Business and Commercial

With our vast experience and knowledge, we help to protect businesses against costly legal pitfalls. We provide advice to large, medium and small businesses as well as a range of commercial law services.

Our commercial department can assist with:

  • Advising clients on the formation and structuring of entities for the client’s specific business needs;
  • Registering of companies;
  • Amending company documents;
  • Drafting of commercial contracts;
  • Advising clients on existing commercial contracts;
  • Registering Trusts;
  • Advising clients regarding the implication of the new Companies Act on their business;
  • Advising clients in relevant consumer legislation and specifically the new Consumer Protection Act;
  • Advising clients on Joint Ventures and drafting of the Joint Venture Agreement;
  • Settlement negotiations between business partners in the event of a commercial dispute.

Our professionalism, expertise and dedication to our clients enables us to assist and guide them to minimise their risk in new business opportunities and in existing business operations.

Client feedback

"We see Burden, Swart and Botha as part of our business, an extension of our credit control procedure and our trusted legal advisors.  They have always acted to the highest professional standard – providing complete transparency at every step to ensure our commercial interests are protected.  Most importantly they always get results!  Delivering outstanding value. Highly valued and recommended partner.


Fanie van Vuuren (CA) SA, FC Chartered Accountants"