As one of Cape Town’s most respected firms of attorneys, Matthews Enslin Inc. offers a broad spectrum of legal services including property law, contracts and commercial law, family and matrimonial law, High Court and Magistrates Court litigation and arbitration, mediation, third-party damages claims resulting in injury and/or economic loss, and administration of deceased estates.

Matthews Enslin Inc. is one of Cape Town’s most respected legal firms. We are privileged to be situated at the heart of the Constantia valley and we are proud to care for clients from all over the world.

International and local clients have engaged with our unique legal team and staff since 1997 and we are able to offer diverse legal solutions to the myriad of legal issues which may face you, your family or your business. Our approach is to really understand you and your legal concerns, to make sure you receive the most accurate and correct advice to assist you to make the right decisions. We are here to alleviate your stress and be your adviser through the legal process. We pride ourselves in offering affability, affordability, availability and in our ability to maintain high service levels, outstanding product quality and quick turnaround times.


Tel : +27 21 702 3070

Fax : +27 21 702 3080

Email: info@matthewsenslin.com


Suite D1 Westlake Square, 1 Westlake Drive, Tokai, 7945, Cape Town, South Africa


Postnet Suite 65, Private Bag X12, Tokai, 7966, Cape Town, South Africa


Michael Matthews & Associates was founded by Michael (Mike) Matthews over 20 years ago and we have grown into a highly successful firm with five professional attorneys, two of whom are partners.


After spending the first part of his life in Zimbabwe, Mike studied at UCT and qualified in 1983. After 12 successful years in partnership at C & A Friedlander, Mike formed his own practice in 1997. Mike specialises in commercial law and disputes, High Court litigation, Labour Law, Wills and the Administration of Deceased Estates. When he is not working, his hobbies include doting over his grandchildren, mountain-biking, creative writing and motorcycling.


Damian Enslin

Damian is a qualified Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer who has been a partner at the firm since 2004 and who, in common with his colleagues, is passionate about service. Damian specialises in conveyancing and property-related law, including freehold and sectional title ownership, and mortgage bond registrations. Damian also specialises in legal issues relating to the Firearms Control Act of 2000 and is able to assist with firearm licence applications, appeals, accreditation of sports shooting bodies and businesses. Security companies can also call Damian to assist with compliance issues as well as with license applications. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and is a firearm fundi.


David was admitted as an attorney in November 2020 and joined our firm as an associate in March 2021.  He enjoys a diverse practice that includes litigation, contracts, and firearm-related matters. Passionate about property, David is also an aspiring conveyancer and notary. In his spare time, David enjoys reading and practising at the local shooting range.