Consultant


Phone051 505 6600
Fax051 430 4806
Emailvangraan@symok.co.za
OfficeBloemfontein
Consultant
Gerhard has gained more than 35 years experience as a conveyancer and notary.

He specialises in property law, the drafting of commercial agreements and notarial practices.
Commercial Law

Commercial law encompasses the body of law that regulates the rights, relations and conduct of persons or entities involved in commercial undertakings.

Before undertaking a new business venture or entering into any contractual agreements it is of the utmost importance that sound legal advice be obtained in order to ensure that the rights and obligations of all parties concerned will be regulated and protected.
Conveyancing and Notarial Practice

Symington De Kok specializes in conveyancing and Notarial Practice, as well as all related matters, such as:

Drafting of Agreements of Sale, Drafting of Lease Agreements, Notarial Leases, Trusts, Ante Nuptial Contracts, Servitudes, Notarial and Conventional Bonds, Powers of Attorney, Wills, Transfers of Property documents, Cancellation of Bonds, Estate Transfers, Insolvency Transfers, Exchange and Rectification Transfers.

As well as the Opening of Townships Registers and Sectional Title Registers. All matters regarding the Property Development Processes which includes applications for sub-division, consolidation and Rezoning.
Land Leasing and Eviction Law

Negotiating and securing lease agreements of any fixed property, either residential or commercial, is essential and of utter importance in order to ensure a constant cash flow to service this particular asset.

Our tailor-made services include the drafting of lease agreements, advice pertaining to relevant municipal and governing laws, negotiating terms, considering the applicability of the National Credit Act, National Consumer Protection Act and any other advice relating to the lease agreement.

Services also include expert advice on how to proceed to enforce any lease agreement or evictions in order to avoid the minimal interruption of our client’s rights, and more particularly rental income.
Municipal Law

Municipal Law refers to the internal law applicable to a province and/or municipal area within the country and includes the laws and regulations with not only national but provincial and local application as well.

In an era where issues pertaining to rates and taxes as well as problems relating to poor service delivery are becoming increasingly relevant, it is important to consult the applicable legislation in order to find effective solutions to the problems being experienced.

Municipal Law also includes onerous legislation applicable to properties and property developments and is it important to take note of the provisions of the applicable legislation before any development is undertaken.

Symington De Kok attorneys have vast experience in this field of law and can provide assistance to its clients on all related matters.
Property Development & Sectional Title Law

Symington De Kok specialises in all Property Development and Sectional Title related matters.

We are able to assist client’s with any aspect of this field of expertise, including: Assistance with Town planning applications such as sub-division, rezoning and/or township establishment, Negotiating, drafting and conclusion of services agreements with Municipalities, Submission of applications for development finance, Registration of all Deeds’ Office related matters, including opening of township and/or sectional title registers, Administration of all pre-sales of property and/or units within developments, including follow up service on purchasers’ finance approvals.

We are involved with various property developments across the country.