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Turner Attorneys Law Firm

Turner Attorneys

Property Litigation (commercial and residential), Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Debt Review, Court Appearances

Turner Attorneys
Office Name: Fourways

Physical Address:
31C Woburn Avenue
Chartwell North Estates
Chartwell

Fourways
2086
Gauteng

Postal Address:
Postnet Suite 379, Private Bag X75
Bryanston

Bryanston
2021

Phone  0633385175
Website 
E-mail  [email protected]

Firm established in 2012 (11 years ago)

Languages: English and Afrikaans

First Consultation Free Turner Attorneys provides the first consultation for free
Contingency Fee Agreement Turner Attorneys is open to Contingency Fee Agreements
Accepts Credit Cards Turner Attorneys accepts Credit Card payments


Turner Attorneys Overview

Insurance and RAF matters

We have extensive experience in this field and boast a large, well developed department specializing in insurance litigation and RAF work.  Because of our experience and knowledge of the law applicable to this field, we able to provide our insurance clients with fast, efficient and cost effective solutions.  We work on a contingency basis because we understand that insurers (and brokers) are very reliant on minimizing their loss ratios and maximizing returns, particularly on the recovery side of insurance.  On the insurance side, we specialize not only in motor claims but all other areas of risk, including fire, water, personal injury and public liability cover.  In particular, we provide the following services:

  • Assessment of merits;
  • Assessing financial viability;
  • Regular reporting on progress;
  • Financial reporting to track viability for clients;
  • Settlement – both recoveries and third party claims;
  • Instituting legal proceedings and litigation up to trial and taxation, including the running of trials in-house and execution of judgments.

Cost Consultancy

We have extensive experience in both drafting and either settling or taxing matters out of the Pretoria, Johannesburg and Randburg Magistrates Courts and out of the Johannesburg High Court.  Our services include:

  • Uplifting files from instructing attorneys;
  • Draft bills of cost on the respective tariffs and whether it relates to party and party or attorney and client costs;
  • Preparing a taxation pack;
  • Attend to settle or tax the bills;
  • Providing the instructing attorney with the allocator.

Property matters

  • Drafting of all leases (commercial and residential) in compliance with existing legislation;
  • Drafting of sale agreement;
  • Drafting of contracts for construction and urban developments;
  • Property transfers and full service conveyancing;
  • Evictions – commercial, retail, industrial and residential (under the PIE Act, ESTA and the common law);
  • Commercial, retail and industrial property litigation including evictions;
  • Sectional Title and HOA litigation and assisting Bodies Corporate and HOAs in securing proper Management Rules and Memoranda of Incorporation;
  • We are currently advising our sectional title property managers on the proposed changes to the Sectional Title Act and the impact on litigation

Business Rescue | Debt Review | Liquidation | Insolvency

Bianca is finalizing her LLM, Insolvency with the University of Pretoria and she is expected to complete same by the middle of 2017.  In 2012 she completed the Advanced Short Course on Business Rescue Practice.  In 2015 she passed with distinction a Programme in Practical Insolvency Litigation and Administration through the University of Pretoria.  As a result, she has extensive training and experience in Insolvency Law.

  • Advising and assisting clients on all aspects of business rescue (companies) and debt review (persons);
  • Drafting and opposing debt review applications;
  • Obtaining debt review orders in conjunction with certified debt reviewers;
  • Drafting and opposing applications for business rescue;
  • Drafting and opposing applications for liquidation or sequestration in its various forms (voluntary or compulsory bearing in mind the impact and application of the old and new Companies’ Act, the Close Corporations Act, the Insolvency Act and the proposed Insolvency Bill);
  • We are currently advising our corporate clients who deal with insolvency law frequently on the proposed Insolvency Bill and the expected impact on insolvency litigation.

Mining

In this regard our firm adds value to clients by providing the following services:

  • Advice and drafting of all agreements;
  • Prospecting rights applications;
  • Mining rights applications;
  • Litigation relating to mining contracts and rights;
  • Health and safety policies and procedures and inquiries;

Labour and Employment | Immigration Law

We have extensive experience in both the above fields.  We are able to offer professional services to international clients who wish to enter the Republic of South Africa on a temporary basis or on a permanent basis.  Considered advice is given to each client’s based on their personal needs and the purpose of entry into the Republic of South Africa with due regard to the relevant and applicable immigration policies and current immigration laws of South Africa. 

In relation to labour law our attorneys are able to offer clients professional and effective assistance with, inter alia:

  • Unlawful retrenchments;
  • Non payment of salary;
  • Unfair dismissals;
  • Labour disputes;
  • Harassment, victimization, discrimination;
  • Disciplinary actions;
  • CCMA hearings;
  • Labour Court referrals;
  • Drafting Policies and Procedures across the board.

Commercial Law

We have extensive training and experience in the above fields.  This enables us to provide a full range of services to our clients, which encompass, inter alia:

  • Assisting clients in choosing a business form most suitable to their needs and operations and where applicable to covert from one form to another;
  • Registration of new companies under applicable legislation and ensuring compliance therewith;
  • Amending clients’ business details and records in order to ensure good corporate governance;
  • Mergers and acquisitions (including conducting due diligence procedures, drafting agreements and securing the labour and contractual aspects of the transaction)
  • Drafting of contracts related to companies including shareholders’ agreements and Memoranda of Incorporation;
  • Advising clients on the implications of existing contracts;
  • Corporate assessments (including due diligence);
  • General commercial advice and drafting of various types of corporate and commercial agreements including procurement agreements, shareholder, partnership and members’ agreement;
  • Assisting clients with litigation flowing from corporate and commercial agreements

Litigation | Debt Collection | General Dispute Resolution

We have a formidable team of debt collectors.  The professionals in our firm are all well qualified and experienced in all aspects of the above fields, which includes:

  • Instituting proceedings both by way of action or application out of the Districts’ Courts; Regional Courts, High Courts, the Labour Court and the Land Claims Court and finalizing litigation in these forums in the most cost effective and timeous manner possible;
  • Pursuing uncollected debts on behalf of clients through the most efficient procedures available, including listing of debtors on credit bureaus;
  • We accept correspondent instructions from a variety of firms nationwide;
  • Arbitration, mediation and conciliation;

Aviation

  • Commercial and non-commercial aviation license applications;
  • CAA compliance;
  • Aircraft commercial ACMI leases;
  • Aircraft commercial dry leases;
  • Aircraft maintenance agreements.

Family Law

We have a small but steadily developing family law department that assists clients with divorce mediation, negotiating settled divorces, litigating in defended divorces and enforcing maintenance orders.


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Lawyers and Consultants

Barbara Du Toit
Barbara Du Toit
Director/Partner
LLB - Current Study
Bianca Louise Turner
Bianca Louise Turner
Director/Partner
LLB LLM (Current) - UNISA and UP
Lisa Sutherland
Lisa Sutherland
Candidate Attorney
LLB
Natasha Poonsamy
Natasha Poonsamy
Candidate Attorney
LLB - Current Study






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