Who we are
Established in 1896 as a result of a merger between the two practices of MacRobert, de Villiers and Hitge, and Lunnon and Tindall, we have, since our humble beginnings, grown to be one of the most respected law firms in South Africa.
In addition we also afford recent graduates the chance to complete their compulsory article years with us. Our major local and international clients include automotive corporations, banks and other financial institutions, as well as commercial, industrial and mining corporations.
MacRobert manages law concerns in the following fields: medicine, property, pharmaceuticals industrial engineering, oil, food and beverage, clothing manufacturing and the steel and iron industry.
We are a multi-city law firm with offices in Pretoria (head office), Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg; and are therefore in a position to provide legal services throughout the country.
We are a Majority Black Owned, Level 1 Contributor on the Revised Codes
Candidate Attorneys - Applications for articles starting in 2025 are currently open!
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Insights & Knowledge
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
ACCEPTANCE BY THE COURTS OF DELIVERY OF S129 NOTICES BY WAY OF REGISTERED DIGITAL COMMUNICATION
The South African courts have been stringent over the years on how the application of the National Credit Act is utilised so as to protect the rights of consumers against creditors, particularly in the manner in which processes and notices are delivered to consumers.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Limitation on Freedom of Testation
Freedom of testation is considered to be one of the founding principles of the South African law of testate succession
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
WILLS AND DISSOLUTION: THE DISINHERITANCE OF THE SURVIVING SPOUSE
It is likely that a testator would not wish for a former spouse to inherit their accumulated wealth and worldly possessions once they have divorced.