Our Practice Areas

¬†Abrahams Kiewitz Inc. is a Cape Town-based boutique law firm, established in 1996 by its two founding directors, Charles Abrahams and Kevin Kiewitz. The firm prides itself of having grown from a small law practice into a vibrant, dynamic law firm that offers a range of general and specialist legal services. The firm’s legal services ranges from civil, commercial and property law to competition, constitutional and administrative legal services.

Litigation and dispute resolution

Abrahams Kiewitz In Attorneys aims to resolve clients’ disputes as expeditiously as possible. The firm has vast experience Magistrate Court, High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court litigation.

Clients’ matters are thoroughly considered beforehand to advise on the merits of success and the appropriate jurisdiction within which to institute its dispute. The firm works with an extensive network of experienced junior and senior advocates to provide clients with the best advice on its matters.

Public Interest Law

Abrahams Kiewitz has been and continues to be at the forefront of very important public interest and human rights litigation in South Africa. The firm has been a leader in developing class actions in South Africa as a means of making public interest and human rights litigation more effective.

The firm has brought a number of landmark public interest cases before the courts.

Litigation and dispute resolution

The firm aims to resolve clients’ disputes as expeditiously as possible. To the extent that disputes are not resolved prior to litigation, it has vast experience Magistrate Court, High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court litigation.

Clients’ matters are thoroughly considered beforehand to advise on the merits of success and the appropriate jurisdiction within which to institute its dispute. The firm works with an extensive network of experienced junior and senior advocates to provide clients with the best advice on its matters.

Increasingly, clients are looking to mediation and arbitration as a means of resolving their disputes swiftly. Abrahams Kiewitz is well-placed to provide such services to clients.

Property Law

The firm renders a broad spectrum of conveyancing services such as transfer of property, registration and cancellation of mortgage bond. It also acts as a services provider to most of South Africa’s commercial banks in the registration and cancellation of mortgage bonds.

The firm also acts for property developers and has developed considerable experience in areas of rezoning, development agreements, sale agreements, leases, sectional titles and building contracts.

The department’s expertise in this area is complemented by the expertise of the firm’s public interest department in respect of land reform and restitution claims and its work with Communal Property Associations.

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