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Strauss Scher

Real Estate

1 ranked lawyersBand 3South AfricaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strauss Scher is a compact Sandton-based boutique focused exclusively on real estate law. It has a significant practice in the area of property development, acting for a range of developers as well as banks and corporations. The firm accompanies this with experience in commercial property transactions, covering acquisitions, sales and leasing. The team is additionally sought out for its reputable conveyancing practice, as well as its expertise relating to zoning, environmental planning and township development.

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Julian Scher is a seasoned real estate specialist with expertise encompassing a wide variety of commercial property development and transactional issues. He operates out of Johannesburg.

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South Africa

Real Estate


Julian Scher
Band 3