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COMMERCIAL & CORPORATE LAW

Commercial law forms the legal backbone of business transactions, operations, and interactions, shaping the way commerce is conducted in an ethical, regulated, and efficient manner.At Buthelezi Vilakazi Inc. our commercial law expertise is underpinned by a dynamic team of highly skilled legal professionals. Our comprehensive services include:

  • Drafting and Negotiations
  • Contract Litiggation
  • Corporate Entity Setup
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Governance
  • Company Secretarial Services
  • Corporate Financial Management

CONVEYANCING

Our Property Law Department is led by a proficient Conveyancer and secretaries, and we extend our conveyancing services to Government Departments and private clients:

  • We conduct thorough property Deed searches and verify social housing beneficiaries.
  • We ensure the transfer documents are drafted accurately to avoid delays.
  • We have the capacity to attend to Regulation 68 applications (lost deed)
  • We are skilled in attending to various immovable property transfers, rectifications, and bond cancellations.
  • We pride ourselves on the seamless transfer of immovable property nationwide.

LABOUR LAW & DISPUTE RESOLUTION EXPERTISE

Our firm specialises in the handling of grievance hearings, presiding over disciplinary processes, and the prosecution of disciplinary hearings. Our seasoned professionals bring a wealth of experience to the table, ensuring a fair, impartial, and legally sound resolution of workplace disputes.

  • Presiding over a Disciplinary Hearing.
  • Grievance Hearing.
  • Disciplinary Hearing Prosecution.
  • Legal Representation in Review. Applications/Appeals.
  • Relationships by Objectives and Bargaining Forum Chairmanship.

INVESTIGATIONS

Our Investigations Unit is under the leadership of Ms. Vilakazi, an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The unit specialises in conducting thorough investigations and data analysis within the context of fraud and corruption.Our team is proficient in identifying elements of maladministration, fraud, forgery, theft, corruption, and bribery in all their forms. We boast a comprehensive understanding of key legislation, including but not limited to:

• Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act
• Protection of Personal Information Act
• Financial Intelligence Centre Act
• Cybercrimes Act
• Tax Administration Act
• PFMA (Public Finance Management Act)
• PPPFA (Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act)

PROCUREMENT & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

At Buthelezi Vilakazi Inc., our commitment to excellence extends to our specialised expertise in procurement and administrative law. We offer a comprehensive range of legal services designed to guide clients through the intricacies of procurement processes, administrative decision-making, and ensuring meticulous compliance with relevant legislation.

Our proficiency encompasses navigating the nuanced frameworks of key statutes, such as the

  • Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA),
  • the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA),
  • the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,
  • the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA),
  • the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA), and
  • the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).

INSOLVENCY LAW & LIQUIDATIONS

Our distinguished Ms. Vilakazi, who has been listed on the Master of the High Court national list of liquidators since 2018, epitomises our prowess in insolvency law and liquidations. Leveraging this recognition, we have successfully navigated and executed the winding up of various small and large insolvent estates.

Our approach is grounded in a profound understanding of the intricate regulatory landscape, notably governed by the Companies Act and the historic Insolvency Act 24 of 1936. Drawing from our wealth of experience, we guide clients through the complexities of these legal processes, offering strategic insights that align with current legislative frameworks and best practices.

At Buthelezi Vilakazi Inc., our commitment to excellence in insolvency law and liquidations extends beyond legal expertise; it includes a dedication to delivering optimal outcomes for our clients, fostering trust and confidence in our ability to navigate the challenges inherent in these matters.

DEBT COLLECTION

Our debt collection process is meticulously designed to ensure a comprehensive and professional approach, blending strategic soft collection methods with a well-defined legal framework. Here is an overview of our detailed soft collection and legal collection processes. Soft Collection Process and Plan entails

  • Voice Calls
  • Bulk SMS Manager
  • E-Statement Manager

The legal collection Process and Plan entail

  • Letter of Demand
  • Summons
  • Judgement

At every stage, our debt collection strategy is characterized by professionalism, compliance, and a client-centric approach, ensuring the optimal resolution of outstanding debts.

MUNICIPAL LAW

Our extensive experience in municipal law covers diverse legal issues concerning municipalities and individuals. Our specialized team is highly skilled and experienced in the following matters:
We have the capacity to attend to litigation on various contraventions of municipal bylaws by residents. We are equipped to attend to a review application done in terms of S 56 of the Town Planning and Township Ordinance, 1996, and the Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act, 2019. We assist municipalities with disputes over municipal accounts and, ultimately, with debate and associated litigation. Review of municipal by-laws, rate policies, and credit control collection policies, and engage in litigation on disputes arising from the review. We are experienced in soft and hard debt collection in terms of the relevant municipal credit control policy.

We attend to objections and appeals in terms of Regulations 49 and 50 of the Municipal Supply Chain Management Regulations. We are skilled in attending JBCC and GCC arbitrations on behalf of a municipality at the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA).

GENERAL LITIGATIONS

In the realm of general civil litigation, Buthelezi Vilakazi Inc. stands out for providing extensive services across superior courts, lower courts, and related dispute resolution forums. All our attorneys possess the right of appearance in the High Court, and we engage external counsel only when it’s absolutely necessary. Our candidate attorneys work under the direct supervision of senior attorneys and are thoroughly equipped with the skills and expertise to handle matters at the district court.

We advocate for litigation as the last resort, believing in pursuing matters with a high prospect of success. To assist clients in making informed decisions, we provide legal opinions before initiating court proceedings. Our preference for mediation over legal action in dispute resolution not only aligns with cost-saving principles but also aims to foster optimal client outcomes. At Buthelezi Vilakazi Inc., we prioritize success through strategic, well-informed, and cost-effective legal approaches.

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