COMMERCIAL LAW Our corporate and commercial attorneys are business-minded and have a strong focus on providing practical advice and drafting contracts which are simple and comprehensible, without any loss of professionalism or precision. Our firm has committed to plain English drafting and our documents are well-structured and understandable. Our team is able to provide advice on a full range of commercial issues, and to draft or review commercial contracts. Tim Brown Director Tim practices principally in the areas of contract and commercial law, public sector law and labour law. He provides commercial and other legal advice to large, medium and small businesses, entrepreneurs, tertiary educational institutions, municipalities, public entities and government departments. Mohammed Motala Director Mohammed Motala is a Director in Venn’s litigation, commercial, dispute resolution and insolvency department. He is also a liquidator on the National Panel of Liquidators in South Africa and a certified Business Rescue Practitioner. Hiresen Govender Director Hiresen Govender joined Venns in 2007 and acts for a number of public sector clients including, state owned entities, municipalities, provincial departments, statutory bodies, and tertiary institutions. His areas of focus are litigation and drafting in commercial, procurement and regulatory matters. Doc Louw Executive Consultant is the head of our Litigation division and practices in the banking law, commercial and general civil litigation fields including matrimonial and related disputes. He is currently Deputy Chairman of the KwaZulu-Natal Town Planning Appeals Board. Andries Geyser Executive Consultant Andries Geyser’s legal skills are varied, with experience in most fields, however his preferred areas of practice include commercial work, insolvency enquiries and litigation.