Strauss Daly


About Strauss Daly

Since opening our doors in 1984, Strauss Daly has continued to grow, evolve and modernise. Today we are one of the most prominent and progressive legal firms in South Africa.

With a reputation for delivering with excellence, Strauss Daly has strong representation countrywide with offices in 8 cities, as well as prominent expansion into the rest of Africa.

51% of the equity in Strauss Daly is held by BEE partners, who, as directors, are actively involved in the management of the firm. Strauss Daly consists of 20 directors, 44 attorneys and 190 staff. Diversity, youth and experience is hughly valued amongst our team.

Our strength lies in a focused, accessible and dynamic group of attorneys who combin experience and expertise with a passion for excellence. We endeavour to provide the best across the board legal advice while remaining committed to offering personalised service to all our clients.

We offer a wide spectrum of services with our focus on the following particular aspects of law:

  • Banking Law and Recoveries
  • Corporate Advisory Services
  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Liquidations and Business Rescue
  • Pre and Post Legal Recoveries
  • Property Law and Conveyancing
  • Trusts and Deceased Estates

We have offices located in Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Claremont, Johannesburg, Pitermartizburg, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Tyger Waterfront and Umhlanga.

Business Rescue

Over recent years our Business Rescue Department, headed by Mark Poole, has evolved and continues to grow.

About Mark Poole

Mark has a B.Com with majors in Business Administration and Economics, an LLB and a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax. He is also a conveyancer and is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales (Non-Practicing). He specialisesin the commercial and business aspects of law, and has particular flair in turning distressed businesses around for the best benefit of creditors, employees and stakeholders. Mark is a licensed Business Rescue Practitioner and has enjoyed substantial success in rescuing businesses. Mark is on the panel of the Master of the High Court for the appointment of liquidator/trustee and is a good standing member of the Association of Insolvency Practitioners of South Africa

For all business rescue queries, contact Mark Poole
Tel: 031 570 5600
Cell: 082 881 9115

Contact Details


9th Floor, Strauss Daly Place, 41 Richefond Circle, Ridgeside Office Park, Umhlanga, 4320

Tel.: +27 (0)31 570 5600

Cape Town

13th Floor, Touchstone House, 7 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8001

Tel.: +27 (0)21 410 2200


Unit 801, 8th Floor, Illovo Point, 68 Melville Road, Sandton, 2146

Tel.: +27 (0)10 201 8600




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