Who We Are

Theart Mey Ramabulana Inc., established in 1990, consists of highly trained, passionate and dedicated practitioners and support staff. We are committed to excellence not only in our service offering but also in our client-focused approach.

Our Expertise

Our Expertise

We provide expertise in commercial law, banking law, conveyancing, property law, deceased estates, and wills and trusts. We have an established client base including, amongst others, financial institutions, listed companies and other longstanding clients.

Our Firm

Our Firm

Our firm has succeeded in building an impeccable reputation by rendering cost effective, quality and innovative legal services and excellent customer service.

Our Integrity

Our Integrity

It is of the utmost importance to us that the integrity of the firm and that of our clients should never be compromised. We are therefore extremely proud to have been the recipient of various awards throughout the years

We are perfectly positioned to offer our services to the greater Johannesburg area and Gauteng. Being a proudly South Africa firm, we are committed to the opportunities that have been presented to us by creating an environment conducive to the progressive transformation and training targets that we have set.

We are a firm focused on addressing the past economic imbalances. Our vision is to make every client and every staff member part of our family!

Featured Expertise

Banking and Finance

We provide advice regarding the development of effective business and finance solutions and structuring for private equity, corporate restructuring, financing, credit agreements and negotiab...

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Bond Registration and Cancellation

Advice and support regarding the registration and cancellation of mortgage bonds, drafting and preparation of securities, engaging with financiers, preparation and lodging of documentation w...

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Business Advisory

Our professionals provide broad business advice and guidance to clients, including compliance, taxation, commercialisation and commercial exploitation, financing and equity, corporate struct...

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Business Entities

We specialise in assisting clients in relation to the law and formation of business entities, including providing advisory services and guidance regarding the various business structures, th...

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Commercial Contracting

We provide expert commercial contracting support, ensuring that professional, commercial and business skills and expertise are brought to bear in the drafting and negotiation of various agre...

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Consolidation and Subdivision

Advice and support regarding the consolidation or subdivision or immovable property, including the preparation and lodging of documentation with the Deeds Office, obtaining all necessary aut...

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Banking and Finance

We provide advice regarding the development of effective business and finance solutions and structuring for private equity, corporate restructuring, financing,... credit agreements and negotiable instruments. Our services include guidance and advice in relation to general banking and finance, structuring and financing of private equity and BEE transactions, sale and repurchase transactions, asset swaps, shares for assets conversions, inter-group transactions and preference share finance.

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Featured Team

Featured Team

Amelia Olley

Conveyancing and Relationship Manager
Alberton
ameliam@theartmey.co.za
086 001 8155
086 615 1171
083 268 5432

Dawid Basson

Director
Alberton
dawidb@theartmey.co.za
08600 181 55
083 449 9828

Eugene Marnewick

Practice Manager
Alberton
eugenem@theartmey.co.za
086 001 8159
086 615 1180
083 703 2840

Eunice Matjeke

Attorney
Alberton
eunicem@theartmey.co.za
0860018155

Leon Scheepers

Managing Director
Alberton
leons@theartmey.co.za
086 001 8153
086 615 1177
082 410 7406

Lucian Companie

Non-executive Director
lucian@phinc.co.za
051 400 4175

Yasmine Johnson

Director
Alberton
yasminej@theartmey.co.za
08600 181 55
0866 151 171

Amelia Olley

Conveyancing and Relationship Manager
Alberton
ameliam@theartmey.co.za
086 001 8155
086 615 1171
083 268 5432

Dawid Basson

Director
Alberton
dawidb@theartmey.co.za
08600 181 55
083 449 9828

Eugene Marnewick

Practice Manager
Alberton
eugenem@theartmey.co.za
086 001 8159
086 615 1180
083 703 2840

Eunice Matjeke

Attorney
Alberton
eunicem@theartmey.co.za
0860018155

Leon Scheepers

Managing Director
Alberton
leons@theartmey.co.za
086 001 8153
086 615 1177
082 410 7406

Lucian Companie

Non-executive Director
lucian@phinc.co.za
051 400 4175

Yasmine Johnson

Director
Alberton
yasminej@theartmey.co.za
08600 181 55
0866 151 171

Featured Insights

Unlocking a hidden gem in the Income Tax Act

23 July 2024

Hidden gems in the form of tax deductions do exist in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (“ITA”). With... escalating taxes, any hidden tax breaks are always welcomed by taxpayers. One such gem is buried in section 24O of the ITA. In this article we share the opportunities section 24O holds by focusing on its use and application to those acquiring equity shares.

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The rising tide of business email compromise

23 July 2024

Cybercrime is on the rise and is fast becoming one of the most noteworthy threats of the modern age. Perpetrators... of cybercrime are located all over the world and can swiftly facilitate cybercrime between jurisdictions. Developing countries such as South Africa are also more vulnerable to cybercrime, especially with the rapid spread of technology and the internet across the African continent, creating a new and vulnerable target base for cyber criminals.

