Commercial Law

Johnston and Partners is one of the leading providers of commercial law services in KwaZulu-Natal and we established a reputation over the years for providing the highest quality of advice in this discipline.

Commercial law is by definition a body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales. It is considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law

Since commercial law relates to the laws that govern business and commercial transactions, it applies to virtually all transactions and it is advisable to contact our reputable attorneys before embarking on any deal or contract. Commercial law covers a vast diversity of transactions and is subject to a plethora of statutory provisions and common law.

At Johnston and Partners we are able to provide expert commercial and corporate law advice in many areas, including:

  • Partnership agreements
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Business sale agreements
  • Business and property leases
  • Franchise agreements
  • Credit and loan agreements
  • Agricultural agreements
  • drafting of contracts and trade conditions
  • sale and carriage of goods
  • advice on implementation and termination of contracts
  • Company and close corporation formation
  • Company and close corporation searches
  • Close corporation association agreements
  • Company shareholders’ agreements
  • Sale of shares and members’ interests

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