VanderMerwe & Robertson Incorporated prides itself on providing excellent and professional legal services to a diverse and growing client base. Our attorneys are business-minded and focused on providing pragmatic and innovative commercial solutions to business and related legal issues.
VanderMerwe & Robertson has dual head offices in Hyde Park, Johannesburg and Cape Town’s CBD, as well as offices in Durbanville and Greyton in the Western Cape. The firm has a nationwide client base that includes banks, property developers, building contractors, insurance companies, brokers, manufactures, mining groups, corporate finance and investment advisory houses, wealth management companies and other corporate clients, as well as the Provincial and National Government.
Over the past years VanderMerwe & Robertson has become a dynamic firm focusing on commercial matters and is currently represented on the panels of the major financial institutions, namely Standard Bank, ABSA, FNB, Nedbank, Nedbank Private Wealth and ABSA Private Banking for the registration and cancellation of bonds.
VanderMerwe & Robertson has Level 4 BBB-EE status.
Galileo Advisory Services, a division of Galileo Capital, assists its clients with a unique personal and/or family plan to protect and preserve their wealth. It focuses on putting the necessary structures in place to manage and protect its clients’ wealth. Services include the drafting of wills, drafting and registration of trusts, administration of estates and trust administration. Galileo Advisory Services also specializes in accounting and tax services. It has two Cape Town offices, in Durbanville and Rondebosch, as well as an office in East London and in Hyde Park, Johannesburg. The directors of VanderMerwe & Robertson Inc. own 50% of the shares in Galileo Advisory Services.
Galileo Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd is a fiduciary and tax services company. We focus on delivering a cost effective professional service to our clients. Galileo Advisory Services follows a detailed information gathering process with our clients to ensure that we understand your needs and objectives. We work with individuals or families and prepare a unique Personal Estate or Family Plan to protect and preserve your wealth. Our Plan focuses on putting the necessary structures in place to manage and protect your wealth during your lifetime and for future generations. Our services to implement your Plan include the drafting of wills, drafting and registration of trusts, administration of estates and trust administration.
The VanderMerwe & Robertson Group joined forces with Visual International Holdings Ltd., to establish The Visual Property Club with the primary focus of facilitating the sales process of properties to high net worth individuals in terms of Section 13 of the SA Income Tax Act 58 of 1962, as amended. The concept is registered at the Patent Office under RSA patent number 2012/03640. The directors of VanderMerwe & Robertson Inc. own 50% of the shares.
In addition we have a large backroom staff component including senior and junior associates, financial managers and administrative staff.
VanderMerwe & Robertson is actively involved in the communities in which it serves. It is sole sponsor of the Durbanville Athletics Club and has recently been honoured with the Durbanville Business Chamber’s Business of the Year Award 2015/2016 in the medium size business category.
On 29 May 2015 a Gala Dinner was held in aid of charity (more specifically – a safe house for woman and children in the Northern Suburbs known asHuis Jabes) at Eensgezind Estate, Durbanville. Durbanville Business announced their business leaders during the same function.
Van der Merwe & Robertson Group were awarded Business Leader for the year for Medium size Businesses.
The criteria on which the businesses were judged were: Accomplishments of the Business, Successes as Business Leader and Involvement in the community.
Photo: The directors of Van der Merwe & Robertson Attorneys with the certificate and trophy that they received at the Gala Dinner. From Left to Right are Regardt Nelson; Roelf van der Merwe; George Robertson and Eugene Groenewald.