Born, raised and educated in Stellenbosch, Tertius obtained his BA, LLB degrees in the seventies and an LLM (cum laude) in 1998. Qualified and practicing as an attorney in the Eastern Cape, Cape Town and Stellenbosch, he is one of the country’s foremost sectional titles specialist, having lectured at postgraduate level, published three books and more than 900 articles on the subject, including a weekly column in Die Burger which has been running for almost 20 years.

He also publishes an e-newsletter, MCS Courier, to the sectional title industry. Having presented numerous workshops and seminars on sectional titles, Tertius has developed, and presents a national and affordable learning course in sectional title management.

As attorney, Tertius has represented and advised approximately 1000 bodies corporate and home owner’s associations, as well as numerous managing agents, companies and property developers.

From time to time he accepts appointments as arbitrator in sectional title disputes and he acts as court-appointed administrator for a number of troubled schemes.

He is well schooled in the discipline and intricacies of levy recoveries, having assembled and trained teams of attorneys for this purpose in the past.

Core Values

We are known for our effective problem solving methods and personal service attuned to the needs of our clients.

You may expect from us:


High standards, commitment and personal attention


Flexibility to adapt to clients' needs


Sensible reporting


Practical and specialist solutions


Fair fees structure


Effective recovery of levies

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Tel:+27 (0)21 851 0359

Unit 12, Second Floor, Paardevlei Specialist Medical Centre, Gardner Williams Avenue, de Beers Precinct, Somerset West, 7137

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General Contact Information

Juta Central Switch board
(021) 659 2300 - Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937 Sectional Title Act 95 of 1986 & Reg)
Deeds office Cape Town
(021) 464 7600
Office of the Chief Registrar of Deeds
(Arbitration (012) 338 7218)
CSOS Head Office
63 Wierda Road East, Wierda Valley, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
Tel:(+27 10) 593 0533
Fax:(+27 10) 590 6154
CSOS Gauteng
63 Wierda Road East, Wierda Valley, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
Tel:(+27 10) 593 0533
Fax:(+27 10) 590 6154
CSOS Kwa Zulu Natal
7th Floor Aquasky Towers, 275 Anton Lembede Street, Durban
087 805 0235
CSOS Western Cape
8th Floor Constitution House, Adderley Street, Cape Town
087 805 0226