Attorneys, Notaries, Conveyancers

Established in Boksburg in 1999, Marx & Marx Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers has gained an enviable reputation as a legal firm of integrity and excellence. It was founded on the principle that it would offer its client’s professional legal solutions that are flexible, innovative and financially efficient.

A combination of professional service together with a focus on achieving results, has earned Marx & Marx Attorneys the well-deserved reputation as the legal practitioners’ choice within the East Rand and Greater Johannesburg.

The services which Marx Attorney’s offers includes: – magistrates court litigation, high court litigation, insurance law, commercial and corporate work, aviation, labour relations, property law, insolvency, liquidations and debt reviews, family law, credit recoveries, estates and criminal work. The firm delivers legal solutions to its clients by familiarising themselves with their needs and understanding their commercial and personal objectives. They strive to develop close working relationships with clients and are committed to succeed. 

Marx Attorneys specialise in commercial and corporate law, and the department is headed by two partners (Mr. Melchior Marx and Mrs. Sunette Marx) and supporting staff. The Managing Partner Mr. Manuel J Marx unfortunately past away earlier this year, which was a great loss to the legal fraternity. Specific emphasis is placed on negotiation, drafting and preparation of a wide variety of complexed commercial agreements. The firm attends to mergers and acquisitions, business rescue proceedings and the creation of inter vivos trusts is another of the services offered.

The firm has an active Magistrate’s Court practice, which undertakes work on behalf of insurance companies and other commercial entities. The firm has partners, qualified attorneys and candidate attorneys, each with extensive and valuable experience in this complex arena in the Magistrate’s Court department. Marx Attorneys have branch offices within the main business regions in South Africa and accept instructions to litigate in other provinces.

In addition, the firm has specialised in High Court litigation over a period of seven years. The head of this department concentrates solely on litigation. Supported by professional assistants, candidate attorneys and paralegals this department is able to offer full litigation services ranging from personal injury claims through to banking law.

With nine years in insurance law under their belt, Marx Attorneys has built a strong reputation in this field. This is widened by the amount of national and international insurers and re-insurers among its clients. The firm has in-depth specialised experience in every facet of insurance law, including but not limited to investigative works and merit assessments, opinion on quantum as well as repudiations and passenger liability claims.

Insurance companies are result driven. Two staff members of the firm have worked in insurance and are well aware that insurance companies are result driven. Mr. Melchior Marx from of the firm has also obtained his diploma in insurance and has dealt with complicated matters i.e. Springbok Atlas claims on behalf of a reputable insurance company. They also have extensive knowledge of re-insurance and various aspects related thereto.

Another speciality is Marx Attorneys expertise in property law. The firm is a stake holder in Velile Tinto and Associates Inc., who is the largest Black Owned Conveyance firm within the Republic of South Africa. Personal attention to both private and corporate client transactions is the hallmark of this department. Conventional properties and sectional title transactions will fall within the capabilities of this department. The firm also employs a qualified notary who is able to deal with all forms of notarial work. We are also listed on the panels of all major banks within South Africa.

The family law department is run by Mrs. Sunette Marx, recently returned to the firm after being employed as an additional magistrate in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court. The firm has the capability to deal with all aspects of family law, inter alia, divorces, custody and access matters. The specialists in this field has not only been selected for their thoroughness and insight, but also for their ability to give clients considered advise with sensitivity and understanding.

In keeping with the firm’s philosophy of developing a holistic solution to meet the needs of its private clients, the department provides expert advice in the drafting of wills, as well as estate planning. Careful consideration is given to the preservation of wealth and growth, whilst attempting to minimise the impact of estate duty and capital gains tax. The department also attends to the administration of deceased estates in an expeditious and cost effective a manner as possible.

In addition to the high quality services which Marx Attorneys offers, the firm also pride themselves in the fact that they are an equal opportunity employer. Consequently, the firm not only includes members of both genders, but is one of the most racially integrated practices within the East Rand. The company has followed an aggressive affirmative action policy and they strive to employ members from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, whenever possible. The firm boasts four professionals and four members of support staff. Marx Attorneys have built their reputation on their ability to provide professional solutions for clients. It is their intention to uphold this tradition and to build on it. At the same time, the firm plans to continue developing resources and their people to ensure that they constantly remain at the cutting edge of the diverse legal services they offer to clients. It is for that reason that the company’s vision remains: – ‘honest, accurate, effective and innovative legal services combined with true values.’

Company: Marx Attorneys Notaries and Conveyancers

Name: Melchior Marx

Email: [email protected]

Web Address: www.marxattorneys.co.za

Address: Eastlands Office Park, Nr 1 Bentel Road, Sanlam Building, First Floor, Jansen Park Ext. 10, Boksburg

Telephone: 011 823 5835


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