STRATLAW increases a company’s value by mitigating and/or limiting risks through the provision of professional strategic legal advice.
The strength of STRATLAW is vested in the professional qualifications and wide experience of its two Directors:
Arno Jansen Van Vuuren obtained an LLB degree from the University of Pretoria (UP), and is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. He continued his education by obtaining a Contract Drafting Certificate, and completed an Advanced Short Course in Business Rescue Practice at the University of South Africa (UNISA).
His extensive experience, as an independent Practicing Attorney as well as working for legal practices like Gideon Pretorius Attorneys, Van Vuuren Attorneys, and Klopper Myburg Gwangwa & Associates Incorporated makes his services invaluable to any business that has to negotiate the maze of legal and procedural red tape facing new as well as existing businesses.
Practical experience includes Practice Management, Landlord and Tenant Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Commercial Drafting, Company mergers and Acquisitions, Company Restructuring and Re-engineering, Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment, Strategic Alliances, Cross Border Transactions, Trust Structures, Company and Secretarial Services, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Drafting, Corporate Turnaround Strategies, and Tax Law.
He was and remains instrumental in local and international mergers, also acted as Legal Representative for a number of companies and individuals, and remains an Acting Chairperson of the Tax Board (SARS).
Bertus Coetzee is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, obtained a BCom degree with specialization in Law from the University of Pretoria in 2010, and an LLB degree in 2012. He was honoured for a variety of academic achievements during his study years, including: Member of the Honorary Golden Key Society for academic excellence (by invitation only); Member of the Golden Key International Honours Society reserved (by invitation only) for the top 10% achievers in the Economic and Business Sciences Faculty of the UP; a Certificate of Merit for the highest marks obtained in Criminal Law 410 and Law of Securities 410. He obtained his LLB degree with distinction; was included in the Dean’s Merit List for outstanding academic achievement; and obtained the highest mark for Motor Vehicle Accidents in Law School.
Before joining STRATLAW he was a Commercial Attorney at KMG and Associates Incorporated, focusing on Commercial Law and Commercial Contract Drafting which included drafting of Lease Agreements, Memorandums of Incorporation, Service Level Agreements, Loan Agreements, Sale of Shares Agreements. Agency Agreements, and more. His main areas of practice include Company Mergers and Acquisitions, Company Restructuring, Trust Structures, Company Secretarial Services, Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment, and Tax Law.
STRATLAW’s vision is to be the market leader in the provision of strategic legal consultancy services by creating a personalised interactive service resulting in a nationally recognised brand associated with quality and efficiency. STRATLAW operates as an integrated part of our clients’ businesses.
To provide a specialised, pro-active, fiduciary responsible compliance service to SMEs through taking ownership of work entrusted to us by effective and result driven tactics and frequent communication, at competitive rates.