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

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

The taxes applicable to a deceased estate

29 May 2024

When a person passes, their estate must be reported to SARS and so becomes a new taxpayer with various taxes... applicable. If the deceased had foreign assets, international taxes may also apply. The executor of the deceased estate is responsible for handling all tax matters related to the deceased estate, which can become quite complex, depending on the nature of the estate. In this article, we look at some of the most important taxes applicable to a deceased estate.

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Article

Be careful not to let your medical negligence claim prescribe

29 May 2024

Medical negligence cases are notoriously complex and often hinge on the difficulty patients have in establishing that there was in... fact negligent conduct by a medical practitioner and then having to institute action for the harm they have suffered. By this time, substantial time may have passed, and the possibility of prescription may have reared its head. In this article, we briefly look at prescription in the context of medical negligence cases and what our courts have to say. 

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Article

Why social media disputes can be a Pandora’s box

29 May 2024

Social media sites and the use of these sites for personal and business use are accepted in today’s digital world.... For many businesses their social media presence is a vital part of their ability to connect, engage and sell to their clients. But what happens, when owners change or the persons running these sites on behalf of a business refuse to provide access to the sites? How easy is it to address these disputes?

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Article

When must I pay my increased sectional title levy?

29 May 2024

Body corporates charge levies and unit owners are obliged to pay such levies. But what if a body corporate increases... levies? When does the unit owner become responsible for paying such increased levies?

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Article

To extend or offend: Can you extend your sectional title unit?

29 May 2024

Owning property in a sectional title scheme requires the sharing of certain spaces with other owners. These shared spaces are... typically the common property of the scheme and can be defined as the land or buildings in the scheme which do not form part of any owner’s unit. But what if a unit owner wishes to extend their unit? Can the owner do so and extend their unit onto the common property? In this article, we explore the options available to the unit owner.

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Article

Suretyship vs Guarantee. What’s the difference?

02 May 2024

In this article, we look at two primary forms of security commonly found in financial transactions, namely suretyship agreements and... guarantees, and explain the difference between these two forms of security.

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106
Article

Leave to Appeal vs Special Leave to Appeal

02 May 2024

On 4 April 2024 in the matter of Savannah Country Estate Homeowners Association v Zero Plus Trading 194 (Pty) Ltd... and Others (773/2022) [2024] ZASCA 40, our Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) had to address the important difference between an application for leave to appeal and an application for special leave to appeal. In this article, we analyse the SCA’s views in this regard.

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Article

Can Landlords unilaterally charge for additional services?

02 May 2024

The relationship between landlord and tenant can be a complex one fraught with dangers for a careless landlord. In this... article, we explore whether a landlord can provide additional value-added services to its tenants beyond the scope of what is outlined in the lease agreement and then unilaterally charge extra for such services or remove existing services without consequence.

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59
Article

Blazing changes in the National Veld and Forest Fire Amendment Bill

24 April 2024

In early April 2024, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the National Veld and Forest Fire Amendment Bill.  

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50
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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142
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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