Insolvent Estates (Liquidations)

 

Active Insolvency Practitioners in South Africa

The Chief Master hereby thank all Insolvency Practitioners and aspirant Insolvency Practitioners who submitted their completed information forms.

Any follow-up should only be via email (LiqRenewal@justice.gov.za) because no telephone or fax communication will be accepted. If you have sent your information via email and have not received an auto-generated response, indicating that the Master has received your information, please send an email to the Master at LiqRenewal@justice.gov.za.

Once the consideration of additional/outstanding information has been considered, stakeholder and the public would be advised of all green practitioners details for their inputs and objections, if any, to underscore the openness and transparency of this process of cleaning the List.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: RENEWAL APPLICATIONS

Please take note, that by instruction of the Chief Master, all Renewal Applications to remain on the National Insolvency List must be submitted as from the 04 April 2022 to the 04 May 2022. Renewal  Applications received after the 04 May 2022 will not be considered. All Renewal Applications must be submitted to: Liqrenewal@justice.gov.za

Please make use of the required Renewal Affidavit form as provided for on the website, no other form will be accepted. https://www.justice.gov.za/master/m_forms/moh-insolv-AffidavitRENEW-Form.pdf

Dated: 04 April 2022

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: INTAKES FOR THE NATIONAL INSOLVENCY LIST FOR THE YEAR 2022

Please take note, that by instruction of the Chief Master, all applications for 2nd Intakes to be placed on the National Insolvency List for the year 2022 must be submitted as from the 01 August 2022 to the 02 September 2022. Intake Applications received before the 01 August 2022 and after the 02 September 2022 will not be considered.

All Applications must be submitted to: newliq@justice.gov.za

Please see requirements on web page below under the heading “New Applications for admission to the Active Insolvency Practitioners List” and ensure that these requirements are complied with and that the required documents and affidavit is lodged to ensure that your application will be considered.
Link for New Intake Form: https://www.justice.gov.za/master/m_forms/moh-insolv-AffidavitNEW-eForm.pdf

Dated: 15 Jul 2022


Once more your co-operation in this transformation of Insolvency Practice/Industry is greatly appreciated.

  • List of PDI Practitioners PDF
    [Excel file 78kb - Updated 18 Mar 2021 @ 12h21]

  • Affidavit of Non-Interest (for appointment as Trustee /Liquidator) to be used by all Liquidators as from 01 August 2019. [296kb]
  • Renewal Affidavit providing required information for persons applying to remain on the National List of Liquidators [253kb]

The contact details of persons reflected on the PDI lists, appear in full on the National List of Liquidators. Any Practitioner who finds any error with his details is invited to send email to LiqRenewal@justice.gov.za.

Related file: Chief Maters Directive 2016-01 - Appointments in terms of the PDI/BEE list of Insolvency Practitioners.


New Applications for admission to the Active Insolvency Practitioners List

  1. Qualifications:
    Any person who has the following qualifications or is an admitted attorney, may apply to be considered for inclusion in the National list of liquidators:
    1. LLB
    2. B Proc
    3. B Com

  2. Intakes for new applicants will take place twice annually (May and October). The closing dates for submission of new applications before each intake will be March and August.

  3. Assessments of new applicants consists of a written test, as well as a short interview. Candidates should have knowledge of the following in preparation of such assessment:
    • Insolvency Act 24 of 1936;
    • Companies Act 61 0f 1973;
    • Companies Act 71 of 2008;
    • Close Corporations Act 69 of 1984;
    • Relevant Case Law;
    • Latest developments in the insolvency and liquidation industry.

  4. For purposes of the assessment process, should you have met the requirements to be shortlisted, you need to bring:
    • ID document or valid drivers’ licence;
    • Own stationary and calculator
    Note: Candidates will not be allowed access to their cellular phones during the assessment period.

  5. Affidavit for new applicants
    The below-linked information affidavit must be completed and must be lodged, together with the annexures thereto, to the  following e-mail address before the closing dates of each intake as mentioned above.

    Affidavit for New Applications: Affidavit providing required information for persons applying to be placed on the National List of Liquidators [376kb] Updated: 2016/11/10

    These affidavits with annexures may only be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address: NewLiq@justice.gov.za