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Article

Mediation – a go-to option for divorcing couples

27 June 2024

At the heart of divorce proceedings, lies an intense personal battle between spouses. Enter mediation as a growing alternative dispute... resolution mechanism aiming to preserve relationships and protect the psychological and emotional well-being of children and adults by avoiding drawn-out and combative court proceedings. In this article, we take a brief look at mediation as a go-to option for divorcing couples in South Africa.

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Article

Outstanding charges, body corporates and sales in execution

27 June 2024

Recently our Supreme Court of Appeal had to consider whether a purchaser was entitled to only pay for outstanding levies... of a sectional title property that was sold in an execution sale or also the other outstanding charges such as water, sewerage etc. where the terms of the execution sale only required payment of the outstanding levies. In effect, the court had to consider whether a body corporate could be forced to accept a lesser amount because of the terms of a sale in execution.

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Article

Businesses, body corporates, and the right to electricity

27 June 2024

Can a business enforce its right to receive electricity if the body corporate under which that business falls fails to... pay its service fees to the municipality? 

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Article

Stoners may be exempted from zero-tolerance policy

27 June 2024

With the well-known Prince-case finding that it is unconstitutional for the state to criminalise the possession, use or cultivation of... cannabis by adults for personal consumption, the perception has arisen that this freedom extends to the workplace and that it is also discriminatory and unfair to dismiss an employee that tests positive for the use of cannabis as a result of reporting for duty under the influence of drugs. In this article, we look at to what extent the Prince-freedoms have also found their way into the workplace.

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Article

Trustee responsibilities have become even heavier

26 June 2024

The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 (“TPCA”) provides the framework for the effective and efficient operation of a... trust. The Act confers a range of statutory duties on trustees when appointed, which duties have recently been extended by the General Laws (Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing) Amendment Act 22 of 2022 (“Amendment Act”) which amended the TPCA. In this article, we unpack the duties that form part of the responsibilities which are assumed when a trustee is appointed.

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Article

Where does director liability end?

26 June 2024

The actions of a company director are often seen as the actions of the company, leading to the perception that... where a company has potentially caused harm or damage at the direction of its directors, the directors are automatically liable for such loss or damage. Our Supreme Court of Appeal recently had occasion to consider this position and when directors can be held liable.

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Article

Electric vehicle tax incentives hold business opportunities

26 June 2024

A notable aspect of the recent Budget speech by Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana was the introduction of a local... electric vehicle production incentive, heralding the long-awaited strategic support for this in the motor industry and aligning South Africa with the growing international focus on electric vehicles and the phasing out of internal combustion engines. 

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Article

Body corporates and access to information. What are the rules of engagement?

29 May 2024

Unit owners in a sectional title may from time to time feel that the body corporate is not managing the... scheme effectively or correctly. Whether such belief is legitimate or not, often comes down to the information that the owners have access to which can prove or allay fears of mismanagement. But, how do unit owners access information often under the control of the body corporate?

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Article

Unlocking a hidden gem in the Income Tax Act

23 July 2024

Hidden gems in the form of tax deductions do exist in the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (“ITA”). With... escalating taxes, any hidden tax breaks are always welcomed by taxpayers. One such gem is buried in section 24O of the ITA. In this article we share the opportunities section 24O holds by focusing on its use and application to those acquiring equity shares.

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Article

Group Transformation Report 2020/21

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Client Testimonials

Thanks for the great turn-around time and for your constant communication. It’s always a pleasure doing business with Theart Mey.

Colin,

Thank you for your kind assistance and your very efficient service.

Johann,

It’s always a pleasure working with Theart Mey. They are very friendly and super-efficient.

Paul ,

Thank you for the great service.

Vaughan,

Fabulous news. Thanks so much for the great service.

Gillian,

Just love working with you all at Theart Mey.

Wendy,

Baie dankie vir al jou hulp.

Mashaan,

That’s why I like dealing with you. I am so happy to do business with you.

Emmanuel,

Thank you – if I can again compliment you on the outstanding customer service you provide

Benetta,

Thank goodness for all your help, you've been an absolute star.

Mary Ann,

Thank you for all your assistance and efforts in this matter. Your service is extremely exceptional. I am happy with you and everyone who has been involved. Thank you kindly.

Martina,

Good morning Matshepo I just want to thank you for your amazing work. You really helped us through everything and kept us up to date on every step of the process I would recommend anyone to you for transfers Thank you very much

René Otto ,

Morning Thank you so much about al the assistance was very happy about your service. I'm very grateful. Warm regards Goodness

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Thanks Sashlee for the update. We are happy and overwhelmed with you. Regards,

Eunice ,

Noted Stephanie and thanks for the professional manner in which you have managed this registration.

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Good morning Matshepo Email received and the money refund And also want to take the opportunity to thank you for all the helping with all the process and also answering all the clarity seeking questions,really appreciated. Regards,

Adolph,

Good day Sashlee. Thank you very much for the update, it is much appreciated. I want to thank you for all your assistance, you are very professional. Regards.

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Phew! Well done, Yvette. May I use your company for other transfers. You were a breeze to deal with. All the best, Petro

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