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Welcome to Michael Matthews & Associates, a leading legal firm that really cares.

There comes a time in most people’s lives, whether personally, commercially or otherwise, that the services of an attorney are either advisable or even necessary. Seeking legal advice can be a stressful exercise, especially when there is a lot at stake.
At Michael Matthews & Associates we strive to develop a relaxed relationship with our clients, and to make it clear that we have empathy with and understand our clients’ concerns.
With more than fifty years of combined experience, we are also able to offer a high quality bouquet of hands on and personalized legal services to our clients including, amongst others, property law, contracts and commercial law in all its aspects, matrimonial and family law, High Court and Magistrates Court litigation and arbitration, third-party claims, will drafting and administration of deceased estates to mention but a few.

Property Law

Including agreements for the sale of immovable property, attending to the transfer of immovable property, assisting in applications for mortgage loans, sectional title schemes, drafting and vetting Life Right Agreements and dealing with property disputes in general.

Contracts & Commercial Law

Our considerable experience in the drafting and interpretation of a wide variety of contracts and other important commercial documents has benefitted our clients. These include , amongst others, partnership and association Agreements, shareholders’ agreements, agreements for the sale of businesses and property, license and agency agreements, franchise agreements ,contracts of employment, memoranda of incorporation, and any other customised or tailor made contract our clients require.

Insolvency Law

We assist clients and give advice in all aspects of insolvency law, including the liquidation of Companies (as defined in the new Companies Act), advice on the appropriateness or otherwise of business rescue proceedings, sequestrations of natural persons, voluntary surrender, compromises and either informal or court-sanctioned distributions.

We also specialise in rental and eviction law, So when these types of issues arise, we offer both landlords and tenants advice and assistance in all matters related to rental agreements, disputes related to such agreements, ejectment proceedings and collection of arrear rental at an affordable attorney and own client rate.

Accidents do happen and either physical injury or economic loss, or both can result, but when this is as a result of negligence, Michael Matthews & Associates is well equipped to offer sound advice and, in appropriate cases, to help you through this legal battle.

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