Corporate and Commercial Law

Corporate and Commercial Transaction Work

O’Reilly Law is a corporate law firm based in Cape Town, servicing a wide range of clients. As corporate attorneys, we understand the complexities of running a business as well as business law. We offer a full range of corporate law and commercial legal services to business entities of all sizes, from start-ups to large multinationals. We help our clients grow their businesses, guide them on the requirements of good corporate governance, help navigate complex transactions, assist with regulatory requirements, and manage their risks.


Our team of experienced corporate lawyers provide business owners with tailored advice to meet the unique needs of each client and their corporate law requirements. Whether you are starting a new business or expanding your existing operations, we can help you reach your goals by staying compliant.


Our Services Include:

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a type of corporate restructuring that involves the combination of two companies. M&A can be used as a tool to increase market share, expand into new markets, or acquire new technology. The process of M&A can be complex, so it’s important to have a clear understanding of the legal aspects of the transaction before entering into it.


Private Equity and Venture Capital.

Private equity and venture capital law refers to the legal aspects of investing in private companies. This can include everything from negotiating investment contracts to helping with the process. We work with corporate clients to help them navigate the legal landscape surrounding these types of investments. Our team of corporate lawyers can assist with the formation of these agreements, help with regulatory compliance, and represent them in transactions.


Corporate Governance

Our corporate governance services help ensure that your company complies with all the relevant laws and regulations in South Africa. We can help you with everything from the formation of your company to ongoing compliance matters. We can provide advice on issues such as board composition, director duties, shareholder rights, and more. Our goal is to help you run your business in a compliant and efficient manner.


General Commercial Law Services

There are a variety of commercial law services that can be provided by corporate attorneys. These services can include things like drafting and reviewing contracts, providing legal advice to businesses, and representing businesses in court. Our corporate lawyers cover everything from start to finish.


Business Restructuring

Businesses oftentimes need to restructure for a variety of reasons. It could be due to financial difficulties, changes in management, or simply wanting to change the direction of the company. Whatever the reason, our corporate and commercial law attorneys offer services to help businesses with this process. We can help with things like drafting new contracts, negotiating with creditors, and filing for bankruptcy.


Banking and Finance

Banking and finance within the corporate law sector covers a wide range of activities. Banking and finance law is a complex and ever-changing area of law, with laws governing these activities that are designed to protect businesses and investors, so it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest developments. Our team of corporate lawyers will be able to assist your business.


Commercial Contracting

Commercial contracting is an essential part of corporate and commercial law. Commercial contracts are agreements between businesses or individuals that are used to govern the sale of goods, services, or leases. These contracts can be used to set the terms and conditions of the transaction, as well as the price. It is important to have a lawyer review any commercial contract before signing it, to make sure that all of the terms are fair and clear.


You want a corporate lawyer that is knowledgeable in the area of law that your business is in so they can quickly and efficiently handle any legal issues that may arise. A corporate lawyer can also help you to avoid potential legal problems by advising you on the best way to structure your business. Whatever your corporate and commercial law needs, the attorneys at O’Reilly Law will be able to assist you. We strive to provide high-quality legal services to all our clients no matter how big or small.

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