Property & Commercial



+ Commercial and Transactional Law

+ Commercial Drafting

+ Company Law

+ Contracts

+ Internet Law / E-Commerce, Information Technology

+ Joint Ventures & Acquisitions

+ Property Law

+ Leases

+ Trusts & Wills including living wills



Transfers: Freestanding & sectional title property

+ Mortgage bonds



Anti-nuptial contracts

+ Notarial Cessions of mineral rights

+ Notarial cessions of exclusive use areas

+ Notarial Bonds

+ Personal & Praedial Servitudes


Mike du Toit is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, a qualified Trademark Practitioner and senior adjudicator of domain name disputes in terms of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 ( ECT Act) and regulations. He has more than 25 years’ experience in intellectual property law and is a former head of the trademark litigation department in John & Kernick and Bowman Gilfillan Inc and a founder and former head of the Intellectual Property Department of Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs. Mike served on the council of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) for several years, is a past President of SAIIPL and was chairman of their ADR committee that set up the domain name dispute resolution platform for the resolution of domain name disputes in terms of the ECT Act and regulations. He has extensive experience in the enforcement and protection of clients’ rights, not only in South Africa, but across the African continent and the rest of the world. He is ideally placed to accept conflict of interest referrals from colleagues.

Mike du Toit


Jannie obtained his B COMM LLB from the University of Stellenbosch in 1988 and his MBA from the University of Stellenbosch Business School in 1996. Jannie Nel In 1991 he was admitted as attorney, notary public and conveyancer to the High Court of South Africa and in 2008 as solicitor to the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Prior to starting his own practice he was employed as Group Legal Advisor at KWV and Legal Advisor at MWeb. He specializes in property related legal work and he conducts the practice of a conveyancer and a notary public. His practice is further of a general nature and he specifically deals with the negotiation of and drafting of commercial agreements, is involved in the field of intellectual property and information technology and intellectual property agreements for clients such as SAGE ERP.

Jannie Nel.

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