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Legal Services 2020-01-29T14:11:43+02:00

Professional Service & Continued Client Commitment

Marx & Associates is one of the most reputable companies of attorneys in the East Rand and are regarded highly for its professional service and continued client commitment.


The firm has an active Magistrate’s Court practice, which undertakes work on behalf of Insurance Companies and other commercial entities.

Partners, qualified attorneys and candidate attorneys, each with extensive and valuable experience in this complex arena in the Magistrate’s Court department.

Marx Attorneys have branch offices within the main business regions in South Africa and accept instructions to litigate in other provinces.

Our firm has specialised in High Court litigation over a period of some seven years. The head of this department concentrates solely on litigation.

Supported by Professional Assistants, Candidate Attorneys and Paralegals this department is able to offer full litigation services ranging from personal injury claims through to banking law.

Bein in Insurance Law since 2006, our firm has built a justifiably strong reputation in this field. This is widened by the amount of national and international insurers and re-insurers among its clients.

The firm has in-depth specialised experience in every facet of insurance law, including but not limited to investigative works and merit assessments, opinion on quantum as well as repudiations and passenger liability claims.

Two of our staff members have worked for insurance companies and is aware that insurance companies are result driven. Mr. Melchior Marx from our office has also obtained his diploma in insurance and has dealt with complicated matters i.e. Springbok Atlas claims on behalf of a Reputable Insurance Company.

We also have extensive knowledge of re-insurance and various aspects related thereto.

This department specializes in the fields of commercial work and is headed by three partners and supporting staff.

Specific emphasis is placed on negotiation, drafting and preparation of a wide variety of complexed commercial agreements.

We also attend to mergers and acquisitions and business rescue proceedings.

The creation of inter vivos trusts is another of the services offered.

This department is managed by Mr. Melchior Marx.

This department has the capability to deal with all types of Labor disputes. Particular emphasis is placed on pro-active advice and cost effectiveness.

This department can further assist its clients with the drafting of employment agreements, the enforcement of restraint of trade agreements and defended matters in the Labour Court.

In addition it can offer both labour advice and support in the event of CCMA hearings.

Marx Attorneys Notaries and Conveyancers is a stake holder in Velile Tinto and Associates Inc. who is the largest Black Owned Conveyance firm within the Republic of South Africa.

Personal attention to both private and corporate client transactions is the hallmark of this department.

Conventional properties and sectional title transactions will fall within the capabilities of this department. The firm also employs a qualified notary who is able to deal with all forms of notarial work.

We are also listed on the panels of all major banks within South Africa.

The speciality of this department is the drafting of applications for sequestration’s and liquidations.

Emphasis is also on the handling of post liquidation matters. This includes attendance at creditors meetings, as well as precipitating communication with the trustee regarding recovery.

Our firm has the capability to deal with all aspects of family law, inter alia, divorces, custody and access matters.

Our specialists in this field has not only been selected for their thoroughness and insight, but also for their ability to give clients considered advise with sensitivity and understanding.

The head of this department is Mrs. Sunette Marx who is also currently acting as an Additional Magistrate in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court.

In this department emphasis is placed on commercial viability. With a broad base of clients ranging from one man businesses to multi national listed companies, the department deals with straight recoveries, assists in the drafting of credit applications, surety ships, acknowledgements of debt and the like.

Client receive regular reports, customized to meet their individual needs.

In keeping with the firm’s philosophy of developing a holistic solution to meet the needs of its private clients, the department provides expert advice in the drafting of wills, as well as estate planning.

Careful consideration is given to the preservation of wealth and growth, whilst attempting to minimise the impact of estate duty and capital gains tax.

The department also attends to the administration of deceased estates in an expeditious and cost effective a manner as possible.

Our firm specializes in all fields of criminal litigation. Apart from being well established defense attorneys, two of our partners have vast experience in criminal prosecution.

Our firm has defended, with success in the Highest Court of Appeal, matters which were subsequently reported in the South African Criminal Law Reports.

Due to our in depth involvement with criminal litigation we were also part of the initial implementation of new statutes in respect of plea-bargaining proceedings (Sect 105 Act 51/1977).

We pride ourselves in the fact that our firm was reported in case law on matters which set out principals pertaining to bail applications.
This departments is managed by Mr. Manny Marx.

Our local group of supply chain attorneys, headed by Mr. Melchior Marx, have considerable experience in the trade, transport and logistics of both hard and soft commodities and can provide advice at every link of the supply chain – from the sale and purchase of commodities, through to its storage, distribution, maintenance and insurance.

We offer a solutions-driven approach and multi-modal supply chain expertise. We understand the demands and challenges our clients face in the logistics sector, ensuring the efficient and flawless passage of their goods in accordance to terms and conditions prescribed by their customers.

Our clients include a wide range of local and international commodity traders, charterers, freight forwarders, transport brokers, warehousemen, distributors, hauliers, brokers, logistics operators and marine transport insurers.

As a proud member of Global Law Experts, our firm has a global reach across 50 countries and established relationships with industry players, thus we can provide our clients with expert and multijurisdictional legal advice.

Areas of expertise includes:

  • Bulk commodities
  • Consumer products
  • Customs and regulation
  • Dispute resolution
  • Drafting various multimodal agreements
  • Freight forwarding and specialised freight
  • Supply chain management
  • Warehousing and distribution



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