The CMS Dispute Resolution team offers the full range of integrated support, sector and commercial experience and a world-class service to respond quickly to you - a true 360° approach, from long-term planning and deployment of case strategy to emergency response, injunctions and applications and expedited procedures.
We handle all your risk and dispute interactions from regulators to reporters, on issues from data breaches to disputes, in arenas from cyberspace to the c-suite.
Whatever your risks, you need to deal with them in ways that build your resilience and protect your reputation. We will be there around the clock and around the world, whenever and wherever you need us.
Our team is experienced in all forms of dispute resolution, including:
- commercial litigation
- general litigation
- arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution
- judicial review
- constitutional and administrative law reviews
- reputation management
- sector specific skills
At CMS, we put your world first. You do not want to litigate. You want to avoid disputes and when they do arise, be with the right team to resolve them.
We work with our clients to navigate the most complex matters and embrace a range of technologies, project management expertise and resources to deliver value for them.
Where your dispute cannot be resolved in any other way, we will deploy our expertise and resources to fight in your corner to the end.
Members of our team are specialised in mining as well as construction and engineering litigation, representing mining houses and engineering firms.
What we offer
- alternative dispute resolution
- banking and finance disputes
- business rescue, financial restructuring and insolvency
- class actions
- construction and engineering
- cross-border disputes
- data protection, privacy and cyber-security
- employment and labor
- fraud and asset recovery
- international arbitration
- product liability, including automotive, pharmaceuticals and medical device
- professional negligence
- public and administrative law
- regulation and investigations, including compliance, regulatory and enforcement
- securities litigation, regulation and enforcement
- shareholder disputes and activism
- white-collar crime
International fraud week
Dealing with commercial crime risks
Preservation of evidence in the event of commercial crimes or fraud
Taking action against employees involved in fraud and corruption
The rise in economic crimes are you prepared
Is there an obligation to report corruption
How to make a protected disclosure
International fraud week 2022
International fraud week 2022 - The rise of the syndicate
The rise of the syndicate in South Africa: a consideration of organised crime by Zaakir Mohamed
Confronting organised crime in South Africa: effective legal procedures to follow by Siphokazi Kayana
Trouble from within: how to deal with employees in a criminal syndicate by Lucinda Hinxman
The effect of third-party corruption on an organisation by Nomfundo Mkatshwa-Jackson
Navigating the increasing risk of fraud in modern day South Africa by Mawande Ntontela
Money laundering and crime syndicates: FICA and POCA by Charlene Ferns
What companies need to know to be protected against company hijacking by Lesego Modise
The malicious threat of ghost employees in organisations by Ayanda Luthuli