Van de Wall and Partners is a law firm and a member firm of the Phatshoane Henney Group of associated firms, an association of independent firms not practising in partnership and with separate liability.
Rutgert Henry Van de Wall established this firm under the name Van de Wall and Partners in 1960. Since then this law firm has grown to become one of the largest law firms in Kimberley in the Northern Cape and celebrated its 50th birthday in 2010. As a leading law firm, Van de Wall and Partners offers a complete range of services to both the private and public sector, including specialised services such as corporate and entertainment law, mining & minerals, commercial contracting and labour law services.
Van de Wall & Partners believe in investing in human capital and have a well trained administrative staff geared to service delivery in addition to a professional staff component that specialize in various legal disciplines. The firm renders its services on a broad base throughout the Northern Cape, the greater South Africa and even internationally, where required.
The firm has been awarded numerous awards, including the Golden Arrow Award of the Professional Management Review (PMR) in the Northern Cape in 1999, 2004 and 2005, in addition to the Law Society of the Cape of Good Hope award as one of the top investment achievers and contributors to the Fidelity Fund for many years.
As an associated firm member, Van de Wall and Partners also has access to the full spectrum of services and a wide resource base of skills, expertise and experience and knowledge management, skills development and empowerment support services of the group of associated firms, and can
through the group access and procure an extensive range of legal services for clients.
In order to provide a sophisticated and efficient service product to clients, Van de Wall & Partners has ensured that it utilizes modern technology and well trained staff to provide its services.
Van de Wall and Partners also have access to the Knowledge Centre of the Phatshoane Henney Group and the specialized resources provided to Van de Wall and Partners and supporting all services provided by Van de Wall and Partners.
Regular electronic newsletter updates regarding various specialized disciplines such as tax and fiduciary, commercial law, labour law, higher education law, property law and more, help ensure that Van de Wall and Partners is kept informed and current regarding new regulatory developments and events. These electronic newsletters and updates are provided by Van de Wall and Partners to clients as part of the value-added services available and provided by the firm.
Van de Wall and Partners prides itself on its ability to provide clients with innovative and workable solutions. This we believe, sets us apart from the traditional law firm and enables us to provide tailored advice and services, an absolute necessity in the rapidly changing business environment.
We maintain the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and business conduct and have an entrenched commitment to service excellence and quality care.
We are members of the Phatshoane Henney Group of associated firms. With more than 215 professionals and nearly 850 staff members operating from 31 offices throughout South Africa as well as Botswana, we have a national presence to assist in addressing our clients' needs.
The following are some of the core services provided by Van de Wall and Partners, although clients can through the Phatshoane Henney Group and its group cv, access many more specialized services.
The corporate environment is a highly specialized and demanding field, involving aspects of corporate development, structuring, commercial agreements and finance. Van de Wall and Partners offer clients a range of specialized corporate services including:
Van de Wall and Partners offers a range of commercial drafting services to clients, including:
LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
Van de Wall and Partners provides a comprehensive range of labour and employment services to clients, across a wide range clients. Labour and employment services offered include:
Private client services provided by Van de Wall and Partners include personal financial and estate planning, administration of estates, personal injury claims and litigation, family trust formation, antenuptial contracts, sequestration and rehabilitation applications and other personalized legal services
Van de Wall and Partners provide civil and criminal advice, council, representation and management to clients in litigious matters for Magistrate Court, High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal matters (directly or through correspondent attorney firms) and support for other formal and informal tribunals and forums. Litigation services provided by Van de Wall and Partners include:
Van de Wall and Partners provide the full spectrum of insolvency services, which include:
Van de Wall and Partners offers a wide range of property law services as well as specialist advice on property rights, property development, town planning and site issues. Property services include:
MINERALS and MINING