Mervyn Vermeulen attained his Law Degree (LLB) from the University of South Africa (Unisa) in 2010. In 2011 he commenced serving articles of clerkship, and was admitted to practise as an Attorney by the North Gauteng High Court on 23 April 2013.
On 3 May 2013 he was admitted to appear in the High Court by virtue of the Right of Appearance in Courts Act 62 of 1995. He has been appearing in the High Courts in Gauteng on a regular basis since this date.
Early in 2014 Mervyn founded Vermeulen Attorneys in Roodepoort, and still practises as such as the director of Vermeulen Attorneys.
Mervyn Vermeulen has accrued a wealth of experience litigating in various forums, including the High Court, Magistrate’s Court, Labour Court and the CCMA.
Help! I am flagged as being under debt review on the Credit Bureaus. Since promulgation of the National Credit Act. 34 of 2005 (herein after referred to as the “act”), most South Africans have heard of debt review and have a faint idea of what it entails. Some of us have encountered financial difficulty and […]
At the outset of this article “How To Enforce a Maintenance Order”, it should be noted that failure to pay maintenance when the court has ordered payment, is a criminal offence and one may be jailed for failure to pay maintenance. Enforcement of maintenance orders is dealt with by section 26 to section 30 of […]
Gender-based violence (hereinafter “GBV”) is an intense and widespread problem in South Africa, impacting on almost every aspect of life. What is gender-based violence? GBV is broadly defined as “the general term used to capture violence that occurs as a result of the normative role expectations associated with each gender, along with the unequal power […]
INTRODUCTION Every girl dreams of the day they meet their prince charming, that he will sweep you off your feet and you live a happily ever after. In reality, even though love and marriage are special, it does come with many legal implications that often couples who are madly in love overlook or try to […]
Are you struggling with your clients not paying on time or at all? This can be detrimental to any business, not to mention dire to a smaller business. Here are five red flags to look out for: Not answering your calls If a client has an outstanding account that you have addressed with them and […]
Think about this scenario, your good friend approaches you with a dilemma they are facing- they need money, and they ask you to help. Is it a good or bad idea? Let’s discuss it from a debt collection perspective. Quick and easy payment methods Lending and borrowing money have never been easier if you consider […]
Introduction In a society where divorce and children born out of wedlock are prevalent, our law must play a role in order to ensure that children’s rights and interests are protected. When parents are at odds relating all other aspects of the relationship, they also likely will not agree on the amount of the maintenance […]
Liquidation is the process whereby a company or close corporation is wound up due to it not trading actively or its inability to continue trading in the normal course. The liquidation of a company will put an end to the juristic entity’s existence. When winding up a company or close corporation that is not a […]
Subject to the defence that failure to make a payment in terms of a maintenance order is due to lack of means, a person who fails to make payment in accordance with a maintenance order is guilty of contempt of a Court Order and may suffer one or more of the following consequences: The defaulter […]
Mediation is a very important tool during divorce proceedings. Not only can mediation result in less trauma, but children can also benefit greatly from it. Many legal practitioners encourage their clients to attend mediation before resorting to litigation, however there can never be guarantees that mediation will indeed work during divorce proceedings. Besides there being […]