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SD Law Cape Town Attorneys
Cape Town Law Firm SD Law
Highly personalised legal attention with commitment and discretion
Tenant refusing to pay rent or vacate?
Landlords, don't get frustrated with the eviction process! Let us handle it. No more stress for you.
We can deal effectively with your tenants and the courts on your behalf.
Arrested and called to court?
You may feel a lot of fear and apprehension after an encounter with the police. Remember that you are innocent until proven guilty. We can help you to feel safe again by ensuring you get a fair trial.
This is a very emotional, unsettling and stressful time for you. We can fight on your behalf to protect you – and especially your children and your estate – from attack.
Cape Town Law Firm
SD Law – Cape Town Attorneys
Legal services Cape Town
Cape Town law firm SD Law are a progressive and totally dedicated law firm, offering highly personalised attorney representation and effecting swift solutions with iron-clad confidentiality.
Fields of legal expertise include Family Law, Divorce, Bail, Eviction, Liquor licensing and a comprehensive range of legal services. SD Law’s high case success rate is attributed to founding director Simon Dippenaar’s extraordinary drive, empathy and diplomacy.
‘I’ll protect your legal interests with uncompromising dignity.’
Speak to Simon. Contact us now and we’ll arrange to follow up at a time that suits you best.
Legal activism and reform
Simon Dippenaar & Associates are passionate about the law and upholding the Constitution. We regularly participate in public discussions on social and political issues, particularly in the context of Constitutional Law.
South Africa is a forward-thinking country that embraces diversity, with legislative processes that enable, for example, same-sex unions to be recognised partnerships under law. This pioneering principle underscores SD Law’s unprejudiced, non-exclusive ethic. We support legal reform aimed at enhancing justice and efficiency, and make complex legal matters understandable in plain English.
Rates & pro bono services
SD Law increases access to justice by making our legal expertise available to deserving cases. Our commitment to providing meaningful pro bono services in the communities where we operate is deeply rewarding and in line with Simon’s maxim:
‘Recognition, respect and ethical responsibility are at the core of my practice.’
Fees depend on case complexity. An hourly rate may be appropriate, or we may commend a fixed fee upfront that covers everything from A–Z. This ‘consultancy’ fee allows you to contact us as often as is necessary, within reason, without the fear of being charged for every single attendance or discussion. Transparency and accountability; no hidden costs to you and no unexpected invoices for amounts you haven’t agreed to.
Did you know that you can action a divorce in South Africa even if you got married in another country? For two years,... whilst separated and living back in South Africa, I was under the false impression that I could not divorce my husband as we were married in the USA. I was totally at his mercy when he kept delaying the divorce proceedings on his side in the US. It was a huge relief to discover that the power actually was in my hands. I initiated proceedings on my side, in South Africa, and was legally divorced within three months! Thank you Simon Dippenaar and Associates for your help and support facilitating my International Divorce. It feels good to finally be free.read more
I was skeptical to contact another Attorney firm as my previous Attorney firm I used was such a bad and disappointing... experience.With SD Law Cape Town Attorney I had the best service I could have asked for. Incredible service I must say. From my first email query, to my first consultation to my current standings all been have been brilliant.I'm so pleased with the work and progress from everyone working on my case. I can tell they genuinely have my best interests in mind. They are honest, straightforward, efficient, effective and have excellent communication skills ... keeping me updated regularly.Highly recommended Attorney Firm.A big thank you to Simone, Chris, Simon, Blake.read more
Thank you Simon with an eFor you amazing service and your assistance with my unusual Trans Continental Divorce. Thank... you for going above and beyond my expectations in the prompt, personalised and professional services.Take care and Be Safe.read more
The best discision I could have made to use SD attorney's. Christopher Kennedy assisted me very quickly and made... something very stressful so easy. Thank you so much, you really made a big difference in my life! I can really recommend them to anyone and will Def use them again in future.read more
Professional and knowledgeable is a definite understatement .Not only helpful by means of going many extra miles ,... but compassionate and understanding which regrettably are attributes not often associated with legal practitioners but always associated with Mr Dippennar's firm.I had the pleasure to be assisted personally by Simon and I am very grateful for his knowledge , experience and professionalism .A big and grateful THANK YOU to SD Law and especially to Simon Dippenaar .And for all of you out there in search for an experienced law practitioner that will amaze, do not hesitate , don't look and compare . He is the BEST.Next time you hear 'Simon says" maybe take a break and listen ...You won't regret it .read more
The service I received was phenomenal. Being “stuck” in the USA combined with the effects of Covid -19 made for... some trying and tense times in my life. A family death and a divorce all while what felt like a million miles from home was truly horrible.However Simon and his team put my mind at ease and sorted out a swift, painless divorce for me. They were professional, understanding and brought a calmness to the process.I would not hesitate to recommend their services.read more
SD Law Cape Town, in the form of Simon Dippenaar and Christopher Kennedy, can be depended on to advise and protect any... person going through the experience that we are currently going through, with professionalism and integrity. The Covid 19 Lockdown has placed many small businesses and individuals in jeopardy, as the economy collapses under the pressure. As an individual and small business owner working from home and renting both home and office, I have been put under extreme pressure during this period, as my ability to earn has been severely curtailed, resulting in a complete lack of any.income during the months March till June. Simon and Christopher's calm and unflappable demeanour when we have been faced by an aggressive landlord intent on eviction regardless of our circumstances, has shown compassion and understanding, while supporting us with their professional knowledge of property Law. At a time where we had nowhere to turn to. Simon and Christopher have calmed us and helped us to understand that although landlords have rights, tenants have rights too. We cannot thank them enough for going the extra mile to protect us, their client and we are extremely grateful. Chris Swanson of CSS COPIERS (PTY) Ltdread more
Incredibly compassionate, professional service. I always felt like I was being given transparent guidance and not being... forced into any particular plan of action. Definitely felt supported and in good hands through my legal proceedings. Would highly recommend.read more
Mr Simon Dippenaar was a God-send in my very touchy international divorce case! He was thorough and articulate in... gathering information and representing the best interests for me. I found Simon to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable and honest. I would highly recommend Simon to anyone seeking legal representation that is fair, honest and will keep your best interest and unique needs at the forefront. Should the situation arise, I would not hesitate to seek representation from Simon again.read more
CONTESTED DIVORCE – within 6 months Simon delivered what another law firm could not do in 18 months. He is ethical,... knowledgeable, listened to my concerns and acted accordingly, kept me informed at all times, he persevered and in the end, he delivered. Simon, you know how much this means to me, thank you. I would recommend SD Law to anyone in need of legal advice or assistance.I would also like to thank Christopher, Rayaan, Elle and Abrahamread more
My dealings with SD Law have surpassed even the highest expectations anyone could have. Their advice, understanding... and responses were excellent. Both lifesaver and bulldog to me, they are the highest example of how a law firm should function. Thank you Simon & Chris, I am eternally grateful.read more
Simon Dippenaar was brilliant in how he dealt with my matter. Very obliging of his time as well as professional and... knowledgeable reaching the desired outcome. After searching for a good attorney for a long time, I have finally found one in SD Law.read more
I approached Simon a few months ago to help my housekeeper with her divorce. She'd been in an abusive marriage for over... 10 years and struggled for more than 5 years to get away from it. I knew we needed to get a lawyer involved. Simon and his office responded within a couple of hours of me sending an email, and although it took around 3 months for everything to be finalised, they made the process as seamless as could be. They were professional, kind, and incredibly sensitive to my housekeepers situation. 5 stars from us both!read more