From business succession planning to estate duty planning to wills and now embracing alternative legal business structures, this division has made extensive progress into the legal industry.


Louis Group Trustees (South Africa) provide a range of fiduciary services from its operations in South Africa, which include the formation and administration of companies, trusts and foundations. Secretarial services are also provided. Our strategic approach to advising our clients includes a consideration of their estate planning requirements and establishing appropriate and robust structures to help ensure the preservation of the value of their assets.

  • Drafting of wills and codicils
  • Estate and estate duty planning
  • Personal and business succession planning
  • Wealth preservation
  • Executorships and administration of deceased estates
  • Trusts & corporate services
  • Establishment and administration of trusts
  • Drafting of commercial agreements
  • Establishment of corporate entities
  • Company secretarial services

UK Law Firm

The UK law society rules governing ABS (alternative business structures) affords a member Company of House of Louis® to:

  • manager an England law firm, or
  • have an ownership-type interest in an England law firm.

We have already agreed terms with a Midlands based legal firm to acquire 49% in the firm using the ABS route, with this venture due to commence in May 2014.