Alistair Hamilton started his law career by serving articles with DENEYS REITZ INC in 1991 and gaining valuable experience as an insurance and labour law practitioner.

Thereafter he took up a position in the commercial litigation department of GARLICKE & BOUSFIELD gaining experience in general commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on insurance related matters.

He commenced business for his own account as HAMILTON ATTORNEYS in 1999, continuing to specialize in the fields of short term indemnity insurance, labour and commercial litigation, whilst also gaining experience in the drafting of commercial contracts and property related transactions.

The firm can be categorised as a specialist litigation practice which has recently extended its operation to include property law. Insurance matters are typically on behalf of plaintiffs, who require legal representation pursuant to the rejection of claims by their underwriters.

These include claims under the fire and business interruption sections of commercial policies, with a lesser emphasis on domestic short term policies.

Alistair Hamilton has extensive labour law experience, having developed a particular focus on Collective Bargaining matters and unlawful dismissal disputes.

These include misconduct and incapacity related dismissals, as well as retrenchment matters. He has considerable Labour Court and CCMA experience, having personally appeared in these forums over a period of 23 years.

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Sandra Hamilton is a conveyancing Para-legal with more than 20 years experience in the conveyancing field and specializes in commercial and residential development on behalf of various developers.

She started her career at Shepstone & Wylie where she worked for 10 years as a conveyancing paralegal. She thereafter took up a position at Garlicke & Bousfield Attorneys for 9 years during which time she was involved with opening of sectional title/township registers and the transfers in numerous developments, some of which include:

- LalaPalm - 110 units Richards Bay
- Woudslg - 90 units
- Horizon Views - 120 units in Umhlanga Ridge
- Royalton - In La Lucia
- Somerset Valley Estates - Real Right development and later conversion to sectional title
- Simbithi Eco Estate - Phase 1 land transfers
- Imbonini Park Phase 1 (Light Industrial Township)
- Acacia park (commercial properties)

She joined Woodroffe & Kleyn Attorneys in 2006 as a Conveyancing Para-Legal and specialized in commercial/industrial conveyancing transactions as well as residential developments. The recent development she attended to was Bishopsgate, a residential development in Phoenix which constituted 108 units. She has also recently attended to the opening of the township register, related transactions and transfer in Phase 1 of an industrial development, Imbonini Park in Ballito.

She left Woodroffe & Kleyn Attorneys in October 2010 and joined Hamilton Attorneys as a Conveyancing Para-legal in November 2010

Cell: 082 827 8455

Ridwaan Desai, a consultant to the firm is an attorney and conveyance who specializes in the conveyancy field.

He completed his articles at Nicholson, Stiller & Geshen and now practices solely as a conveyancer specializing in opening of sectional title registers, transfers of commercial properties and estate transfers.

  Contact Details:  

Suite 406 FNB House
151 Musgrave Road Musgrave
Durban 4001


Direct No.: 031 - 207 6564
Phone: 031 - 202 7852/3
Fax: 031 - 202 7851
P.O. Box 2209