Welcome to Barnard Labuschagne Inc reg no. 1999/015298/21

Somerset West Attorney  

Somerset West, Cape Town

Experienced litigation attorneys

Conveyancing need not be a nightmare

We can assist with the transfer of property ownership whether you are buying or selling.

Do you need a commercial attorney

We can read or draft your contract and then help you manage compliance.

Modern approach to litigation

How we keep up to date with trial developments.

Damages for Negligence

Delictual claims often depend on some negligence by others.Read about it here.

Consultations need not always be a costly affair

But let these pages help you prepare.

Consultations need not always be a costly affair

But let these pages help you prepare.

Matrimonial Dispute?

What are your rights and what is important in dealing with a marriage dispute?

Delictual Claims

Let us advise you on how to choose between claiming, defending or settling.

Risk Analysis and Avoidance

Free up your time to focus on your business expertise. We can assist to take care of the legal stuff.

Community involvement

We actively participate in Legal Profession Development for the benefit of the community.

A little more about us

Read about our 21 years in law.

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Lets Talk Litigation


Litigation or court procedures are important to enforce rights whether one is claiming, accusing or defending. If one can avoid court procedures, one should. This is however easier said than done in some cases. Each matter should be analyzed on its perculiar or specific facts ad then evaluated to determine what would be the best course of action.

Often a commercial settlement is better than a court battle. In some instances it is a combination of a commercial settlement negotiation and some court work. Read more about the following litigation related aspects:

Civil claims

Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) can also be employed to end acrimonious differences. ADR takes different forms and should even be built into contracts where the situation demands. At its most basic form, there should at least be provided for negotiation before parties rush off to court. Failing negotiation, there is still mediation and arbitration.

If your claim is small, you can represent yourself in the small claims court. Read more....

Other litigation pages

What is Litigation? | Civil Litigation | Criminal Litigation

Labour Law Claims or Defending | Appeals | Review


Added Legal Value


You can view our Matrimonial Law pages by clicking  here

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