Themis Law Chambers are the offices of Themis Commercial Legal Advisors (Pty) Ltd, a professional and experienced team of commercial law specialists, and Hayes Incorporated, a firm of attorneys with wide ranging expertise in multiple areas of the law. Our team is dedicated to adding legal value to clients’ legal needs by ensuring our services are as comprehensive and cost-effective as possible. We are dedicated to providing each matter the necessary individual attention whilst maintaining a professional relationship with our clients.

Our Services

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  • Commercial, Property and General Litigation

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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (arbitration and mediation)

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  • Corporate and Commercial Law

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  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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  • Property Law

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  • Conveyancing – immovable property registration


"Our business required the services of a lawyer on a couple of occasions during the past 18 months. As a small business we are sensitive to costs but it was necessary for us to get expert advice. The advice and course of action to follow was always professional and astute and we referred clients to Themis since then. We felt the fees were good value. The biggest advantage for us however was that we felt Melanie to be extremely approachable and sensitive to our issues at the time and we felt she had our best interests at heart. This is not something we associated with law firms."

Paperpilot, Director, Paperpilot

"The highly skilled and professional team at Themis takes care of all our legal matters. They care about our business as much as we do and have become true partners in our success story."

Val De Vie Estate

"Dedicated, business oriented, and knowledgeable"


"As our attorneys for nearly ten years, Themis have provided us with a customised professional service distinguished by their ability to respond quickly and efficiently to our needs"


"“The Business world today is tough, demanding and fast-paced. You were instrumental on getting a number of our restructuring deals done successfully. We especially value your responsiveness to deal with matters on hand and your ability to draft the precise legal documents necessary to capture the transaction terms in a straight and uncomplicated manner. We are looking forward to work with you again, and would recommend you whole heartedly”"

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It is a fundamental principle of the South African law that government agencies and public functionaries may only do that which they are legally authorised to do. This is known as the ‘principle of legality’ and was espoused in the seminal case of Fedsure Life Assurance Ltd v Greater Johannesburg Transitional Metropolitan Council 1999 (1)…

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When we are instructed to register a company, our client’s focus is generally on registering the Certificate of Incorporation. Once this is registered the company is able to transact and conduct its business. After incorporation, very little attention is given to the maintenance of the company’s statutory records. A company’s statutory records include its memorandum…

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Imagine you own a property in Walmer Estate, Cape Town with sweeping views of Table Mountain and Table Bay. One day you discover that your boundary wall has been damaged by your neighbours who are busy clearing their property in preparation for major new building work.

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Do not hesitate to contact Themis Law Chambers to attend to all of your legal needs.

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