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.

Property: Green Shoots, Agent’s Commission and Fidelity Fund Certificates

“Ninety percent of all millionaires become so through owning real estate. More money has been made in real estate than in all industrial investments combined. The wise young man or wage earner of today invests his money in real estate” (Andrew Carnegie, billionaire...

The Pandemic and Business Interruption Cover – Can You Claim?

“…it must be asked whether, but for the Covid-19 outbreak, the interruption or interference to the Applicant's business would have occurred when the Lockdown Regulations were promulgated” (extract from the judgment below) It’s no surprise that our media has been awash...

Lockdown “Admission of Guilt” Fines – The Criminal Record Risk

Breaking any of our lockdown laws can be an expensive business, risking heavy penalties.  If you are accused of a contravention and offered the option of paying an “admission of guilt” fine to avoid a court appearance, beware! It may seem like the easy way out to...

Property Subsidence: New Law, Strict Liability and Ubuntu

“…every landowner has a right to the lateral support and where subsidence or other destabilisation occurs, as a result of excavations on an adjacent property, the owner of the adjacent property will be liable in an action for damages irrespective of whether she was...

Websites of the Month: Why and How to Encourage Whistleblowing in Your Workplace

Our law (in the form of the Protected Disclosures Act) encourages employees to disclose unlawful or irregular conduct in their workplaces without fear of reprisal.  Why encourage it? “3 Reasons Why Whistleblowing is Important for Public and Private Companies” on...

Electronic Signatures in Property and Other Transactions

“To sign a document means to authenticate that which stands for or is intended to represent the name of the person who is to authenticate” (quoted in the case below) We all know that verbal agreements, although fully binding for most types of transaction, are a recipe...

Directors and Business Rescue in the Time of COVID-19

“A stitch in time saves nine” (wise old proverb) The COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown have opened up new avenues of profit for some businesses, but they have also subjected many others to the spectre of business failure.  Unfortunately we can expect...

Our Brave New World: Using Zoom for Retrenchment Consultations

“O brave new world” (Shakespeare) The COVID-19 pandemic will doubtless lead to many new developments on the legal front. For example, with widespread employee retrenchment now an unfortunate reality in our struggling economy, all employers, employees and trade unions...

POPIA’s Deadline is 30 June 2021 – Ignore the “Fake Headlines” But Start Planning!

At long last the main provisions of POPIA (the Protection of Personal Information Act) have been gazetted, and they will commence on 1 July 2020. That means that the one year transitional period will expire on 30 June 2021.  Don’t panic just yet, and ignore...

Website of the Month: The Mental Battle of Running a Small Business in Lockdown Level 3

“This Too Shall Pass. It might pass like a kidney stone, but it will pass” (Unknown) Entrepreneurs and the small businesses they run are bearing much of the brunt of our deepening economic woes. Some SMEs have prospered, others have sunk – most of us have just battled...

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attorneys I notaries I conveyancers

Office

1st Floor Kingfisher Park

2   Kingfisher Street

Horizon Park

Roodepoort

1725

Call Us

(011) 763 2177

FAX

(011) 763 4432

EMAIL US

jannie@bcminc.co.za