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.



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.



For free services you could engage with an organization such as or visit 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.


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



South African Working days. No public holidays.

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



Harm to or by Animals or Pets

In South Africa, laws relating to harm to or by animals or pets are aimed at protecting the well-being of animals and ensuring responsible ownership by pet owners. These laws are primarily governed by the Animals Protection Act of 1962 and the Criminal Procedure Act of 1977.

The Animals Protection Act outlines the rights of animals and prohibits any form of cruelty towards them. This includes physical harm, neglect, and other forms of abuse. Anyone found guilty of mistreating an animal can face fines or even imprisonment.

Regarding harm caused by animals, South African law follows a system of strict liability. This means that pet owners are held responsible for any damage caused by their animals, regardless of whether they were aware of the animal's behaviour. For example, if a dog bites someone, the owner can be held liable for medical expenses and other damages.

In cases where animals are deemed dangerous or pose a threat to public safety, authorities have the power to seize and euthanize the animal if necessary. This is done to protect the community from potential harm.

Overall, the laws regarding harm to or by animals or pets in South Africa aim to promote responsible pet ownership, prevent cruelty towards animals, and ensure the safety of the public. It is essential for pet owners to be aware of these laws and take proper care of their animals to avoid legal consequences.

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.

Harm to or by Animals or Pets