LEGAL PRACTITIONERS and Other Service Providers!

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This is your FIRST STEP if you are looking for legal or professional support. We:

  • Guarantee a response within 1 working hour,
  • Are uncomplicated, friendly and professional,
  • Our fees are sensitive to the South African economy,
  • Have a team of professionals in all major Cities,
  • Function with integrity, attention to detail and are objective driven,
  • Use technology, innovation and internal processes to streamline your experience,
  • Strive to improve the sector we operate in.

 

SERVICES | AMASEVISI


In our ‘team’ we have Legal Practitioners (Lawyers & Attorneys) and other Professionals who offer parallel solutions. Our website menu items LEGAL PRACTITIONERS and OTHER PROFESSIONALS offer a summary of services and will help you decide which type of service provider to use. Please review both pages. Afterwards, if you are still not sure who to use please ask for guidance using the Immediate Action Form on the Contacts Page.

 

FREE OR FEE? SIMAHLA OKANYE UHLAWULE?


For free services you could engage with an organization such as legal-aid.co.za or visit justice.gov.za for free information. Depending on your issue any of the following organizations might be appropriate and mandated to help for free:

  • The National Consumer Commission,
  • CGSO,
  • CCMA,
  • Housing Tribunal,
  • For insurance or banking issues, you should contact the appropriate ombudsman.

If you are looking to hire a Professional we guarantee that the fees quoted will be reasonable and you will not be charged anything until you have accepted a quote or entered into an engagement letter. Payment options will be communicated and might include hourly, per project, fixed rate or retainer. See a Cost Guideline HERE. The use of a Legal Practitioner or Court should be engaged with only once you have exhausted all amicable and free options, or if the matter at hand needs legal guidance and an expert to expedite a solution.


E-CONSULTS


An E-Consult is an effective way to receive expedited support for select, once off or ad hoc matters. Please visit the menu item for more information on this process. CLICK HERE

 

OPERATIONAL DAYS & TIMES


South African Working days. No public holidays.

  • Monday-Thursday from 09h00-13h00 and 14h00-16h00.
  • Friday 09h00-13h00.

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Attorney / Lawyer on Retainer


In South Africa, hiring an attorney or lawyer on retainer involves entering into a contractual arrangement where the client (individual or business) pays a predetermined fee to retain the services of the attorney on an ongoing basis. Here's a simplified explanation of how this arrangement works:

Scope of Services: When an attorney is retained on a retainer basis, the client gains access to legal services and advice as needed within the agreed scope of engagement. This could include general legal consultations, contract reviews, drafting legal documents, representation in negotiations, and ongoing legal support.

Fixed Fee Structure: The retainer agreement specifies a fixed fee or monthly retainer amount that the client pays to the attorney in advance. This fee is based on the anticipated level of legal services required and provides the client with a predictable cost for legal representation.

Priority Service: Clients who retain attorneys on a retainer typically receive priority service and faster response times for their legal needs. This ensures prompt attention to urgent matters and ongoing support for day-to-day legal issues that may arise.

Cost Savings: Retaining an attorney on a retainer basis can be cost-effective for clients compared to hiring legal services on an ad-hoc basis. The fixed retainer fee may result in overall cost savings, especially for businesses that require regular legal assistance.

Access to Expertise: Clients benefit from access to the expertise and experience of the retained attorney, who becomes familiar with the client's business or personal legal needs over time. This fosters a stronger attorney-client relationship and enables more tailored legal advice and solutions.

Flexible Legal Support: Retaining an attorney on retainer provides flexibility in accessing legal support without the need for separate engagements or negotiations for each legal issue. It allows the client to address legal matters efficiently and proactively.

Termination of Retainer Agreement: Either party can terminate the retainer agreement by providing notice according to the terms specified in the agreement. Upon termination, the attorney completes any pending work and ceases to provide further legal services under the retainer arrangement.

Overall, retaining an attorney on a retainer basis offers clients convenience, cost-effectiveness, and reliable legal support tailored to their specific needs. It's a proactive approach to managing legal affairs and ensuring ongoing compliance and protection.

The information on this page is not legal advice. Please engage with our team so we can assign your request to a Legal Practitioner. We look forward to being of service.

Attorney / Lawyer on Retainer