We value many longstanding relationships with several of our clients, ranging from large corporations, financial institutions and insurance houses to the small- and medium sized businesses and private individuals.
We will always explore alternatives to litigation in an effort to resolve matters quickly and cost effectively. However, when litigation becomes inevitable, you may feel assured that the seasoned and experienced litigators of O’Connell Attorneys will protect and guide you every step of the way. We have extensive experience in all fields of commercial- and private litigation and deal with each matter according to its specific facts and the client’s requirements.
Poorly drafted or misunderstood agreements often give rise to very costly and disruptive disputes. Contracts are intended to protect the parties’ interest and we are there to make sure that your interests are looked after. We advise and assist private and corporate clients regarding various contracts and transactions, which include agency agreements, service provider agreements, confidentiality agreements, distribution agreements, sale agreements, hire and hire purchase agreements, loan agreements, lease agreements, equipment rental agreements, employment agreements, media agreements, product supply agreements, services agreements, terms of business etc.
Labour law remains one of the fields of law that changes and evolves most frequently. Therefore, as a business owner or employee you need to stay abreast of developments in this field. Our services include, labour litigation and dispute resolution (CCMA, Bargaining Councils and Labour Court), conducting disciplinary enquiries, drafting of employment-, restraint of trade- and incentive agreements, drafting and advising upon disciplinary codes and procedures, forensic investigation etc.