Looking for lawyers in Cape Town to assist with general, commercial or criminal litigation requirements?


If you find yourself in the position of needing to take legal action, whether for a personal or business-related matter, it is important that you have the right team of attorneys on your side. Not only will choosing the right law firm to take on your case save you money in the long run, but it will also protect you and improve your chances of a positive outcome.

Etienne Genis Attorneys is a group of professional lawyers in Cape Town, and one of the areas we specialise in is commercial, criminal and general litigation services.

Why choose us when you are in need of a lawyer?


For anyone taking legal action, it is important that you know beforehand what relief you are seeking. This means that before taking on the case, you must have an idea of the outcome you desire. Our team will be able to assist you in determining a fair outcome based on the facts of your case.

With the high cost of litigation, an important aspect of our services is to evaluate whether litigation can be avoided by solving or advising in respect of litigious issues early and pre-emptively. As your litigators, you can rest assured that we have your best interests at heart, and that we will follow the correct procedures and processes when dealing with your case. In the event that litigation cannot be avoided, we will pursue litigation across all areas of the law tenaciously and efficiently for resolution of the dispute, and where required involve specialists from other service areas to assist with the litigation.

With years of experience in dealing with a diverse range of cases, we are geared to provide extensive general and specialist litigation services to our clients.

Such services include:

  • Advice on commercial contracts
  • Formulation of contractual claims
  • Actions and applications for evictions
  • Interdicts of various kinds
  • Landlord and Tenant disputes
  • Construction and Building disputes
  • Arbitrations
  • Insolvencies and liquidations
  • Disputes of shareholding or membership of business entities
  • Settling of partnership and shareholders disputes
  • Sale and purchase disputes
  • Enforcement of monetary claims and specific performance
  • Legal proceedings in both the Magistrates and High Court
  • Debt collection
  • Body corporate disputes

Criminal Litigation:


Facing impending criminal charges can place a severe burden not only on the accused, but also on his/her family. We strive to ensure that justice is served fairly and that the rights of those charged with criminal offences are protected.  We understand the bail application process and know how to work with court personnel, prosecutors and magistrates in the Cape Town Peninsula.

We provide professional criminal defence services and specialise in the following areas:

  • Bail applications
  • After hour Bail applications
  • Defence representation in all courts
  • Trial litigation and management
  • Diversion to community service
  • Wrongful arrest

For reliable lawyers in Cape Town, that can assist with general or commercial litigation requirements, feel free to contact our team to discuss your case. We are happy to assist you on the way forward.

Send us an email to find out more.