Murphy Kwape Maritz Attorneys (“MKM”) was established in 2002. We are a professional empowerment partnership comprising a law practice which is extensively involved in commercial and contractual law, property law, Conveyancing, Forensic and Investigative Auditing, Environmental law, Litigation, Labour law, Corporate law, Insurance law, Construction law, Administrative and Public Policy, among others.

MKM Attorneys comprises a unique blend of experience and youthful exuberance, which has manifested itself in a professional structure which epitomizes the modern day South African partnership enterprise.

We have offices situated at 405 Jan Smuts Avenue, Blairgowrie, Randburg and 133A Anderson Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria. Our vision is to extend our scope of work by securing association with colleagues in other rural areas which do not enjoy the legal, economic benefit and convenience that the Metropolitan offer. We are in the process of opening a satellite office in Limpopo. Our offices, although situated in a largely residential environment, are easily accessible to our clients. We can also access the Johannesburg and Pretoria jurisdictional High and Magistrate Courts as well as the offices of the Master of the High Court and Deeds Offices in Johannesburg and Pretoria.  



The firm is committed to service excellence. The firm has established an invaluable association with First National Bank, Standard Bank, Nedbank, ABSA Bank, EstateAgency Affairs Board, PG Bison Limited, SubSahara, Rodizio, Yem Yem Petrolium, Sopityo, Alf Kumalo Museum, Revenue Collection Services, Giramundu Grilled Chickens, SSH Holdings, Pamer and other commercial and high profile individuals. We have in the context of modern day technological development, managed to stay in touch with such development and support. We have created and established a modern day infrastructure within the framework of long established legal traditions and values. The clientele of the firm is wide ranging and encompasses a broad spectrum of commercial activity.

MKM Attorneys has an active conveyancing department that renders the highest standard of service to all its clients and future clientele including estate agents and land developers.

The firm is without doubt conforming to the new challenges in our society. From date of establishment, we have administered trust accounts with a major banking institution in keeping with the rules and requirements of the Law Society. The firm and its partners have Fidelity Fund certificates as per the requirements also of the Law Society.

  • Property Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Conveyancing
  • Bonds
  • Forensic Investigations
  • High Court and Magistrate’s Court Litigation
  • Cross boarder negotiations and establishment of international contracts.
  • Contract Law
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Administrative Law
  • Labour Law
  • Marital Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Wills and Estates
  • Insolvency Law and Liquidations
  • Banking Law
  • Environmental Law


MKM Attorneys offers a one stop all incumbent solution for corporations and individuals who seek legal expertise and professional advice. The firm has an extensive network of local and cross boarder correspondents.


What we do

  • Antenuptial Contract (ANC)

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A MARRIAGE CONTRACT Why do I need a marriage contract? I love my spouse and as such we should share everything. Sharing everything also means sharing debt. Without a marriage contract, you are married in community of property which means: Should one party fall into debt and be declared insolvent, the joint estate of both parties will be compromised. Therefore all your assets (together with your spouse’s asset) may be attached and sold. Read More...

  • Wills and Estates

    THE IMPORTANCE OF A WILL Most of us do not realise the importance of a Will. It is more than just a piece of paper noting your wishes and what you would like to leave behind for each of your beneficiaries. It is ensuring your beneficiaries are taken care of after you no longer can. Murphy Kwape Maritz Attorneys can assist in drafting your Will and assisting your Executor or Executrix in winding up your estate upon your death, in an efficient manner. Mead More

  • Forensic Investigations

    Our firm has experience in dealing with these matters, which have become part of general South African Corporate business. We can assist you in the event of your requirement to conduct such investigation, or if you have been subjected to such investigation it is vital that legal process should be followed and that you know your rights. “Whistle blowing” may relate to such investigations and (again) you should know your rights and obligations as far as the law will allow you protection.

  • Commercial Law

    We specialise in contracts and drafting thereof. Name a contract, we draft it. Our Contract Drafting Department has more than 25 years experience in contract law and we can assure you that we will have your best interest at heart. Contact us now for an appointment.

  • Property Law

    The registration of property developments in South Africa,

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Tel 012 362 1958
Fax 086 607 4401
Docex Docex 16, Brooklyn
Physical address 133a Anderson Street, Brooklyn,Pretoria
Postal Address PO Box 13546, Hatfield, 0028
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