Our Services

Our Services

Our firm is well-known in the property industry and provide legal services in relation to the transfer of immovable property and the registration of transactions at the Deeds Office.

Conveyancing and Property Law

Our firm is well-known in the property industry and provide legal services in relation to the transfer of immovable property and the registration of transactions at the Deeds Office.

Litigation

Litigation involves the legal process for settling those disputes or claims between and amongst natural persons, juristic persons and the State that requires objective determination.

Commercial Contracting

Our services include attending to the drafting and negotiation of various commercial agreements tailored to the specific needs and requirements of each client.

Wills And The Administration Of Deceased Estates

Estate planning is a service which anticipates and arranges the disposal of your Estate on your death.

Conveyancing and Property Law

We are well known for adding value outside of our normal obligations to any transaction. Jooste Heswick Inc. is strongly positioned to serve all your legal needs.

In addition to the processing of your transfer, our services to you include the following:

  • Perusal of your contract of sale prior to you accepting and signing it;
  • Ensuring that time periods in your proposed sale agreement are practically attainable;
  • The legal and practical consequences in relation to suspensive conditions;
  • Title deed searches and verification of property details;
  • Ensuring that notice is given timeously to the appropriate institutions;
  • The disclosure of defects if and where applicable;
  • Assistance with compliance in relation to electricity, beetle infestation, gas and plumbing certification;
  • Your liability for capital gains tax (if any) and the processing thereof in conjunction with your auditors;
  • Assistance to foreign buyers and sellers;
  • Repatriation of funds;

As the seller, you are disposing of your ownership rights – these rights have to be protected and it is therefore your prerogative, as the seller, to nominate the attorney and conveyancer responsible for the processing of your sale. Do not relinquish this right – ever!

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Litigation

Litigation involves the legal process for settling those disputes or claims between and amongst natural persons, juristic persons and the State that requires objective determination.

Jooste Heswick Inc. provides a full range of specialised litigation services, which include:

  • Civil, commercial, criminal and general litigation relating to matters in the High Court and Magistrate’s Court;
  • Drafting and negotiation of various commercial agreements;
  • Drafting of lease agreements;
  • Eviction orders;
  • Labour and employment law;
  • Matrimonial and family law litigation, including divorce, custody and maintenance matters ;
  • Credit and consumer law;

Our services are tailored to the specific needs and requirements of each client and we are invested in ensuring the enforcement of you and your rights.

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Commercial Contracting

Our services include attending to the drafting and negotiation of various commercial agreements tailored to the specific needs and requirements of each client.

Our services include:

  • Registration of companies;
  • Drafting and negotiation of sale of business agreements;
  • Drafting and negotiation of commercial lease agreements;
  • Drafting and negotiation of partnership agreements 

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Wills And The Administration Of Deceased Estates


Estate planning is a service which anticipates and arranges the disposal of your estate on your death. Estate planning ensures that:

  • Your heirs enjoy the benefits of your wealth building activities
  • The costs to your estate, such as taxes and other expenses, are kept to a minimum
  • The transfer of assets to your heirs is simplified
  • Complications and uncertainties which may trouble your survivors are eliminated

The process of administering a deceased estate involves reporting the death to the Master of the High Court, obtaining the Master’s appointment of the executor of the deceased’s estate and performing the necessary duties in order to distribute the assets of the estate. These duties include, but are not limited to, placing the necessary advertisements to alert debtors and creditors of the estate to the death of the deceased, drafting the liquidation and distribution account and advertising this account, on top of the necessary correspondence with the Master’s office.
 
Our professional team at Jooste Heswick Attorneys has the skills and experience to provide these services to you at rate that is negotiable and affordable.
 
We are ideally positioned to provide guidance and advice in respect of the administration of deceased estates and performing the necessary duties in order to distribute the estate.

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