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Van de Wall Inc. (Kimberley)

Phone Number:
+27 (0)53 830 2936
8 Kimberley
Email address:
Areas Of Practice:
Agriculture, Collections, Contracts, Conveyancing, Debt Collections, Deceased Estates, Divorce, Estates, General Practice, High Court Practice, Insolvency, Labour Law, Liquidation, Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Mineral Law/Rights, Mining, MVA / Motor Vehicle Accident Claims, Notary / Notaries Public, Road Accident Fund claim / 3rd Party claim, Trusts, Wills
Years of Practice:
69 Memorial Road, Monument Heights, Kimberley
Northern Cape
Postal Address:
P O Box 294, Kimberley, 8300

Van de Wall Inc 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 (now Van de Wall Inc). 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 Inc 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 Inc 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 Inc 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 Inc has ensured that it utilizes modern technology and well trained staff to provide its services.

Van de Wall Inc also have access to the Knowledge Centre of the Phatshoane Henney Group and the specialized resources provided to Van de Wall Inc and supporting all services provided by Van de Wall Inc.

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 Inc is kept informed and current regarding new regulatory developments and events. These electronic newsletters and updates are provided by Van de Wall Incto clients as part of the value-added services available and provided by the firm.

Van de Wall Inc 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 Inc, 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 Inc offer clients a range of specialized corporate services including:

  • Company and other entity formation and registration.
  • Formation and use of trusts, business trusts and worker trusts.
  • Advice on structuring of transactions
  • Drafting of agreements such as sale, lease, shareholder and other commercial contracts
  • Loan and credit transactions

Van de Wall Inc offers a range of commercial drafting services to clients, including:

  • Finance and loan agreements
  • Franchising agreements
  • Lease and sale agreements
  • Service agreements
  • Employment and contractor agreements
  • Comprehensive range of commercial drafting services
  • Support to address the needs of each client

Van de Wall Inc provides a comprehensive range of labour and employment services to clients, across a wide range clients. Labour and employment services offered include:

  • Employment contracts.
  • Collective bargaining strategy and assistance.
  • Labour dispute litigation at the CCMA, Bargaining Counsils.
  • Disciplinary inquiries.
  • General labour advice and assistance.

Private client services provided by Van de Wall Inc 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 Inc 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 Inc include:

  • Criminal and defence representation.
  • Civil and commercial litigation.
  • Settlement negotiations.
  • Insolvency and rehabilitation applications.
  • Urgent applications.
  • Opinions.

Van de Wall Inc provide the full spectrum of insolvency services, which include:

  • Administration of insolvent estates.
  • Liquidation, winding-up and administration of insolvent estates.
  • Management and formulation of liquidation and distribution accounts.
  • Personal sequestration and rehabilitation applications.
  • Labour aspects relating to insolvency.
  • Convening of meetings of creditors, settlement of disputes between creditors.
  • Interrogations in terms of Sections 66 or 152 of the Insolvency Act
  • All ancillary matters relating to insolvencies

Van de Wall Inc 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:

  • Property transfers and registrations.
  • Property valuations.
  • Mortage bonds, notarial bonds and sevurities.
  • Sectional title registers.
  • Town and regional planning.
  • Land rezoning, consolidations, proclamations, subdivisions, expropriation and servitudes.
  • Land rights and land evictions


  • Application for mining and other mineral rights.
  • Conversion of existing rights.
  • Acquisition and disposing of mining rights and titles.
  • Drafting of agreements and licences.
  • Expropriation.
  • Landsurface rights
Contact Person:
B Honiball