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Guy Smith
IMPORTANT JUDGEMENT RELATING TO RULES IN ESTATES On Friday 17th November a full bench of the High Court KZN ruled on the legality of rules imposed by the HOA at Mount Edgecombe. The rules which were questioned were those relating to roads and domestic employees. The court found that: Roads in estates are public roads;...
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Combining over 30 years’ experience as a property lawyer and conveyancer with a passion for niche residential development, Guy Smith is the driving force behind something of a bespoke service at Venns Attorneys. “What makes us unique is that we get involved with property projects from conception, working hand-in-hand with clients as the vision takes...
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  Well, we knocked the bastard off! – Sir Edmund Hillary, on climbing Mount Everest  While the year has again been a difficult one for South Africa, we are always encouraged by the entrepreneurship and resilience of our clients.  2013 has certainly been a busy year at 281 Pietermaritz Street, with the highlight being the...
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Guy Smith is defined by a restless energy and creativity. He is a veteran property lawyer and conveyancer and is also a property developer in his own right. Now, at the peak of his career, he has personally contributed a number of high quality golf estates and niche residential developments to the South African landscape....
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2012 has seen us celebrate our 60th birthday.  In 1952, Denis Lowe started out as a sole practitioner.  He was joined by Garnet Venn as an articled clerk on £5 a month in 1955, and in 1970, the firm changed its name from Denis Lowe Venn to Venn Nemeth and Hart.  This year also saw...
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2011 has again been a tough year, and a year without the highs of the World Cup, nor the winning of the Rugby World Cup nor, for that matter, the Currie Cup. Well done to New Zealand and the Lions. Besides the economic problems of Europe and the world, we in South Africa have had...
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