Mooney Ford Attorneys

About Us

Mooney Ford was established as a law firm over 100 years ago. It originated in May 1902 when a partnership was formed between Edward Jeffrey Holgate and Fred Blamey. The firm was then known as Blamey and Holgate. Edward Gilbert Ford, a prominent attorney, joined Blamey and Holgate shortly before World War Two and became the Senior Partner.

Property Law

Services offered include:

Acquisition and disposal of all type of property including residential, commercial, industrial and vacant land; and

Technical and tax advice, in collaboration with our commercial department, to developers in respect of new schemes and the conversion of Shareblock schemes; and

Attending to the transfer and mortgaging of properties; and

Assist foreign investors in the negotiation and conclusion of commercial and residential property agreements; and

Registration of mortgage bonds for commercial and private deals township planning and development; and

Attending to sectional title and shareblock developments.

In 1955 the firm merged with Renaud, Fellows-Smith and Mooney with whom they had a long and close association. This resulted in a name change to Mooney Ford and Partners. The firm continued under this name from 1955 to 2002 when it changed its name to the present day Mooney Ford.

Various prominent lawyers have practiced at Mooney Ford including the legendary Jack Mooney, a well known sportsman and Wally Chaplin, who, in the 1960’s, was a President of the Natal Law Society and a President of the then Association of Law Societies.

Today, Mooney Ford, is made up of a number of partners practising in various specialist and general fields of law. The firm is well positioned in the Durban CBD area to offer a range of legal services to its clients.

Site office:

Office No 10, 1st Floor,

40 Newport Avenue,



Our Location

7th Floor, 343 Anton Lembede (Smith) Street

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