De Bruin Oberholzer Attorneys



About Us

De Bruin Oberholzer Inc has a history of more than 28 years in Polokwane (initially founded as Botha Horak Incorporated in 1989) and our property and conveyancing department (together with other departments) has quickly exceeded all expectations and developed into one of the most reputable and dynamic property and conveyancing experts in Polokwane and surrounds. The firm overall, and especially the property and conveyancing department renders exceptional professional service and maintains a steady, loyal and growing client base.

Our policy is not to generate work by nurturing special relationships with any client, but rather to remain objective in exercising our duties and generate work by rendering exceptional service. We have a proven track record when it comes to rendering conveyancing, commercial and notarial services, which is set out in detail hereunder.

Property Law

The property and conveyancing department is headed by director Michiel de Bruin who has been at the firm since its inception. He is an admitted attorney, conveyancer and notary public who has extensive experience in these fields. During his employment with De Bruin Oberholzer, he has built a well-established conveyancing practice, placing special emphasis on large projects: developments such as townships, sectional title schemes etc. and is regularly appointed, also by the Polokwane Municipality, to assist with the opening of township registers, registration of servitudes etc.

Apart from conventional and sectional transfers and bond registrations the property and conveyancing department also provide services such as, subdivisions, consolidations, endorsements of deeds for various purposes (estate matters, matters involving minors, etcetera), amendments to deeds, releases and cancellations of bonds, cancellation of title conditions, acquiring various consents for different purposes, general property related advice, and the drafting of property related agreements.

This department has, in addition to the director, 5 (FIVE) staff members, who is supported by a fulltime bookkeeper and a dedicated messenger, which makes account enquiries and general administration easy.

We make use of the integrated Legal Suite accounting and document generation software, as well as L@W which provides us with a direct link with financial services such as ABSA, First National Bank and Standard Bank. We also have a direct link with the Deeds Registry, as well as the Companies Registry which gives us access to their recorded information.

De Bruin Oberholzer is known for its ability to render conveyancing and deeds services timeously, accurately and exceptionally.

Commercial Law

Director, Michiel de Bruin has developed a special interest in commercial work and development law and is an expert in drafting of commercial agreements.


Director, Michiel de Bruin has the ability to assist clients with all notarial related services such as Antenuptial Contracts, authentication of documents and registration of all kinds of Notarial Agreements.

BEE Status

The company is BEE compliant and is certified as a level 4 contributor.


The company strictly adheres to the Rules of Court and all ethical rules relating to our profession and any person appointing our company can be assured of efficient, effective and professional service.

Our Location

27 General Joubert Street Polokwane 0699

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