Oosthuizen & Co was established in 1957 in Paarl as a single practitioner firm. Today, the group has four offices in prime locations within the Western Cape, with its head office in the Cape Town Central Business District. We provide expert services to a varied client base including financial institutions, state organisations, business entities and individuals, and we are experienced in providing tailored solutions to a diverse range of legal challenges.
The judgment in our client’s favour means that she will receive compensation of sixteen months’ salary, totalling R800 000, from her ex-employer as a result of the Labour Court finding her dismissal automatically unfair. The Judge deemed the dismal relating to her pregnancy ‘an affront to the equality and dignity of women in employment’. Read more about the matter on News24
In one of our most recent matters, we received instructions to attend to the drafting and execution of a deed of sale of a rental pool valued at R552 Million. Our commercial and conveyancing teams worked closely together, along with a tax specialist and relevant government departments to ensure the most tax friendly outcome, and most importantly, happy clients.
Oosthuizen & Co were entrusted to attend to the drafting and execution of multiple property transactions valued at R2.7 Billion for a JSE listed company, who were seeking to restructure their property portfolio and raise finances for the acquisition of a company in Switzerland.
Evictions from farm properties are never easy, even when warranted. This is positive outcome for our client the Rein Hill Estate. After a lengthy and uphill battle, the Supreme Court of Appeal finally set aside an order of the Land Claims Court and upheld an appeal, ordering the eviction of 23 farm residents.