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Springboks Triumph Over All Blacks: A Well-Deserved Victory! A hearty congratulations to the Springboks for their outstanding victory over the All Blacks in the recent game! It was an exhilarating match, and we’re proud of their performance.  Well done, Amabokoboko!

Coffee With Us: National (free) Wills Week

National (free) Wills Week this year is from 11 to 15 September 2023. The importance of an up-to-date and valid Will cannot be over-estimated. In your Will you: appoint the person who you want to take care of the winding up of your affairs (legal and practical aspects) appoint the legatees to who you want […]

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MARYKA turned 60! My longstanding friend and co-director, Maryka Vermaak, turned 60 on 1 May 2023. In line with her personality and priorities, she celebrated this milestone by having a big family braai in Bloemfontein, followed by a road trip with 2 of her sisters, visiting various smaller game reserves with the Kgalagadi being […]

Coffee with us – September 2021

Hello Everyone, Our last newsletter was in July, sorry for the wait – hope you missed us. Covid is still with us but fortunately the Deeds Office restrictions eventually were relaxed to functional levels. Hopefully conveyancers will also be allowed by the Deeds Office to drop their visors in the near future. Hope springs eternally. […]

Coffee With Us: London’s new “Sky Pool” vs. local swimming gems

An interesting article on a new “sky pool” in London was published in the CapeTownEtc recently: It goes on to compare our local pools with the new London pool, which led me to recall a discussion I had recently with a client on the hot water springs in the Western Cape and South Africa […]


In September het MC Coetzer homself weggeskeur van sy litigasie- en mediasiepraktyk, om vir 2½ weke in Vail, Colorado, VSA,  die Suid-Afrikaanse visvang-span by die wêreldkampioenskappe af te rig.  Met die gesoek na vis in die riviere, afgewissel met die proe van die plaaslike kos en maak van nuwe vriende, het hulle ‘n top tien […]


In September MC Coetzer tore himself away from his litigation and dispute resolution practice to spend 2½ weeks in Vail, Colorado, USA, coaching the national fly-fishing team in the annual World Cup competition.  While chasing fish up and down the rivers, sampling the local cuisine and making new friends, they managed a top ten placement […]


MC Coetzer is our chief litigation attorney, also specialising in commercial contracts and mediation. MC started with us at Chris Fick and Associates in 2006. He read his B.Proc at the University of Pretoria and successfully completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Negotiation and Dispute-Resolution at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. When he’s not […]