OUR ATTORNEYS

HILTON SCHINDLER
Partner

B Proc (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
+27 (0) 867 663 949
hilton@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Tax Law
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency
Sport & Entertainment
Estates & Trusts
Family Law
Criminal Law

Hilton co-founded Schindler & Cimring in 1991, which later changed its name to Schindlers Attorneys. Hilton is an experienced legal practitioner with a sound knowledge of South African commercial, property and corporate law. He is a highly experienced and established commercial and commercial-litigation attorney and specialises in International structuring and taxation as well as cross border disputes.

MAURICE CRESPI
Partner

BA LLB (Rhodes)
HDip Company Law (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
+27 (0) 866 049 278
crespi@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Tax Law
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency
Sport & Entertainment
Estates & Trusts
Family Law
Criminal Law

Maurice joined Schindlers Attorneys in October 1997 and became a partner of the firm in December 1998. Maurice is an experienced legal practitioner with a sound knowledge of South African commercial, property, labour, tax and corporate law. He is a highly experienced and established litigation attorney with several reported judgments in both the Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court. Maurice heads a team of 18 professionals. He regularly provides guidance to boards of companies, both public and private, and he gives lectures on recent developments in commercial law. He is also a qualified Court-Aligned and Commercial Mediator.

LISA SHER
Partner

BCom (UNISA)
LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
+27 (0) 867 503 224
sher@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing

Lisa was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2000. Lisa heads up a commercial law department at Schindlers. Lisa has numerous foreign, multi-national and South African clients and advises them on a wide range of general corporate areas including the negotiation and drafting of commercial transactions, providing opinions, local compliance. Her experience includes but is not limited to mergers and acquisitions, trade finance, cross border transactions, finance, corporate governance, capitalisation transactions, cross border finance, lending and syndicated lending, specialised finance, aviation, service agreements, joint ventures and licensing agreements.

DAVID HEPBURN
Partner

BCom LLB (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
hepburn@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Tax Law
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency
Sport & Entertainment
Estates & Trusts
Family Law
Criminal Law

David Hepburn became a Partner of Schindlers in March 2001. He previously practiced in Cape Town as an Associate with the firm Buchanan Boyes.
David specialises in all aspects of commercial law.

MARIUS VAN RENSBURG
Partner

BA LLB (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
+27 (0) 82 978 2811
vanrensburg@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Law
Conveyancing

Marius is a Partner at Schindlers and is currently head of the conveyancing department at Schindlers. After being admitted as an Attorney in March 1998 Marius practiced for his own account for a number of years before joining Schindlers as a Partner.
Marius attends to all aspects of conveyancing, property development and related property law issues.

PIERRE VAN DER MERWE
Partner

BCom LLB LLM (UJ)
HDip Tax (UJ)
Notary

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
vandermerwe@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Tax Law
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing
Estates & Trusts

Pierre was admitted as an Attorney and Notary Public in 2013. He practices general commercial law, commercial dispute resolution and labour law. Pierre regularly advises on executive-level employment disputes and dismissal and retrenchment disputes in both the CCMA and Labour Court. He also advises on, drafts and registers notarial bonds for both local and international clients.

SARAH THACKWELL
Partner

BCom (Law)
LLB (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9627
thackwell@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Pro Bono
Labour Law
Insolvency
Estates & Trusts

Sarah specializes in commercial law. She was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2004 and became a partner in March 2006. Sarah has advised various international and local companies on a broad spectrum of transactions, from mergers and acquisitions, service agreements and joint ventures to franchising, logistics/ warehousing and distribution arrangements, whether in their own right or as part of more complex mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. She also advises clients on all other areas of general commercial and corporate law.

CHANTELLE LOUISE GLADWIN-WOOD
Partner

BA LLB (Rhodes)
LLM (Unisa)
Notary
Conveyancer

+27 (0) 11 448 9678
gladwin@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Tax Law
Pro Bono
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency

Chantelle specialises in all areas of commercial and residential property practice and litigation, including municipal property law, public and administrative law relating to property, sectional title body corporate management, evictions, general property management and property-owning enterprise management, as well as corporate restructurings and corporate taxation matters.

Chantelle has a Master’s Degree in Advanced Property Law from UNISA, and is pursuing her Doctorate in Municipal Law with TUKS. She is also an admitted notary and conveyancer as well as being Chairperson of the Joburg Attorneys’ Association and co-chairperson of the Gauteng Attorneys’ Association.

LEE BINNEMAN
Partner

BA (RAU)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
binneman@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Tax Law
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency
Sport & Entertainment
Estates & Trusts
Family Law
Criminal Law

Lee is a Partner at Schindlers Attorneys, specialising in criminal law and commercial and general litigation. Lee was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in May of 2009 and has since been involved in several Magistrate’s and High Court trial actions and applications involving various spheres of law including administrative, commercial, construction and insolvency law. He has experience in general commercial agreements, labour law, family law and is a competent litigator. .

