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South Africa

Following the extension of our business into South Africa we have a keen understanding of local legal complexities and the areas you are most likely to require assistance with.

Our international probate team are well equipped to provide guidance on:

  • Dealing with property
  • Resealing executor documents
  • Taxes
  • Wills
  • Succession and planning

We can also provide advice and support for companies and individuals with queries relating to South African law, including:

  • Immigration
  • Creating a company
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Commercial agreements

Additionally, we advise both UK based and other international companies on the legal and practical considerations of trading elsewhere in the world. As members of the MSI Global Alliance we work with professional advisors who have the experience and knowledge to support business activities across the globe.

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Ilott V Mitson Supreme Court ruling

The widely reported case of Ilott v Mitson has today come to an end, through the Supreme Court issuing its long awaited judgement in the case.

will forgery

If there are any concerns about the will’s validity, the will should not be admitted to probate until further enquiries can be made in that regard. For example, medical, forensic and witness evidence can be obtained to show what may have happened when the will was prepared and signed.


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