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In May 1978 the partners at the time of Webbers in South Africa established a firm in Maseru, Lesotho, known as Webber Newdigate, which has since developed into the largest attorneys firm in Lesotho.Apart from the full-time Lesotho staff, this firm is also supported by the partners and professional assistants in Bloemfontein. The Lesotho firm provides legal services to, amongst others, large financial institutions, para-statal organisations and various stakeholders in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, such as international construction companies, professional advisory firms and consortiums. In this regard the firm was recently involved in one of the largest arbitrations ever to take place in Lesotho.
James John GrundlinghTitle: PartnerDegree: BJuris (UOFS 1990), LLB (UOFS 1992)Specialises in: Litigation and insurance law
Morne Stuart MareeTitle: PartnerDegree: B.Proc UFS 1995 LL.B UFS 1997Specialises in: Commercial work, company law and environmental law
Significant cases include:
Major constitutional challenges, election cases, financial institution investigations, arbitrations, large commercial transactions etc.
Key clients include:
The Government of Lesotho, government authorities/parastatals, major banks, major insurance companies, major educational institutions etc.
Main Areas of Practice
Commercial, Corporate and Business Law
Company and business formations | Contractual agreements | Building and engineering law | Insurance law | Intellectual property law | Business, liquor and other licensing agreements | Investment and disinvestments | Exchange control | Financial planning | Taxation | Labour law | Industrial relations law | Employment law
Conveyancing | Transfers | Mortgages | Property development | Town planning | Leases | Servitudes | Mining and building law
Private and Family Law
Wills | Trusts | Estate administration | Estate planning | Citizenship
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Representation at the Appeal Court, High Court, Subordinate Court, Administrative and other courts:Arbitration and mediation for commercial and corporate matters | Insurance | Matrimonial | Liquidations | Insolvency | Human rights
Contact Us for more information
Business Guide - Lesotho
Where to find us
155 5th Street,
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