Gert is a specialist Conveyancer based at our Illovo office. He worked at the Pretoria Deeds Office from 1985 until 1989 and after becoming a Senior Examiner left to qualify as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 1992. As manager of our Gauteng Development Law Unit Gert focuses on the establishment of townships and all the conveyancing work required to initiate and complete developments, whether it may be an upmarket sectional title, cluster or housing development. He enjoys finding practical solutions to complicated conveyancing problems. Gert serves on the committee of the South African Affordable Residential Developers Association (SAARDA), a body representing the interests of developers and other stakeholders in the affordable housing development sector which necessitates regular collaboration with government and municipal officials.

The conveyancer’s options when the Deeds Office rejects deeds for the wrong reason: Part 1

Whatever the public may have to say about civil servants, having worked as a junior and senior examiner in the Pretoria Deeds Office from the middle 1980s for four years, I can vouch for the fact that the Deeds Office is undoubtedly the civil service office served by the most productive and committed civil servants in the whole of our civil service with regard to the processing of designated workloads.

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