Who we are

Chimhanda (Acknelar) Attorneys trading as ARC Attorneys is a boutique law firm focusing on conveyancing, notary and all property-related matters.

We are based in Johannesburg, South Africa, however our law firm serves the whole of South Africa. Property and people are our passion.


Ethos: Our differentiating factor:

We pride ourselves in exceptional clientele relationships, and full commitment to transferring property within the shortest time period possible where matters are within our control. When there are obstacles on the property, we go over and beyond the norm, to ensure that the challenges and obstacles are overcome.

We provide regular feedback, and accessibility throughout the process. WE understand that purchasing a property is a considerable financial decision in one’s life, and therefore we treat the transfer of each property as if we were transferring our own

What we believe

We believe in treating our clients and the property we are transferring as we ourselves would like to be treated if we were on the other side. We believe in ensuring the transfer process is carried our as effortlessly and efficiently as possible, by following up on each process. We do not believe in waiting for things to happen. We get things done!

Our WHY: What inspires us
  • We are passionate about services
  • We treat people like we would like to be treated
  • We go the extra mile
  • We are excellent at communicating

    • Keeping you up to date
    • Informed
  • Trust is an integral part of our business and hence we are transparent and believe in giving feedback on clients trust funds invested

Property and people are our passion

What we do

We are members of the Johannesburg Association of Attorneys (JAA), which is an association that assists its members in resolving complex matters, and thus provide the support that any attorney firm would require.


  • Conventional Transfers
  • Sectional Title Transfers
  • Deceased Estate Transfers and Endorsements
  • Insolvent Estate Transfers
  • Auction Sales
  • Consolidations
  • Subdivisions
  • Sectional title and Township developments
  • Various Deeds Office Applications
  • Expropriation Transfers


  • Exclusive Use Area’s
  • Ante nuptial Contracts
  • Notarial Bond Registrations and Leases
  • Servitudes (Right of ways etc.)
  • Notarial Agreements: Usufruct, Usus and Habitatio
  • Cohabitant Agreements
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