The Offices of Hyde Park Suite 103 Block B Strouthos Place (off 2nd Road) Hyde Park, Sandton   Tel: +27 (0)11 447 3185
An experienced and client-orientated law firm - Johannesburg, South Africa

Commercial Transactions and Contracts

PDF Print E-mail


JM Shoot Attorneys offers a wealth of experience to emerging and established commercial enterprises in the field of commercial law.

We have extensive experience in the planning and oversight of commercial transactions, and advise clients on numerous commercial matters, from the initial structuring of businesses and drafting of all necessary documentation, to the growth and expansion of businesses and mergers and acquisitions. We provide our clients with technical expertise and skill, developing and implementing legal strategies that ensure that our clients achieve their goals and objectives. Whether you need assistance with structuring your business, starting up your business, franchising your successful business concept or resolving a business dispute, you can count on JM Shoot Attorneys for effective legal representation and personal service.

We consult on all aspects of business transactions including:

  • sales of shares in companies
  • sales of assets
  • lease agreements
  • joint venture agreements
  • specialized and unique business arrangements
  • IT and software-related agreements
  • international and transnational legal agreements

We consult and advise clients on numerous legal issues such as contractual risk, tax implications, regulatory compliance, post-contractual administration and dispute resolution. We also assist our clients with business formation and structure matters and the establishment of strategic relationships. We represent established companies with acquisitions, sale of businesses, financing, franchising, restructuring, technology licensing, contract review and negotiation, employment and other commercial agreements.

JM Shoot Attorneys have advised businesses in a number of sectors including marketing, construction, insurance, banking, entertainment, software and information technology, credit insurance and trade and bridging finance. We can assist you in the formation of close corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures, partnerships or offshore and foreign entities.

We work with our clients in acquisitions, selling and reorganizing all of businesses and corporate entities. We assist negotiating, structuring and documenting business acquisitions, mergers and reorganizations.

We have substantial experience in handling international business contracts and transactions. We are able to represent foreign purchasers of businesses and real estate in South Africa, the United Kingdom, United States and Israel.

For more information, please email JM Shoot Attorneys on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

J M Shoot Attorneys. Lawyers serving clients in Johannesburg area and throughout Gauteng and South Africa, including Atholl Gardens, Atholl, Auckland Park, Bagleyston, Benmore Gardens, Birdhaven, Birnam, Bramley, Bruma, Bryanston, Craighall Park, Craighall, Cramerview, Cresta, Crown Gardens, Crown North, Cyrildene, Dainfern, Dunkeld, Emmarentia, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenhazel, , Greenside, Gresswold, Halfway Gardens, Halfway House Estate, Hawkins Estate, Highlands North, Houghton, Hurlingham, Hyde Park, Illovo, Inanda, Johannesburg CBD, Johannesburg North, Johannesburg South, Killarney, Kya Sand, Kyalami , Linden, Lone Hill, Marlboro Gardens, Marlboro, Melrose Estate, Melrose North, Melrose, Morningside Manor, Northcliff, Northgate, Northriding, Norwood, Oakdene, Oaklands, Observatory, Olivedale, Orange Grove, Orchards, Parkhurst, Parkmore, Parktown North, Parktown, Parkview, Randpark Ridge, Randpark, River Club, Riviera, Rivonia, Roodepoort, Rosebank, Sandhurst, Sandown, Savoy Estate, Saxonwold, Selby, Sunningdale, Sunninghill, Sydenham, Woodmead,Wynberg