Commercial law in South Africa governs two main focal points; drafting and litigation. Drafting refers to any and all agreements and contracts that are necessary in the commercial sector.
The drafting of these contracts in commercial environments need to take into consideration the requirements of the specific client as well as looking after the clients best interests regarding their commercial circumstances. The second part of commercial law in South Africa deals with litigation which refers to legal proceedings within a court environment. There are many instances where businesses in the commercial sector may require legal services when being sued or are being taken to court.
Areas of Commercial Law covered are:
- Drafting of Contracts
- Voluntary Surrenders
- Restraint of Trades
- Franchising Agreements
- Bringing Contracts in line with current legislation