VanderSpuy Cape Town boasts several independent Commercial and Litigation departments, headed by directors Charles van Breda, Paula Neethling, Martinette Meyer, Alfie Langley and Yaseen Cariem.

Charles specialises in commercial law and litigation, with an appetite for solving complex legal issues. His clients number several blue chip enterprises on the JSE who benefit from an experienced commercial attorney with an excellent success rate in high court litigation. He is assisted by Mogamat Botha and Shano Macris.

Paula’s areas of expertise include commercial law with a focus on the agricultural business industry, competition law and medical negligence. She has longstanding relationships with some of the biggest agricultural businesses in the Western Cape and has developed a reputation as a leading medico-legal attorney in the country. She runs her department with the assistance of Martinette Meyer.

In addition to the aforementioned fields of interest, Martinette’s areas of expertise also include trade mark law and new developments in road traffic legislation.

Alfie specialises in banking law and general litigation which includes the processing of judgments and subsequent attachment and liquidation of assets. He is assisted by Yaseen Cariem, who has specialised knowledge in the National Credit Act and Consumer Protection Act.