Property Law and Real Estate

At Mketsu & Associates Attorneys our Real Estate lawyers understand that when you plan to buy or sell your most important investment, you expect expert legal advice to ensure that your transaction is processed cost-effectively and timeously. Our property & real estate lawyers provide innovative solutions to the ever-changing circumstances in the market, whether from a legal or commercial perspective.


Legal adherence is paramount in this landscape as well as maintaining a professional relationship with non-governmental environmental organizations. Our key areas of strength include international arbitration, regulations and investigations, business ethics and anti-corruption, and transnational litigation, all of which can significantly affect industry stakeholders.



  • Advice on commercial, industrial, residential and retail projects
  • Development vehicles, strategies and implementation
  • Lease agreements, sectional title developments, share block developments and fractional ownership
  • Real Estate funds, investment and facilities available to investors
  • Property rights and DFA applications
  • Project-related advice, including leisure/hotels, construction, infrastructure, energy and mining projects and concessions 


  • Commercial property transactions, involving immovable and movable property
  • Due diligence investigations
  • Commercial contracts
  • Structuring of investments, including foreign investment
  • Advice on the structuring of specialist transactions such as wind farm developments
  • Tax structures
  • Financing strategies


  • Conveyancing and Notarial services
  • Compliance with local and national legislation and authorisations regarding land issues
  • Planning and land use/rights applications
  • Environmental matters, including water law
  • Restitution of Land Rights Act 22 of 1994 and Heritage applications
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Township-related developments, applications and the registration of real rights inland
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