Nirenstein Attorneys Inc

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Nirenstein Attorneys Incorporated is a boutique law firm situated in the heart of Cape Town and headed up by director, Grant Nirenstein.

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Grant is an experienced commercial attorney specialising in High Court litigation, arbitrations and dispute resolution. He has acted for clients in courts and tribunals throughout South Africa, including the High Court, Magistrates Court, Children’s Court, Rental Housing Tribunal, CCMA, Labour Court, Tax Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court.

In addition, we structure, draft and negotiate commercial contracts.

Grant has represented blue chip clients, including listed companies, banks, corporates of all shapes and sizes, franchises as well as individuals.

Our clients operate within diverse industries, including healthcare, game reserves, hotel groups and the hospitality industry, manufacturers and distributors, retailers, telecommunications providers, advertising agencies, insurance providers, office automation, tax advisory services, e-commerce and web development, security service providers, IT, logistics and distribution, franchise groups, restaurants, professionals and entrepreneurs.

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Awards

BEST LAWYERS

2024

Global Business
Insight Awards

2024

Best Lawyers

2023

BEST LAWYERS

2022

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LEGAL AWARDS

2022

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What clients say

Greg Carswell

Netsport Media Marketing

“I have used Grant as both my personal and business attorney for more than eight years and I have received nothing but the best professional service and advice, in a number of diverse cases that we have been involved with. Grant’s integrity is without question and his professionalism and understanding of the finer nuances of the law and business are highly impressive and reassuring when he is advising and representing you in any matter.”

Thomas van Zyl

Progressive administration

“I have worked with Grant Nirenstein over the last 6 years and if I were to describe his performance in one word, it would be “Superlative”. The dictionary describes superlative as the highest kind, quality or order, surpassing all else and others supreme. Whilst this fits the description of Grant Nirenstein as a human being, attorney and friend, I would add professionalism to his traits. In every matter of mine that he has handled, he has done so with complete competence and success.”

Gary Nathan

CEO OroAfrica (Pty) Ltd & CEO MEMI Jewellery

“Grant has represented our company in a number of matters as well as me personally. Our matters have spanned a variety of areas that arise in the life cycle of a business, from drafting commercial agreements, labour and building disputes, and even criminal litigation where a senior employee was involved in the theft of a large amount of company funds. Grant has a fantastic way of allowing his clients the freedom to express themselves fully and he sees no question as trivial. He is an incredible listener and truly cares. Grant is a natural-born lawyer with heart and in-depth knowledge of the law. For me one of the most important aspects of working with Grant is, as good a lawyer as he is, he readily admits when an area of the law is not his expertise and is never afraid to seek advice from his vast network of specialist senior council that always have the time of day to speak to him. I wish none of us would need lawyers, but I can honestly say, not only is Grant my lawyer but he has become my good friend, and perhaps just for that, it was worth it.”

Gavin Walton

CEO CareWorks (Pty) Ltd

“We have been extremely impressed with the legal services received from Grant Nirenstein over the years. He has always demonstrated the highest level of expertise, professionalism and dedication to his clients. The value that Grant has added to our company secures Nirenstein Attorneys Inc as our Attorneys firm of choice.”

Jason Gottschalk

“Grant demonstrated core competencies in understanding of the nuances of my litigation requirements. This resulted in a strategy that overall achieved the desired outcome while avoiding a long and protracted legal process”

Kutlwano Motlhabane

“Grant has represented us is an array of legal matters and we could not have asked for a better relationship of a highly competent and meticulous legal mind. While his intellectual mastery of the law has been invaluable to us, is the manner in which he related to us as his client that makes him the best person we have always hand on our side. His impeccable ability to openly discuss, debate and reason with our points of departure to the extent of stepping out of his own experiences and looking at matter from a different vantage point as part of his process in formulating the best legal strategy is why we will always have him on our side, regardless matter what we are faced with.

Over and above his ethical approach and professionalism, his loyal commitment to his client course has made us feel that he wasn’t just offering legal advice but was ‘physically in the trenches’ with us when we needed him to be. Offering a rare client experience most legal advisers do not possess. Being his client has graced us with the most effortless and rewarding legal experience. More people need to experience want we have the privileged of experiencing.”

Guy & Carolyn Parton

Hippocampus Creative Agency

“If you want normal, expected legal counsel, then there are numerous options available. If however, you want expertise on numerous fronts, commitment, integrity, honesty and passion beyond the expected, then the only person we would use and recommend would be Grant. Grant has advised and helped both our business as well us (and family) on numerous occasions over a vast array of legal challenges and his approach and process was nothing short of exemplary. Grant is a person of gravitas, genuineness, integrity, calm, intelligent and discerning intellect. #legalbeyond expected.”

Jon Goodman

CEO and Founder Empire Support Management

“Many years ago we required a highly skilled attorney to deal with our commercial and personal requirements. As an expanding company we required watertight contracts to be drawn up and we were advised to contact Grant Nirenstein. That was more than 10 years ago, with Grant looking out for our interests and more often than not being the first person I call for advice. Grant has not only become a close friend but also the person I lean on for anything legal!”