|Firm||Wessels & Smith Inc|
1st Floor, Wessels & Smith Building,
26 - 28 Heerenstreet,
|Languages||Afrikaans and English (in order of proficiency)|
|Appointed as a Director of Wessels & Smith Inc in 2006 and obtained his LL.B degree at the University of the Free State in 2000 and his Masters' degree in Commercial Law at the same University in 2001. Also admitted as Conveyancer and Notary Public.|
|Years of Service||11|
|Position in Firm||Director|
|Courts most familiar with|
|3rd Party claims||Access to Children||Arbitration|
|Association Agreements||Bills of Legal Costs||Black Empowerment|
|Blacklistings||Business Law||Capital Gains Tax|
|Collections||Company Law||Company Registrations|
|Custody||Debt Collections||Deceased Estates|
|Designs and Copyrights||Disability||Divorce|
|Divorce Mediation||Drunk Driving||Employment Equity|
|Employment Law||Environmental Law||Estates|
|Evictions||Family Law||Finance (structured)|
|High Court Practice||Insolvency||Intellectual Property|
|Joint Ventures and Acquisitions||Labour Law||Land Claims|
|Litigation (Civil)||Litigation (Commercial)||Litigation (Criminal)|
|Litigation (General)||Litigation (High Court)||Litigation (Magistrates Court)|
|MVA Claims||Notaries Public||Partnership Agreements|
|Patents||Personal Injury||Professional negligence|
|Property Law||Rehabilitations||Sale of Business|
|Sectional Title||Sequestrations||Shareholders Agreements|
|Sworn Translators||Taxation||Town Planning|
FOCUSProperty Transfers & Bond Registrations (Conveyancing)
Mining Rights, Prospecting Rights, Section 11 Cession of Mining Rights and Prospecting Rights
Specialises in conveyancing, bond registrations, notarial bonds, drafting of commercial agreements, estate planning, winding up deceased estates, commercial law and related disciplines.
As Conveyancer he serves on the bond registration panel of First National Bank, Nedbank, Standard Bank and Mercantile Bank and deals on a daily basis with banking related matters.
As Notary he deals with antenuptial contracts and assists numerous Mining Companies with the execution and cession of Mining rights and Prospecting Rights as well as new applications for and renewal for such rights in terms of the Mineral and Petroleum Resource Development Act.
Wessels & Smith Attorneys is one of the most respected and reputable company of attorneys, regarded highly for its level of uncompromised professional and ethical service excellence.
Our company is known to serve our clients’ interest as if it were our own by offering value added and cost effective solutions to all legal problems.
In October 1950, Jannie Wessels was requested by the Welkom Township Company to open the first legal firm to serve the newly established township of Welkom.
Since the early days of Welkom and the Free State Goldfields, the firm, which became known as Wessels & Smith in 1955, has flourished, developing a reputation for service excellence with the Welkom business community as well as the public at large. Specialisation has become the cornerstone of the firm's ethos.
Today the firm provides a wide variety of legal services covering almost all facets of the law.
|Average Hourly Fees||R1000+
Please note that this is an indicative rate and may vary according to task. Please request a quote for exact amounts.
|Number of Qualified Attorneys||4|
|Number of staff in firm||21 - 50|
|Date Firm Established||1950|
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