINGS

Gerhard Maré and Associates has been nominated to act as Arbitrator by the South African Law Society, Northern Provinces and Western Cape, Cape of Good Hope, where contracts indicate that either Senior Council or Senior Attorney should be nominated as Arbitrator in disputes between parties.

We are regularly nominated by the Registrar of Deeds to act as Arbitrator in terms of the prescriptions of the Sectional Title Act in case of disputes.

We are also regularly requested to act as mediator and chair tribunal hearings in private disputes, i.e. chairing disputes referred to us by the NSPI (National Swimming pool Institute of South Africa) on building and construction matters.

We have acted as mediator for a company listed on Johannesburg Stock Exchange in respect of disputes in their HR department and national management level.

COMMERCIAL & CORPORATE SERVICES

We offer commercial and corporate services to a wide range of  domestic and international companies, banks and financial services institutions.

Our areas of specialization include:

Commercial Contracts Estates and Trusts
Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers Insolvency and Corporate Recoveries
Sale of Shares and Interest Agreements Judicial Management
Empowerment Transactions Liquidations and Sequestration
Partnership Agreements Rehabilitation
Joint Venture Agreements Schemes of Arrangements
Cooperation Agreements Corporate Governance Issues
Agent Contracts Employment Contracts
Marketing Agreements Rental Agreements
Franchise Agreements  

 

ESTATES, WILLS & TRUSTS

Our Estates Department offers the following services:

Drafting of Wills and Trusts Continued Consultation with the Heirs, Master of the High Court, SARS and all other relevant parties
Estate Planning Drafting Liquidation and Distribution Accounts and Reconciliation thereof
Inter Vivos Trusts Completion of Final Tax Returns
Administration of Agency, Testate and Intestate Estates - dutiable and non-dutiable Distribution of the Assets and Settling Liabilities in Estates