Here is some of the work we’ve been doing at van der Want attorneys since our last update:

  • advised a multinational mining company in relation to regulatory issues arising under the new draft 2018 Mining Charter
  • advised a  mining company in relation to various commercial contracts and mining regulatory issues
  • prepared a distribution agreement for a junior mining company in respect of certain mining related products
  • advised an engineering company in respect of various contractual disputes
  • provided general commercial legal services to a construction company
  • advised an NPC in relation to terms applicable to various South African freelance actors under broadcasting agreements
  • represented a client in an urgent application in the High Court, Gauteng Local Division, for the reconnection of electricity after Johannesburg City power incorrectly charged our client and demanded payment of invalid amounts. Costs awarded against the City.
  • acted for a non-profit organisation in a claim against MTN, Vodacom and Absa for allowing an unauthorised SIM port which ultimately led to large amounts of money being transferred from our clients account.
  • advised the beneficiaries of a testamentary trust
  • represented a company which provides engineering services in relation to a company under business rescue
  • acted as correspondent attorneys in the High Court, Gauteng Local Division Johannesburg in application for default judgment for a major mining operations company.
  • acted for a major mining company in an AFSA arbitration against another mining company
  • acted for and advised a medical doctor in a dispute with a medical service provider
  • acted as Receivers and Liquidator of a joint estate after divorce proceedings.
  • represented a client in the liquidation of a company where she owned a 45% share after the working relationship with the other director has broken down
  • represented a client in an urgent application in the Johannesburg High Court for the reconnection of electricity after Johannesburg City power incorrectly charged our client and demanded payment of invalid amounts and disconnected our client’s electricity. Costs awarded against the City
  • represented a construct ion company in urgent High Court application in the Durban High Court
  • acted for a television writer in his dispute with a media company
  • acted for a non-profit organisation in a claim against MTN, Vodacom and Absa for allowing an unauthorised SIM port which ultimately led to large amounts of money being transferred from our clients account.
  • represented a company which provides engineering services against a company under business rescue.
  • We represented a client in respect of the liquidation of a company in which our client owned a minority stake, after the working relationship with the other shareholder had broken down.
  • acted as correspondent attorneys in the High Court and Magistrates Court in various matters for various instructing attorneys
  • We acted for a major mining company in a lengthy arbitration against another mining company.
  • We acted for and advised a medical doctor in a dispute with a medical service provider.
  • represented various parties in divorce proceedings in the Johannesburg High Court, the Johannesburg Regional Court and the Randburg Magistrates Court.
  • acted as Receivers and Liquidator of a joint estate after divorce proceedings.
  • represented various parties in divorce proceedings in the Johannesburg High Court, the Johannesburg Regional Court and the Randburg Magistrates Court
  • represented a client in relation to a labour dispute with his employer
  • represented a client in obtaining an order from the High Court, Gauteng Local Division requesting the opponent to comply with a maintenance order.
  • acted for the respondent in a Children’s Court matter in Pretoria in a dispute over the primary residence of a child.
  • represented a client in an application for her appointment as her husband’s curator in the Johannesburg High Court.
  • prepared and reviewed wills and living wills for various clients.
  • acted for a client in an application for the removal of guardianship rights of the biological father of children