DEAN WRIGHT
Partner

BA (RAU)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9662
wright@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Labour Law
Property Law
Sport & Entertainment
Family Law
Criminal Law

Dean specialises in civil, commercial and corporate litigation as well as property law. Dean has acted for various well known property owning, investment and management companies situated both locally and internationally. His practice experience includes commercial drafting, registration of trademarks, intellectual property law, labour law and drafting of wills.

CRAIG GREEN
Partner

BCom LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9674
green@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Property Law
Insolvency
Estates & Trusts

Craig graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2005, and an LLB (with distinction) in 2008. Craig served his articles at the firm and was admitted as an Attorney in 2011. Craig became a Partner of the firm in 2013. Craig has a sound knowledge of South African commercial, property and corporate law and heads a team of commercial and litigation attorneys.

CELESTE KEARTLAND-MCLEAN
Partner

LLB (UKZN)
Notary
Conveyancer

+27 (0) 11 448 9685
keartland-mclean@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Conveyancing

Celeste completed her law degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and was awarded articles at Schindlers and has been part of the firm ever since. She has over a decade's experience in conveyancing and notarial practice.

KERRY WYNDHAM COOKE
Partner

BCom LLB (UKZN)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
cooke@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Law
Conveyancing

Kerry graduated from the University of KZN and practiced as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer in KZN before relocating to Gauteng. Kerry joined Schindlers' Conveyancing Department in 2011 and attends to all transfer and bond registrations, together with notarial practice matters.

CHRISTOPHER TUCKER
Partner

BCom LLB (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
tucker@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Labour Law
Property Law
Insolvency
Estates & Trusts

Christopher has experience in commercial and general litigation,commercial drafting, liquidations, estate planning (drafting wills, establishing trusts and administering estates) and also assists in running the firms company secretarial practice.

KEANE ROBERTSON
Partner

LLB (UCT)

+27 (0) 11 448 9645
robertson@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Labour Law
Property Law
Estates & Trusts

Keane obtained his LLB from the University of Cape Town and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2012. He has extensive experience in the corporate and commercial law environment and has advised numerous local and international clients on corporate restructuring; mergers and acquisitions; capital raising; corporate governance; and general corporate and commercial advice and opinions. Keane regularly drafts and settles sale of business agreements; sale of share agreements; subscription agreements; bespoke constitutional documents and shareholders’ agreements; black economic empowerment restructuring and related transactions.

JUSTIN SLOANE
Partner

BCom (LLB)
MCom(Taxation) (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
sloane@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Tax Law
Labour Law
Insolvency
Criminal Law

Justin graduated from Rhodes University having obtained a BCom, LLB and MCom. Justin’s Masters Thesis focused on the inconsistencies between the Income Tax and the Companies Act 71 of 2008, with a particular focus on the tax implications arising from company amalgamations and mergers. Justin served his articles at Schindlers and was admitted in 2015. Justin has been involved in various civil, commercial and corporate litigation matters, as well as property law.

LISA-MARIE BOWES
Partner

BCom (Stell) LLB (UCT)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
hussey@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Tax Law
Labour Law
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency
Sport & Entertainment
Estates & Trusts
Family Law
Criminal Law

Lisa has been employed at Schindlers Attorneys for five years and has developed a sound knowledge of South African commercial law. She has played a pivotal role in conducting numerous inquiries, and is particularly well versed in commercial litigation, specializing in contractual disputes, liquidations, business rescue, breach of director’s duties and corporate fraud. As a result, Lisa has been actively involved in a number of cases resulting in reported judgments. In addition to the above, Lisa manages the Road Accident Fund department and has a successful personal injury practice, with a particular focus on medical negligence.

DANIELLA BROCCO
Partner

BA LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
brocco@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Property Law
Conveyancing
Insolvency
Estates & Trusts
Family Law

Daniella completed her articles with Schindlers and was admitted as an attorney in the High Court of South Africa in December 2013. Daniella started her articles in the conveyancing department and thereafter served the remainder of her articles in the family law department where she gained experience in various family matters, including divorce, maintenance and ancillary matters thereto . Since her admission Daniella has worked in the commercial department of Schindlers and specialises in drafting and negotiating of commercial transactions and her experience in this regard includes trade finance transactions, cross border transactions, lending, and other commercial matters related thereto.

ALEC VEITCH
Partner

BCom (Law)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9609
veitch@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Property Law
Insolvency

Alec has been with Schindlers Attorneys since 2012 and holds a BCom LLB from the University of Johannesburg. He was admitted as an attorney in 2014 and is currently a Senior Associate at Schindlers. Alec specialises in commercial and corporate litigation, property, insurance, insolvency and corporate drafting.

MARK BLANCKENBERG
Partner

BCom(Law) LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9602
blanckenberg@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Law
Conveyancing

Mark is a partner in the Conveyancing Department. He has worked extensively with developers in regards to freehold and sectional title developments and the drafting of all manner of agreements that relate.

