De Waal Esterhuyse

attorneys | conveyancers | notaries

Our services

Conveyancing Specialists

We specialise in the field of Conveyancing as it is our largest business area.

Conveyancing is, and always will be, an intensively service orientated facet of the law and we pride ourselves on our highly effective systems in this area, resulting in service excellence.

De Waal Esterhuyse Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers used to be primarily a Correspondent Attorney Practice. This requires vast experience (of which we have over 15 years) and expertise.

We employ a 'hands on' approach, giving immediate response and solutions to complicated matters with the ultimate confidence in our specialist knowledge. Our Conveyancing practice is conducted with extreme efficacy and is technically sound.

A recent focus of the Conveyancing department is the expansion of Local Transfers for agents and private clients. We guarantee prompt, accurate results with an impressive turnaround time.

We conduct our systems on the foundation of a balance between accuracy, speed of delivery and effective client / attorney communication.

Evictions & Rental Claims

Douw Steyl is in charge of our department. We specialise in PIE applications & High Court litigations, rental claims and urgent applications

Property Related Litigation

We can assist you with the following: • Contract interpretation, advice and property owner assistance. We specialise in protecting the landlord's interest and rights in terms of lease agreements. • Evictions • Rental Collections

Criminal law

From the defence aspect of the law we offer the following: • Bail applications • Court representation on a full spectrum, including but not limited to Maintenance and Domestic Violence matters.


This service includes: • Estate Planning • Estate administration • Drafting of wills

Commercial Law

• Contracts and Agreements including but not limited to the sale of business, shares, properties and any other entities:

The firm are experts in matters concerning VAT and effectively managing the drafting of large, complicated commercial contracts to suit the client's needs.

• Deal structuring in an advisory capacity: Analysing levels of debt and recommending the most effective way of handling VAT within the deal structure.

• Association & Partnership agreements

• Formation of Trusts & Companies

• Zoning and Departure Of Use applications

Notarial work

Alison Trentini is a qualified and admitted Notary Public. We attend to the drafting of the entire spectrum of notarial documents and specialised property related notarial work.

This includes:

• Antenuptial Contracts

• Servitudes

• Sectional Title

Family Law

De Waal Esterhuyse Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers can assist you with any aspect of Family Law including: • Divorce • Maintenance • Urgent interdicts • Custody Access / various aspects of Child Law

National Credit Act

This service includes: • Urgent Debt Review applications • Opposing of Bank Actions