Shepstone & Wylie is a leading South African legal practice established in 1892. The firm has more than 60 lawyers practising from offices in Johannesburg, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Richards Bay, Cape Town and London. Since 2009, Professional Management Review ("PMR") rated Shepstone & Wylie as the top medium size legal firm in South Africa.
Situated in the business hub of Africa, our vibrant Johannesburg office prides itself on providing excellent specialised legal advice to our clients whilst remaining true to the Shepstone & Wylie values of integrity, reliability and personalised client service. Our dynamic team of professionals provides a wide spectrum of services, including expertise in property law & conveyancing, environmental and clean energy law, maritime law, and commercial and litigation services as well as a dedicated customs department.
Shepstone & Wylie has many years of experience in residential conveyancing and will give you practical advice and guidance in this area. Our conveyancing team also deals with commercial and local authority conveyancing, residential, commercial and industrial township transfers, mortgage bonds for financial institutions, notarial leases, bonds and servitudes, sectional title, share block and timeshare developments. There are many laws which govern ownership and development of immovable property which require a property lawyer to have a dynamic approach to transactions, and our property lawyers have wide experience in the field.
Our property lawyers assist clients with general property advice, the registration of servitudes, contracts of sale, donation and exchange, commercial developments including hotel, office, factory and shopping centre developments, township establishment and development, land subdivisions and consolidations, structuring of share block, sectional title and timeshare schemes, residential, commercial and industrial property sales and acquisitions, lease and option agreements.