We are a boutique law firm providing corporate, commercial and litigation services to a variety of clientele from individuals, small and medium enterprises to large corporates across many different industries and sectors.
Our professionals are all senior practitioners with a wealth of experience.
We embrace a virtual office concept and gladly consult with clients via Skype, video conferencing or simply telephonically. We service a wide variety of clients who are based in different cities and countries from us on this basis. We are also happy to come to you and do not believe in cultivating the outdated law firm model still used by many lawyers today. We have consultation and meeting venues available to us in most of the major business hubs in South Africa.
Our motto is “Solutions Driven. Client Focused.” We are not here to simply provide you with a piece of paper, risk analysis or impersonal litigation service. We aim to provide advice to you based on our understanding of the challenges you face, your specific needs as an individual, businessman or company and the risks that you have to take for you or your company to grow.
We aim to be your strategic partner and we will work hard to help you realise your full potential or the full potential of your business and we tailor our service to meet your specific needs.
Why Choose Us?
Whether you are an individual, a business just starting up or an established concern, the decision about which law firm you decide to use is an important one.
Your lawyers should make life easier for you. Some lawyers simply make sure that you comply with the law or advise you why the roll out of your product or service will be difficult because of the law. We go further. We provide proactive, practical and innovative advice to you to help you attain your objectives. We are client focused and solution driven.
You and your business is important to us. We will always firstly take the time to understand you and your requirements so that we can tailor our services to you. We understand that you will always need us to be cost effective while delivering high quality services to you.
Whether you are growing your business, leasing property, seeking to protect intellectual property or are involved in a dispute, we are well placed to benefit you with the provision of our services from our experience in advising in a diverse range of business.
We have the experience to let you navigate the law in new and different situations – whether you are an individual, an owner manged business or a public company. There is one thing that our clients have in common – they are ambitious, dynamic and innovative.
Dominic is the proprietor of D J Steyn Attorneys
Dominic specialises in commercial, corporate and intellectual property law, combining the fields with great effect in structuring transactions, drafting agreements and advising clients in dispute resolution situations. He has had experience in various complex transactions, with many of these being in respect of the financial services, information technologies and manufacturing and distribution sectors in markets within Africa, Europe and the Americas and has been involved in disputes and their resolution in these jurisdictions too. Dominic has the added benefit of proven experience in corporate law and governance in both the listed and unlisted environments. Dominic strives to focus on clients’ business and to assist them in meeting the challenge of driving revenue while effectively managing risks. He is a solution driven attorney rather than problem oriented or merely a risk identifier.
Dominic obtained the BProc and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa with right of appearance. Apart from advising various clients in the commercial arena from SMEs to Blue Chips, Dominic has also acted as general counsel and company secretary for a multinational JSE listed company and has advised various Ministers in the South African government on legal aspects surrounding corporate, commercial and intellectual property law.
Darian is a consultant to D J Steyn Attorneys
Darian has more than a decade’s worth of experience as an admitted attorney.
Darian specialises primarily in Commercial and Labour Law but also provides bespoke advice on the following:
- Commercial and labour litigation and arbitration services
- Bespoke contract drafting and advisory services
- Compliance and risk advisory services
- Legal co-ordination and management
- Business and asset acquisition and sale negotiation and implementation
- General legal advice and assistance for businesses and individuals
- Property transactions and leases
Brent has been practising in private practice and the corporate arena for many years.
Brent assists with all conveyancing requirements of clients, lease management and general litigation
Kayleigh is a candidate attorney.
Kayleigh assists with all litigation and ADR matters and is branching out in to the development, construction and commercial fields of practice.