There is an estimated 80 000+ NGO`s or Non-profit organizations providing an invaluable service to the citizens of South Africa. With that in mind NGO`s like any institution are governed by laws that can sometimes provide individuals with an unnecessary headache that we feel shouldn’t occur. Non-profit organizations are the backbone to providing services for many disadvantaged communities. Let us assist you in your quest to providing the best possible care or service that this country surely needs.

Our services within NGO Law include but are not limited:

  • What arrangement or structures you should use within NGO Law, set them up, restructure them if necessary, amend documents to comply with changing legislation and with their requirements.
  • Obtain income tax exemption (“PBO”/ Public Benefit Organisation status), 18A status, and NPO (NonProfit Organisation) registration.
  • Set up Non Profit Companies, trusts and associations, and deal with all of the legal administration in running them.

Whatever your query don’t hesitate to contact the lawyers that at times have your and and NGO`s best interests at heart.

Frequently Asked Questions


When do I need a lawyer?

Many people believe they need an attorney’s services only to solve a problem or to get out of a difficult situation. Often‚ the best time to see an attorney is not when you are in legal trouble but before that trouble occurs. Preventive law is one of the most valuable services that a lawyer can perform. By eliminating potential problems, preventive law can save you time‚ money‚ and needless worry.

How can I get started and What is expected of me?

Upon being retained as your legal counsel‚ your attorney should expect that you will:

  • Be completely honest about all facts concerning your case‚ whether or not they are favorable to you.
  • Be on time for appointments and not take up an excessive amount of time with visits or phone calls relating to minor details or petty matters.
  • Take his/her advice.
  • Understand that no lawyer can guarantee results in a contested matter.
  • Be patient and understand that legal matters are rarely “open and shut” cases; they require time and research.
  • Pay a reasonable fee for the work performed.


Ismail Mohammed Attorney are located in Cape Town. The firm is conveniently equipped to fulfill clients’ needs in both the Northern and Southern Suburbs. The firm’s attorneys are committed to working with you in an atmosphere of care and respect to help you get a fresh start and move forward after a difficult legal situation.


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