Dispute Resolution Attorneys Sandton

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Different forms of alternative dispute resolution have gained in popularity in recent years, as alternatives to traditional court room litigation. These alternatives include conciliation, mediation and arbitration.

The team at Tumbo Scott have proven themselves skilled mediators, who have been able to arbitrate disputes to the mutual advantage of both parties. If you want to pursue an alternative form of dispute resolution, you can trust Tumbo Scott to help protect your interests.

Civil litigation

Litigation can be an unfortunate but at times necessary part of doing business. A situation might arise in which you have no other alternative but to launch a civil litigation to defend your business interests. For example, to protect your intellectual property, or in the case of a breach of contract.

There are various reasons for litigation, and the laws governing the process are substantial and complex. You will want to make sure that you have seasoned litigators on your side who understand the full range of options that can be prosecuted on your behalf. Tumbo Scott can explain to you your rights under the law, how the courts functions and legal proceedings work. This is essential to helping you to launch your litigation, or build a defence against one.

Public interest litigation

Public interest litigation is the means by which ordinary citizens and civil society can hold the state accountable, through the courts. South Africa has a proud history of public interest litigation, where civil society was able to successfully challenge the state and force the change of policies and legislation.

Public interest litigation in South Africa can lead all the way up to the Constitutional Court, the highest court in the land. The team at Tumbo Scott have extensive experience with dealing with and interpreting Constitutional Law. Their academic background and the cases they have worked on speak for themselves.