Commercial law, property law


Being thoroughly experienced and conversant with the rules, procedures and practices in the High Court, Magistrate’s Court, CCMA, Labour Court and other forums for disputes resolution, our experienced trial lawyers are in the position to guide you with knowledge, a leading edge and practical advice to run a trial, settle or otherwise dispose of a matter in a cost effective way.

Our litigation services include:
  • Arbitration
  • Presiding over and representation in disciplinary hearings
  • Dispute resolution
  • High Court litigation – both civil and criminal
  • Regional Court litigation – both civil and criminal
  • Magistrate's Court litigation – both civil and criminal
  • Acting as accredited arbitrators
  • Representation and appearances at CCMA and Labour Court
  • Debt collection
The Protection of Personal Information Act - What you need to know
July 2017
POPIA signifies the bare minimum standards and requirements for the recording, processing and sharing of personal information. It is essential that both individuals and businesses are acutely aware of the rights and obligations that the Act will confer on them as most, if not all, are privy to varying degrees of personal information on other people and entities.

New insights from the Constitutional Court bench – the “just and equitable” requirement in eviction proceedings
July 2017
On 8 June 2017, the Constitutional Court of South Africa handed down a landmark judgment with regards to the rights of illegal occupants in eviction proceedings in Occupiers of Erven 87 and 88 Berea and Christiaan Frederick De Wet and another. Some media publications’ analysis of the judgment could lead one to believe that in circumstances where homelessness is the fate of a potential evictee, an eviction may not be granted by a court under any circumstances. However, the true legal position is slightly more complex and cannot be summarised in such simple terms

MLV on Radio Helderberg

Tune into Radio Helderberg 93.6 every Wednesday for "Regskolom" at 14h30 to hear one of the legal professionals from Malan Lourens Viljoen share insights into the legal world.


Malan Lourens Viljoen Inc
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