SA BRANCH: +27 (0)21 914 0513 | NAMIBIA BRANCH: +264 (0)81 143 6980
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs: 8h00 - 16h30 | Fri: 8h00 - 16h00

Our mission is to provide our clients with legal advice that is ethical, reasonably priced, and commercially viable, in a professional yet approachable manner.

A Reputation for Excellence

Building long-lasting personal relationships with all our clients and handling matters entrusted to us with passion is a matter of pride with us.

We are an association of specialised Commercial Law Firms, each registered with the relevant Law Society in its country of operation. The South African firm commenced practice in May 2009, and the Namibian firm commenced practice in November 2017. We have more than 30 years’ combined experience.

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We are a Specialised Commercial Law Firm

We provide specialised commercial law services, specifically in the following fields:
Labour Law Services

Labour law deals with all aspect of the employment relationship between an employer and its employees, and is regulated, amongst...

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Law of Landlord and Tenant

The law of landlord and tenant regulates the relationship between the parties to a lease of immovable property…

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Correspondent Attorney Services

In terms of the Magistrate’s Courts Rules, a party litigating in any court is to provide a service address within 15km from the...

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Drafting General Agreements

We regularly assist with the drafting of general commercial agreements, such as purchase and sale, shareholders’ agreements sale of...

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Arbitration is an alternative to litigation, where the parties agree to appoint a specific person or have a person nominated by an...

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Our People

Ben Groot
Attorney, Director: SA
Albert van Zyl
Attorney, Director: SA
Michelle Saaiman
Attorney, Director: NAM
Johan Slabber
Attorney & Conveyancer, Property Law Consultant: SA
Yinhla Maluleke
Candidate Attorney: SA
Hayley Martin
Candidate Attorney: SA
Uareara Tjaveondja
Candidate Legal Practitioner: NAM
Marietjie van Zyl
Financial Manager: SA & NAM
Nastasia Swart
Financial Assistant: SA
Nerina du Plessis
Personal Assistant: SA
Erna de Jong
Personal Assistant: SA
Debbie du Preez
Personal Assistant: SA
Aina Kuuahee
Legal Secretary: NAM
Why Our Firm is Right for You

There are many commercial attorneys, and trying to choose the correct firm might seem daunting. We can give you at least three good reasons why you should entrust your matters to us:

  • More than a quarter century of combined experience.

  • We focus on relationships, not transactions.

  • Proven experience in our areas of practice.

SA Branch Phone: +27 (0)21 914 0513
Namibia Branch Phone: +264 (0)81 143 6980
SA Branch: Ben Groot Attorneys Inc (2012/051739/21)
Namibia Branch: Michelle Saaiman Inc (2017/1088)