Practice Areas

  • Conveyancing
  • Property Law & Litigation
  • Estates, Wills & Trusts
  • Commercial Law
  • Notary Services

We are a Cape Town based firm of attorneys and attend to the transfer of property anywhere in South Africa. We can also assist South Africans living outside of South Africa with the transfer of property purchased.

Only qualified conveyancers may attend to the transfer of fixed properties and related transactions.

This protects the rights and interest of the public and also safeguards the integrity of the South African Land Registration System, which is universally regarded as one of the best in the world.

Essentially conveyancing is the transfer of legal title to property from one person to another. It also deals with the transfer of immovable property, the burdening of immovable property by means of mortgage bonds and the execution of various other acts.

Velile Tinto Cape Attorneys is a law practice that specializes in conveyancing.

We enjoy a sound reputation with colleagues and clients. The firm focuses on conveyancing, winding up of deceased estates, the drafting of wills, ante nuptial contracts and lease agreements.

We are also specifically experienced in doing developments and assisting developers from day one.

Our clients include some of the top estate agency firms and we are proud to be part of the conveyancing panels of leading banks in South Africa for bond registrations.

Property Transfers

Our Conveyancing and Property Law Department provides specialized services over the full spectrum of commercial and residential property, and our experience includes:

  • Residential property transfers
  • Sheriff transfers
  • Transfer of deceased estates
  • Commercial property transactions
  • Land consolidations and Subdivisions
  • Mortgage bond registrations
  • Private and third party bonds
  • Cancellation of Bonds
  • Sectional title registers
  • Township registrations
  • Drafting Agreements of Sale

Preparing a township development plan for an area, including removal of restrictions

Currently the firm employs 12 conveyancers and two conveyancing consultants. We are able to handle large volumes and our reporting systems are state of the art.

We have associate branches all over the country ensuring that we can provide a service to a national client base.

 

Contact our conveyancing attorneys in Cape Town for assistance.

The many laws that govern property ownership and development require property lawyers to have a dynamic approach to transactions. Our conveyancing attorneys in Cape Town have extensive experience with property matters and can assist you with legal advice with regard to your matter

Our main focus is on property transfers, evictions (of unlawful occupiers of property), estate agency law, contractual disputes and the rendering of legal advice to small/medium enterprises. All the Directors and attorneys are experienced in the Law of Property.

Our property law services include:
  • Negotiation and preparation of property related agreements
  • Landlord and tenant disputes and rental claims
  • Disputes between neighbours
  • Interdicts
  • Unlawful deprivation of possession or occupation of property
  • Sectional title affairs
  • Litigation

In relation to a litigation matter, VTC is in association with Toefy Attorneys offering a full range of legal services to a diversified client base including general litigation, debt collection, MVA, corporate law, company law, trust law, matrimonial law, and property law. Toefy Attorneys is a level three BBBEE contributor.

Since inception Toefy Attorneys have been involved in a number of high level legal matters, some of which have received recognition both locally and internationally.

Contact our Property Law and Litigation Attorneys in Cape Town, for assistance with landlord and tenant disputes, interdicts, sectional title affairs and property zoning.

Estate planning is very important for the proper administration of assets in the event of death. It is also essential should you have a specific wish with regard to an inheritance or bequest.

VTC supports their clients by providing them with a full spectrum of services which includes planning and advice with regard to an estate in which there is immovable property and also in the case of a property being hypothecated with a mortgage bond, establishing a trust, drafting a will and transferring immovable property from a deceased estate to the beneficiaries.

Wills can be very simple or quite complex depending on the client’s estate and wishes. VTC approaches each client’s case knowing that every situation is unique. Our attorneys can advise you on the range of options available and recommend those that suit your unique situation.

Everybody should have a Last Will. If you do not own assets right now, the time may come when you will accumulate assets. Should you pass away without a will, your assets will be dealt with according to the law of intestate succession, irrespective of your wishes with regard to your assets.

We will help you to explore all of your options for administering your estate and will guide you through the process of creating the best estate plan possible.

VTC’s attorneys and conveyancers in Cape Town have gained the experience over the past few years to deal with any type of an estate no matter the complexity.

Insolvent Estates and Trusts

We have dealt with numerous insolvent deceased estates and trusts.

As an alternative to insolvency litigation, this department accepts appointment as liquidators and trustees in various insolvent estates.

Our services in terms of wills, estates and trusts include:
  • Planning of estates and trusts
  • Drafting of wills and trusts
  • Updating of wills (codicils)
  • Administration of deceased estates
  • Application of curatorship
  • Safe custody service for wills where we are the nominated executor
  • Administration of Trusts
  • Tax implications and advice in respect of trusts and estates.

Contact our attorneys in Cape Town for assistance with estate planning, drafting of your last will, administration of deceased estates and the administration of business and family trusts.

The director responsible for this department is Anton Der Kinderen together with Kashiefa Abrahams-Toffar, who have the excess of 32 years’ experience collectively.

Kashiefa worked in Commercial Banks as a commercial banker specializing in commercial property for 12 years and assisting with bond registrations and complex commercial property structures and developments.

This is the area of law which also regulates the commercial, legal and other relationships between parties who have entered into business relationships. Common disputes arising from this field are usually the result of breach of contract.

Our lawyers would be able to assist you with the drafting of your contracts which include contracts of Donations, Exchange, Sale, Loan, Supply, Lease, Option Agreements, or Shareholders Agreements.

We also offer:

  • Formation, operation and provision of ongoing legal corporate advice to legal entities such as Close Corporations
  • Trusts, Limited Companies, S21 Companies               
  • Negotiation and review of pertinent documentation
  • Sale of Members Interest
  • Sale of Business
  • Cessions
  • Sale of Movables like motor vehicles

Contact Velile Tinto Cape attorneys Cape Town for assistance.

To practice as a Notary in South Africa, an attorney must complete an additional examination and be admitted as a Notary by the High Court, and is thereby entitled to practice in certain areas of law that attorneys may not.

Nadine Pansegrouw is our Notary Public and is responsible for this department.

The service of a Notary is commonly required in the field of conveyancing, marriage and the authentication of documents.

Our attorneys at VTC can provide you with comprehensive and highly acclaimed notarial drafting and authentication services.

We can assist you with:
  • The signing or certifying of documents that are to be used outside the Republic of South Africa
  • Obtaining an Apostille Certificate and/or obtaining the requisite authentication certificate from the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and/or the necessary certificate or endorsement from the Embassy or Consulate involved for the use of documents outside of the Republic of South Africa (where required).
Drafting and/or legalisation of certain documents including notarised and/or certified copies of the following:
  • Marriage Certificates,
  • Birth Certificates,
  • Death Certificates,
  • Divorce Certificates,
  • Powers of Attorney,
  • Copies of ID pages or Passports,
  • Educational documents.
VTC is also experienced with regards to:
  • Mineral rights
  • Ante nuptial and post nuptial registrations
  • Registration of servitudes
  • Registration of cohabitation contract

Contact our Notary Public for assistance.