About Us

The Van der Spuy family is passionate about people and serving the community. Our belief that all persons should have access to justice and protection of the law forms the basis for our strong commitment to pro bono work. We also participate in National Wills Week, where we invite people to come to our offices and have their will drafted for free.

While helping individuals is important, we see the need for empowering the community at large and therefore we keenly participate in the Radio KC, our local radio station, legal advice slot.

We also support a variety of charity and community initiatives as a firm and encourage our professionals and administrative staff to get involved with firm community projects as well. Often, our charity initiatives are proposed by the staff themselves. Recently, we supported Newborns Groote Schuur Trust by knitting for premature babies. We also supported Butterfly House, a facility that cares for vulnerable and at-risk children with aftercare, academic and personal development programs by collecting stationery, non-perishable foods and clothes.

We are focused on equipping the youth of our community. We provide financial assistance, support and in-house training for law students. We also sponsor learnerships for disabled students.

We recognise the need to care for the elderly in the community. For the elderly folk that live next to the office, we host an annual Christmas party. We also actively support Rusoord Old Age Home.
The Van der Spuy family is passionate about people and serving the community. Our belief that all persons should have access to justice and protection of the law forms the basis for our strong commitment to pro bono work. We also participate in National Wills Week, where we invite people to come to our offices and have their will drafted for free.

While helping individuals is important, we see the need for empowering the community at large and therefore we keenly participate in the Radio KC, our local radio station, legal advice slot.

We also support a variety of charity and community initiatives as a firm and encourage our professionals and administrative staff to get involved with firm community projects as well. Often, our charity initiatives are proposed by the staff themselves. Recently, we supported Newborns Groote Schuur Trust by knitting for premature babies. We also supported Butterfly House, a facility that cares for vulnerable and at-risk children with aftercare, academic and personal development programs by collecting stationery, non-perishable foods and clothes.

We are focused on equipping the youth of our community. We provide financial assistance, support and in-house training for law students. We also sponsor learnerships for disabled students.

We recognise the need to care for the elderly in the community. For the elderly folk that live next to the office, we host an annual Christmas party. We also actively support Rusoord Old Age Home.

Featured Team

Featured Team

Anya George

Director

Anya is a Director in the Commercial and Conveyancing Department at Van der Spuy & Partners. She commenced her articles... at Van der Spuy & Partners in 2016 and was admitted as an Attorney in March 2018 and as a Conveyancer in August 2020

anya@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Gerrit Stofberg

Director
gerrit@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Ian van Zyl

Director
ian@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Leigh de la Querra

Director
leigh@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Natasha du Preez

Director
Cape Town
natasha@vdslegal.co.za
021 424 1917
086 666 8038
082 262 1648

Ritz de la Bat

Director

Anya George

Director

Anya is a Director in the Commercial and Conveyancing Department at Van der Spuy & Partners. She commenced her articles... at Van der Spuy & Partners in 2016 and was admitted as an Attorney in March 2018 and as a Conveyancer in August 2020

anya@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Gerrit Stofberg

Director
gerrit@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Ian van Zyl

Director
ian@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Leigh de la Querra

Director
leigh@vdslegal.co.za
021 860 1240

Natasha du Preez

Director
Cape Town
natasha@vdslegal.co.za
021 424 1917
086 666 8038
082 262 1648

Ritz de la Bat

Director

Featured Articles

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Most estate agents by now know that the new Property Practitioners Act has come into effect. Yet surprisingly, there is... still a lot of confusion about how the Act will affect Estate Agencies and their agents. To help, we have unpacked some of the key points to be considered by any estate agency and property practitioner.

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Can you dismiss an employee for refusing to be vaccinated?

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Hybrid work arrangements are great, but is your business information safe?

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Is Preferential Procurement really important for your business?

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As much as B-BBEE legislation and scorecards have become a general part of the business landscape for many companies, the... procurement aspect remains a difficult one for businesses to get right and understand how important it is to their overall scorecard result. Below we unpack the Preferential Procurement Element of the B-BBEE Scorecard in more detail to illustrate how careful a business should be not to ignore this crucial element in their planning.

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Exploring the new Property Practitioners Act

21 March 2022

Most estate agents by now know that the new Property Practitioners Act has come into effect. Yet surprisingly, there is... still a lot of confusion about how the Act will affect Estate Agencies and their agents. To help, we have unpacked some of the key points to be considered by any estate agency and property practitioner.

READ MORE
611
Article

Can you dismiss an employee for refusing to be vaccinated?

21 March 2022

Many companies are struggling with the question of whether they can make it mandatory for their employees to be vaccinated... against the Covid-19 virus and, if necessary, even take disciplinary steps against an employee who refuses to be vaccinated. So what does our law say about this?

READ MORE
407
Article

Hybrid work arrangements are great, but is your business information safe?

21 March 2022

Your business was forced to enable staff to work remotely during lockdown. Surprisingly, it worked so well for both staff... and your business that you have continued with a hybrid working environment with staff working from home and the office on a rotational basis. Productivity has not been affected and staff appreciate the flexibility that the hybrid work arrangement provides. A nagging issue though is the question of whether your business information is as secure with staff at home as it is in your secure office environment?

READ MORE
670
Article

To post or not to post? When is privacy violated?

21 March 2022

Your neighbour has been piling heaps of rubbish on his sidewalk. You’ve raised the issue with him but to no... avail. Now you’ve taken photos of the mess and want to post them on Facebook to try and get other neighbours to also put pressure on him to clean up the mess. However, you pause and wonder about whether you can post the photos and identify your neighbour. Is it an invasion of privacy, or in the public interest?

READ MORE
468
Article

Is Preferential Procurement really important for your business?

21 March 2022

As much as B-BBEE legislation and scorecards have become a general part of the business landscape for many companies, the... procurement aspect remains a difficult one for businesses to get right and understand how important it is to their overall scorecard result. Below we unpack the Preferential Procurement Element of the B-BBEE Scorecard in more detail to illustrate how careful a business should be not to ignore this crucial element in their planning.

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