Litigation


Norton-Lambrianos’ commercial litigation team offers strategic legal advice on all forms of litigation. Our attorneys are experienced in handling a full range of private and commercial disputes, and act for both individual clients and companies spanning a range of key industry sectors in South Africa.

Over the years, we’ve established solid relationships with many of our clients, and pride ourselves on building long-lasting partnerships that are mutually beneficial and rewarding.

Areas of litigation expertise

Our litigation department is responsible for all High Court and Magistrate Court litigation and defended actions that are referred to the firm, and is headed by Ben Cullinan, a highly experienced litigation attorney. The litigation services and expertise offered by the department includes:

  1. Commercial and General Litigation:
    • Defended Collection Matters
    • Eviction Applications in terms of the Prevention of Illegal Eviction for Unlawful Occupation of Land Act, No 19 of 1998
    • Contractual disputes
    • Foreclosures
    • Lease disputes
    • Matrimonial and Family Law
    • Third party insurance claims

  2. Drafting of Documents

    All collection matters that become defended are referred to the litigation department. Thorough assessments are conducted on the prospect of recovery and successful prosecution of the matter, including:

    • Sale Agreements
    • Lease Agreements
    • Shareholders Agreements

Litigation tariffs

All defended matters are conducted at a tariff either as agreed with the client, or at the tariff prescribed by the Magistrates Court Act or the High Court Act.