VDS Inc. is a boutique law firm founded by Nailah van der Schyff. The Firm is committed to providing excellence in specialised areas of law while maintaining the highest ethical standards, ensuring maximum and sustainable commercial benefit. Our philosophy is built around our clients demands and requirements making the Firm client centric.
Nailah has practised in various specialised areas of law throughout her comprehensive legal career. She gained invaluable experience as an article clerk at Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes, whereafter she worked at a small firm gaining extensive experience in employment and commercial law. At the age of 27 she partnered with a colleague to establish Davids and Partners, commonly known and as “the Woodstock Lawyers” where she gained most of her experience managing both a practice and servicing her clients to the extent that many of those relationships have developed into business partnerships.
Underpinning her duties as a legal practitioner, she focuses on select clients within commercial and employment law. As such, the entire instruction from meeting times and fees arrangements are all bespoke.
Nailah has 8 years Post Qualification Experience, holds an LLB degree as well as a Higher Diploma in Tax law from the University of Cape Town. She is also a registered Training Facilitator and a member of The South African Society for Labour Law.
Memorandums of incorporation; Shareholders agreements; Joint venture agreements; Buy and Sell Agreements; Partnership agreements; Asset for share agreements; Lease agreements; Corporate Governance policies; Sales and purchase agreements; Due diligence investigation reports;
Contracts of employment; Policies and procedures; Chairing disciplinary hearings; Instituting disciplinary procedures; Restructuring and retrenchments; Negotiating terminations; Dispute resolution
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