Botha Coetzee Mapekula Inc.

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What WE Do

Our practice areas

Property Transfers

 

Criminal Matters

 

Corporate law

 

Contracts

 
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Administration of Deceased Estates

 

Litigation Services

 

Drafting of a Will

 

Our Vision

We have launched this website to help us get closer to you, our client. Thereby serving you better. This website will act as a platform for us to share all the details regarding our services offered and also help clients to quickly get in touch with us for all your needs. You will also find other useful information such as contact details, a brief summary of the transfer process, etc. We have also shared our vision & mission statements and our quality initiatives that are making us a better organization.

Our Vision is to offer the best services to our clients. To always exceed client’s expectations resulting in client satisfaction. Our mission is to provide the highest possible quality service to our clients.

Our commitment to offer nothing but the very best is reflected in our vision & mission statements. We exist because of our clients and we are very grateful to our clients who have made us what we are today. We now strive to take our organization to the next level so that we can serve our clients even better.

In the Land of the Will, Clarity is King

“The golden rule for the interpretation of testaments is to ascertain the wishes of the testator from the language used. And when these wishes are ascertained, the court is bound to give effect to them, unless we are prevented by some rule or law from doing so.”...

Rising Damp and Failed Waterproofing: How to Sue the Sellers

“[w]here a seller recklessly tells a half-truth or knows the facts but does not reveal them because he or she has not bothered to consider their significance, this may also amount to fraud” … “a willful abstention from establishing the true facts does not constitute a...

The Pothole Plague – Claiming Damages

“If cars are required to be roadworthy, shouldn’t roads be required to be car-worthy?” (Online meme) If you fall victim to a pothole-infested road, don’t hesitate to sue for your losses. A recent High Court victory for a motorist claiming R8.6m in damages confirms yet...

Lending to a Friend or Relative – When Must You Register as a Credit Provider?

“In life, we never lose friends, we only learn who the true ones are” (Unknown) Lending money to a friend or family member in need sounds like a natural and informal sort of thing to do. But beware – if relations sour and your friend/relative can’t or won’t repay you,...

Property: Why Do You Need an Occupancy Certificate Before You Buy?

“…there is no obligation on the [seller] to obtain an occupancy certificate and to furnish it to the [buyers]” (Extract from judgment below) Imagine this – you buy your dream home, pay for it, take transfer into your name, and move in. But then disaster strikes. The...

Who Owns Your Employee’s Invention? Lessons from the “Please Call Me” Saga

24 April 2024 is ‘World Intellectual Property Day’. It’s “an opportunity to explore how intellectual property (IP) encourages and can amplify the innovative and creative solutions that are so crucial to building our common future.” (The UN’s World Intellectual...

How to Safeguard Your Digital Presence: A Simple Checklist for Website Compliance

“It’s important to remember your competitor is only one mouse click away” (Doug Warner) Your website, social media profiles, and other online platforms play a vital role in your business strategy and in staying ahead of your competition at all times. However, it’s not...

When to Lawyer Up

“The first thing we do is, let’s kill all the lawyers.” (Shakespeare) Shakespeare must have had an unhappy experience or two with the lawyers of his time to have one of his characters utter that threat, but the reality is that every aspect of our lives is touched at...

Property Sales: “Conditional Acceptance” of an Offer is Not Acceptance, It’s Rejection

“The conditional acceptance of an offer amounts to rejection of same and not the conclusion of a contract, but may be a counter–offer.” (Extract from judgment below) A good offer comes in for your property, so you accept it. But you’re not happy with a few of the...

When is Resignation a Constructive Dismissal?

“…the prospect of continued employment must be shown to have been objectively intolerable and the employee must have resigned due to the intolerable situation and not for another reason.” (Extract from judgment below) Perhaps you are an employer, and that troublesome...

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Unit 5,
Willow View Office Park, 653 Van Hoof Street, Willowbrook, Roodepoort

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(011) 763 4432

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