Signing Suretyship? Read this!

Signing a suretyship? Have you become a “surety and co-principal debtor” or a “co-debtor”? You might have been asked to sign as a surety in your capacity as a director or as a spouse or possibly for a friend who … Continue reading

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Can you sue the directors and auditors as a shareholder? “Follow procedure” says the Court!

Shareholder remedies – holding directors and auditors liable for a reduction in share value Shareholders in a registered company may be faced with situations where they would like to hold the Directors of a company liable for the actions which … Continue reading

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Hey, do you have time for a quick coffee?

It’s Friday and what better way to kick off the day (and weekend) with a good brew and even better conversation – because we all know great ideas start with good coffee. 😉 There’s something about connecting over coffee. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Heritage (Day) at Hildebrand!

South Africa is rich in vibrant and diverse cultures which makes up our nation.  Colourful, inclusive, diverse and unique, are just a few words to describe some of the aspects that were emphasised at this year’s Heritage Day celebration at … Continue reading

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Little Streams, Large Values!

Following various in-depth workshop on staff members’ personality profiles and the overall team profile, as facilitate by Facets of Growth during the last few years, we at Hildebrand Attorneys decided that it was time to reflect more closely on the … Continue reading

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Why purchasers should not shy away from the costs of hiring an expert to inspect the property to be acquired

Regrettably, purchasers of immovable properties often seem reluctant to obtain expert advice on issues pertaining to the property in question which are small in comparison to the costs of having to remedy defects which could have been identified prior to the purchase. The recent case of Banda v van der Spuy illustrates the difficulty which purchasers face after transfer in a claim for damages as a result of latent defects which were not disclosed to the purchasers. Continue reading

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New Offices for Hildebrand Attorneys

Hildebrand Attorneys has moved into new offices in the Valuta Building in Shortmarket Street in Cape Town. The offices the entire top floor of the building, hence the term Penthouse Suite which you will notice on the firm’s letterhead, and consists of amongst others a boardroom, two offices and a spacious reception area. Continue reading

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