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.

Recent articles

Liquidations: Compulsory and Voluntary
21st July 2021
A company can be liquidated regardless of whether it is solvent or insolvent. If a company is insolvent, it is unable to satisfy its debts
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Summary Suspensions in Employment Law – Long or right?
15th June 2021
The current position in our law is, accordingly, that where an employee is suspended for precautionary reasons (i.e. in that the employer was concerned that the employee’s continued presence in the workplace would provide him/her with the opportunity to interfere with potential witnesses and/or to destroy pertinent evidence) the employer is under no obligation to afford the employee a pre-suspension hearing before affecting the suspension.
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The consequences of the Cybercrimes Act on Social Media (ab)use
10th June 2021
The Cybercrimes Act (the Act) focuses mainly on criminalising the interference with computer systems and data, which is described in more detail in Andrew Marshall’s article on the subject. However, the Act also has bearing on the way we use (and often abuse) social media which will have an impact on the general public. What you share on social media platforms, including WhatsApp and WhatsApp groups, could now land you in jail if we consider the sections relating to “malicious communications” in the Act.
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Cybercrimes Act
10th June 2021
The Cybercrimes Act has finally been signed into law by the President. The purpose of the Act is to bring South Africa into line with international jurisprudence on the detection and prosecution of crimes which are either specific to computers, or which are perpetrated using computers. This is a very brief summary of the sections of the Act that may interest our clients.
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