Dingley Marshall Lewin is a niche firm with a focus on commercial and technology law. We also have strong & established civil litigation, commercial property & conveyancing, estates, wills & trusts units at the firm. In addition to providing legal services to South African based clients, Dingley Marshall Lewin also provides legal off-shoring services to internationally based law firms and clients. Our legal services are provided in quick response to our clients' needs, are cost effective and of an excellent quality. Dingley Marshall Lewin was started in 2008 and has grown exponentially since then. We are a South African firm with offices located in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town.

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Electronic signature of sale of immovable property agreements – what’s new?
14th June 2022
Of course each case has to be tried on its own facts and merits based on the particular circumstances, but until there is absolute certainty on the matter in the form of an amendment to the relevant legislation to specifically cater for signatures of land sale agreements in this manner, or a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling confirming this stance, we strongly advise against signing any agreement for the alienation of land other than by way of the traditional wet ink on paper.
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Real change to the real estate industry: how does the Property Practitioners Act affect your firm?
22nd March 2022
The new Property Practitioners Act provides a substantive change to the real estate market in South Africa with a bigger focus on transformation and consumer protection The Act introduces new restrictions on the conduct of ‘property practitioners’ in their interactions with consumers, including obligations relating to the display of Fidelity Fund certificates and the completion of a mandatory disclosure form In line with its transformative aims, the Act requires property practitioners to be in possession of a valid BEE certificate for them to receive Fidelity Fund certificates The Act imposes new requirements for the training of ‘candidate property practitioners’ and imposes heightened transparency in practitioners’ management of trust accounts and accounting records
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We are proud to announce that Peter Turner has been promoted to Senior Associate at Dingley Marshall Lewin Inc.
28th February 2022
Peter was admitted as an attorney in December 2012 and holds LLB and LLM (Constitutional Law) degrees obtained from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Since his
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I bought a vehicle from a dealer and found it is defective – now what?
23rd February 2022
We are receiving an increasing number of queries concerning defects in motor vehicles bought from dealers and this article summarises your rights and possible next legal steps in these circumstances. If you approach the dealer and he/she refuses to act in accordance with the CPA by repairing the vehicle or refunding you (depending on what you requested), you will need to submit a complaint against the dealer at the Motor Vehicle Ombudsman (“MIOSA”) in terms of section 82(6) of the CPA.
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