VFV Mseleku - services

By: Vfv Mseleku  11-11-2011
Keywords: Real Estate, law, Property Development

Our Services As we mainly service business people and business entities, our key focus is on commercial work. Our services include commercial agreements, advice on commercial entities, establishment of commercial entities, running and rescuing of commercial entities, selling commercial entities and stakes therein, advising clients when disputes arise, representing clients in various dispute resolution forums township establishment and development, sectional title and property development, purchase and sale of immovable property and estate planning.Practice Areas:Commercial Law and Commercial TransactionsThe firm has a good grasp of the needs of business and of developments taking place in the legal environment within which businesses operate. We understand our role as giving advice and providing services that make business sense in the South African environment. We are required to advise business people on how they can best meet the requirements of their business enterprises within the ambit of the law.The Commercial Law and Commercial Transactions department specializes on the following:
  • Acquisitions, Mergers, Take-overs and Business Rescues
  • Commercial Contracts and Joint Ventures
  • Commercial Entities
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Corporate Finance
  • Empowerment Transactions
  • Estate Planning
  • Insolvency and Recoveries
  • Insurance and Re-insurance
  • Investment Banking
  • JSE Listings
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Mining Law
  • Project Finance
  • Taxation (Income Tax and related Tax Law)
  • Trusts
Advice on disputes and dispute resolutionWe understand that business people are not in business to be engaged in disputes. We also understand that in the course of carrying on business, disputes do arise when rights are contested. Our approach is therefore to endeavour to reach an expedient and definitive resolution of a dispute ensuring that our clients can revert to more productive aspects of their businesses.The Litigation and Disputes Resolution Area deals with the following:
  • Advice on circumstances that may lead to disputes
  • Advice on the different dispute resolution forums
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Asset Recovery and Debt Collecting
  • Commercial Litigation in the High Courts and the Magistrates' Courts
  • Enquiries
  • Family Law
  • Labour Law
  • Liability of Directors and Auditors for debts of a Company
  • Public Interest Law
Real EstateOur Real Estate department is comparable with the best in the country. VFV Mseleku has established relationships with property developers operating nationally and involved in high profile developments. We act as project coordinators for both residential and commercial property developments. VFV Mseleku serves on the A-Panel of attorneys of all the major banks and in this capacity we attend to bond registrations and, because of the profile of our Real Estate department, are able to negotiate and liaise with the financial institutions on behalf of our real estate clients. Our Real Estate department deals with the following:
  • Township establishment and Development
  • Sectional Titles Scheme
  • Property Development and development structures
  • Purchase and Sale of Immovable Property
  • Purchase and Sale of Property Owning Companies
The following are some of the projects that our Real Estate Department has been involved in:
  • Centurion Golf Estate (570 residential stands, golf course and amenities)
  • Cornwall Hill Estate, Centurion (residential estate and private school)
  • Woodhill Golf Estate, Pretoria (500 residential stands, golf course and amenities)
  • Koro Creek Golf Estate, Nylstroom (500 residential stands in 4 phased townships)
  • Oval Gardens Sectional Scheme, Centurion (4 blocks of 350 flats)
  • Medforum Hospital, Pretoria (extension of sectional title scheme by incorporating adjacent land)
  • Allen Joss Motors, Pretoria (rezoning and servicing of former municipal parks and linking properties by way of an aerial servitude)
  • Veni Vidi Vici, Pretoria (opening of three sectional title registers and transfers of 210 units)
  • Menlyn Retail Park, Pretoria (commercial township creating 20,000 square metres of retail space)
  • Mamelodi Shopping Centre, Pretoria
  • The Hills (township consisting of 1650 units)
ConclusionOur philosophy is simple: if our advice keeps our clients in business, they will keep us in business.

Keywords: Commercial Entities, Estate Department, law, Property Development, Real Estate

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