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.

SA Affordable Housing The conveyancer’s options when the Deeds Office rejects deeds for the wrong reason: Part 2

What remedies has a conveyancer when an examiner at the Deeds Office rejects a deed for the wrong reasons? The first part of this article appeared in the September issue of SA Affordable Housing, including points 1-3. They must be read in conjunction.

If you missed part 1: September / October 2020 – The conveyancer’s options when the Deeds Office rejects deeds for the wrong reason: Part 1 

4. The conveyancer’s response to the incorrect note

5. What remedies are available when an examiner refuses to remove an incorrect note?

6. A culture of accountability must be created

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