Areas of Practice
Having sharpened our skills and knowledge through ongoing study and personal development, we have developed our expertise in the following fields of legal practice.
- Corporate /commercial law. In the context of our firm this refers to all aspects of corporate existence , from company / close corporation registration to business establishment; and covers commercial contract drafting , negotiation, management of implementation, termination and handling disputes relating to business ( also known as transaction advisory services?. We also perform legal compliance audits.
- Municipal law. This refers to that field of legal practice that encompasses compliance with municipal laws, drafting of municipal by laws, advising on aspects of integrated development programmes , legal aspects of township planning , and includes sitting on municipal tribunals for resolution of disputes /objections relating to township development .
- Labour law. We represent clients on both sides of the labour divide ( employers and employees) in labour disputes. We also perform compliance audits to assist corporate clients in understanding and complying with applicable laws relating to labour ( including but not limited to workman's compensation legislation and labour relations regulatory statutes).
- Civil litigation. We assist clients with all forms of civil litigation. This includes but is not limited to claims relating to personal injuries, medical negligence, inter-personal disputes, defamation and other similar fields of legal practice.
- Family law. This relates to disputes regarding marriages and divorce ; intra-family disputes and mediation; and issues around children
- Criminal litigation. We provide defendant service to clients facing criminal prosecution , including bringing bail applications on behalf of incarcerated clients
- Administration of deceased estates. At AM Vilakazi Tau Attorneys we realize that it is not enough to have a fruitful relationship with a clients when they are alive , and to walk away when they pass on. Our estate administration service seeks to ensure that we carry our relationship beyond the passing of a person. We register deceased estates and go on to administer the deceased estate up to actual distribution of the residue in the deceased estate