Services

Litigation

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  • Litigation

    Litigation should be the last resort as a means of dispute resolution. Clive Hendricks strives to reduce the risks associated with litigation as any litigation is costly and time consuming. Clive will always first attempt to resolve disputes without having to resort to costly litigation.  However, litigation can very often not be avoided and Clive will then be able to assist private and corporate clients with:

    • High Court Litigation;
    • Commercial Litigation;
    • Advice on commercial contracts;
    • Formulation of contractual claims;
    • Actions and applications for evictions;
    • Interdicts;
    • Landlord and Tenant disputes;
    • Disputes of shareholding or membership of business entities;
    • Sale and purchase disputes;
    • Enforcement of monetary claims and specific performance;
    • Insolvency Law related litigation;
    • Cross border insolvency related litigation;
    • Litigation on behalf of liquidators and trustees appointed in the insolvent estates;
    • Debt collections;
    • Defamation;
    • Family law, mediation & divorce;
    • Insurance;
    • Landlord & tenant;
    • MVA & personal injury;
    • Malpractice;
    • Product liability;
    • Professional negligence.

Employment Law

Employment Law

It is essential, for both employers and employees, that the correct contractual and policy documents are in place which would cover an array of employee rights and entitlements. Companies of all sizes require specialist and practical legal advice and guidance on a wide range of labour law issues.  With a growing body of labour legislation, employment legal advice needs to be informed and current so as to ensure that clients receive advice that is both practical and precise.

Clive Hendricks have many years of experience in the field of employment law and is able to provide a comprehensive and focused service to clients. Clive deal with cases relating to all areas of employment law, including:

  • Retrenchments;
  • Strikes and lock-outs;
  • Sexual harassment in the workplace;
  • All forms of discrimination in the workplace;
  • Contracts of employment;
  • Restraints of trade;
  • Employment bonus schemes;
  • Workplace policies;
  • Staff training;
  • Workplace investigations;
  • Disciplinary hearings;
  • Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration services.

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Clive Hendricks represent clients in cases before the CCMA, Labour Court, Labour Appeal Court, Bargaining Councils and various other tribunals. His team have the ability and resources to handle large and complex cases involving groups of employees. Other areas of work include:

  • unfair dismissals;
  • unfair labour practice litigation;
  • business transfers;
  • collective and individual employment litigation;
  • collective bargaining;
  • confidentiality and trade secrets;
  • data privacy;
  • employment equity (Affirmative action);
  • employee benefits and compensation;
  • independent contractors;
  • international employment and labour law practice;
  • outsourcing;
  • pension;
  • restraint of trade;
  • executive severance;
  • employee privacy.
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Personal Injury Law

Personal Injuries Law

personal-injusries-lawClive Hendricks offers legal representation to individuals, and family members of those killed or injured as a result of the reckless or negligent conduct of others. Clive represented the Road Accident Fund in numerous high profile matters and is highly regarded for his specialist experience in defending and pursuing personal injury claims. His team will assist clients with all types of personal injury cases, including but not limited to:



If you believe that you are entitled to compensation for a personal injury, Clive Hendricks can help you recover the following damages:

    • Hospital and medical expenses incurred,
    • Future hospital and medical costs,
    • Past loss of earnings or earning capacity,
    • Future loss of earnings or earning capacity, and;
    • General damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenities of life.


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The difference between fighting for and getting justice, and downright losing, is not always the facts. It is mainly the lawyer you choose.

Property Law / Conveyancing

CONVEYANCING / PROPERTY LAW:

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Clive Hendricks is an admitted conveyancer with a passion for property law. Clive has a great deal of experience in the full range of property related matters and  enjoy the support of a number of private clients and estate agencies who have entrusted him with the transfer of properties and registration of mortgage bonds.

Clive’s personal interaction with clients facilitates a proper understanding of the conveyancing process and generally results in happy clients. His conveyancing department frequently provide conveyancing services to Absa, FNB, Nedbank, Standard Bank and the City of Cape Town. His range of services include:

  • Property transfers and general conveyancing;
  • Property Purchase agreements;
  • Property Sale agreements;
  • Property Lease agreements;
  • Industrial developments;
  • Farm subdivisions;
  • Bond registrations;
  • Sectional Title Developments;
  • Sub-divisions and consolidations;
  • Advice on property developments and development assistance;
  • Commercial and residential developments.
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Insolvency Law

insolvency-law-1Insolvency in South Africa primarily governed by the Insolvency Act 24 of 1936. The Insolvency Act governs the sequestration of trusts, partnerships and the estates of individuals that are insolvent. Insolvency in South African law refers to a status of diminished legal capacity imposed by the courts on persons who are unable to pay their debts or those people whose liabilities exceed their assets.

Clive Hendricks feature as an Insolvency Practitioner on the National List of Liquidators issued by the Master of the High Court, South Africa. On appointment as Liquidator / Trustees or Curator he has the capacity to ensure that assets which vest in the Trustees, Liquidators or Curator are secured. His team is well equipped to realise assets, investigate claims against the Estate and account to the Master of the High Court in a professional manner.

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Clive Hendricks regularly undertake work and assist clients in the following areas:

 

    • Liquidation applications of companies and close corporations;
    • Compromises in terms of Section 155 of the Companies Act, 2008;
    • Insolvency Inquiries and Commissions of Inquiry in terms of sections 417 and 418 of the Companies Act;
    • Proof of claims at creditors meetings;
    • Sequestration in South Africa of Trusts and Individuals;
    • Applications for voluntary surrender of a person’s estate;
    • Rehabilitation applications;
    • Offers of composition with creditors;
    • Litigation in regards to Insolvent Estates and Companies / Close Corporations in liquidation;
    • Appointment as trustee in insolvent estates;
    • Appointment as liquidator of close corporations and companies;
    • Cross border insolvencies;
    • Completion, lodging and proof of claims;
    • Collection of the estate assets, including the debtors’ book;
    • Applications to court for extension of liquidators’/trustees’ powers;
    • Evaluating preference of the client’s claims (secured, statutory-preferent or concurrent);