New conveyancing fees guideline

June 1st, 2017

By Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele

The Law Society of South Africa has published the new Conveyancing Fees Guideline. The guideline applies to instructions received as from 1 May.

The new guideline includes sections on:

  • Conveyancing fees: Conventional deeds.
  • Conveyancing fees: Sectional titles.
  • Interprovincial apportionment of fees: Conventional deeds.
  • Interprovincial apportionment of fees: Sectional titles.
  • Apportionment of fees: Wasted costs.
  • Alienation Land Act: Conveyancing fees and apportionment of fees.

The provincial law societies must provide for their own internal (or intra) provincial apportionment of fees for:

  • Conventional deeds inside their own province.
  • Sectional title deeds inside their own province.

The full guideline is available at

Nomfundo Manyathi-Jele, Communications Officer, Law Society of South Africa,

This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (June) DR 17.