PAUL-MICHAEL KEICHEL
Partner

BA LLB (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9618
keichel@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Intellectual Property
Labour Law
Property Law
Insolvency

Paul-Michael commenced articles of clerkship with Schindlers in 2010 and has been an admitted attorney with Schindlers since 2013. He specializes in commercial and general litigation, has argued opposed High Court motions, is extensively experienced in arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution. Recently, he spearheaded a Constitutional challenge against the laws prohibiting cannabis (marijuana/dagga) use and possession in South Africa and presently assists in drafting license applications to the Department of Health and Medicines Control Council for the growing of cannabis for medicinal purposes.

NICOLA NIEUWOUDT
Partner

BCom (Stel) LLB (Stel)

+27 (0) 11 448 9707
dutoit@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Family Law
Dispute Resolution
Commercial Law

Nicola obtained her BCom and LLB degrees from the University of the Stellenbosch and was admitted as an attorney in 2014. Nicola works in the family law and litigation department. She has experience in commercial litigation and spesialises in all areas of family law such as divorce, maintenance, disputes around parental rights and responsibilities, domestic violence and antenuptial contracts. She is an accredited divorce mediator and also has a keen interest in personal injury law, in particular medical negligence.

ISMAIL LAHER
Partner

BA (Rhodes) LLB (Rhodes)

LLM (Rhodes)

Laher@Schindlers.co.za

Ismail is a commercial lawyer specialising in corporate, mergers and acquisitions based in Johannesburg. Ismail advises local and foreign clients on the BEE in South Africa and is an accredited Certified Empowerment Technician.

He has assisted with various commercial transactions including corporate structures and restructuring, drafting agreements, licensing and corporate administration.

Ismail has given advise on the local ownership requirements to be issued and hold licences under the Renewable Energy Independent Procurement Power Producer Procurement Programme, the Petroleum Products Act and relating to exploration rights and productions rights under the Mineral Petroleum Resources Development Act.

DONALD WRIGHT
Senior Associate

BA LLB (Stellenbosch)
Cert Deceased Estate Admin (UNISA)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
donald@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Law
Conveyancing

Donald joined Schindlers as a Conveyancer in 2014. He has extensive experience in conveyancing and property related matters.

VICKY REVELAS
Senior Associate

BCom LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9623
revelas@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Property Law
Estates & Trusts

Vicky obtained her BComm and LLB degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2015. She has experience in the corporate and commercial litigation environment.

MAIKE GOHL
Senior Associate

LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9679
gohl@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Property Law
Estates & Trusts

Maike is a Senior Associate at Schindlers. She completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria in 2012, whereafter she worked at the University for a year as an academic associate and pursued her Master’s degree in General Private Law. She was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa on 27 February 2015. Maike currently works in the Property Law department, which specialises in disputes with various municipalities due to incorrect billing based on a variety of issues and a large array of administrative law matters. Furthermore, Maike has been involved in numerous neighbour disputes caused by a non-compliance with the various building and property by-laws set out by municipalities.

CAITLIN WILDE
Associate

BA (Law)
LLB Cum Laude (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9632
wilde@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Intellectual Property
Insolvency

Caitlin completed her Bachelor of Arts (Law) and LLB, graduating cum laude, at the University of the Witwatersrand. She thereafter served her articles at Schindlers and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2016. She has been involved in numerous commercial, civil litigation, medical negligence, intellectual property and insolvency matters. She is particularly interested in commercial litigation and intellectual property.

SIMBONGILE MSILA
Associate

LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
msila@schindlers.co.za

Simbongile obtained her LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg and is currently an Associate in the Conveyancing department. Simbongile has a keen interest in Property law and Conveyancing.

ANJA VAN WIJK
Senior Associate

LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9772
vanwijk@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Property Law

Anja attended the University of Pretoria and obtained her LLB degree, with merit, in December 2013. She completed her articles with specialisation in property law, specifically in evictions. In March 2015, she was admitted as an attorney of the High Court and obtained my right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa a month later. Anja deals mostly with landlord-tenant disputes, commercial evictions, rental agent's retainers, property management, rental and damages claims.

DOMINIQUE LLOYD
Senior Associate

BCom (Law)
LLB

+27 (0) 11 448 9664
lloyd@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Dispute Resolution
Labour Law
Property Law
Family Law
Criminal Law

Dominique completed her studies at the University of Johannesburg in 2013, whereafter she commenced articles of clerkship. She joined Schindlers Attorneys in January 2016 and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in June 2016. Her legal interests include Commercial Litigation, Civil Litigation, Family Law, Labour Law and Property Law.

JENNIFER AMY STOLER
Senior Associate

BA (Law)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9704
stoler@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Commercial Law
Sport & Entertainment
Estates & Trusts
Family Law

Jennifer completed her studies at the University of Johannesburg in 2013 and was admitted as an Attorney and Notary in 2017. Her legal interests lie mainly in family, commercial, entertainment and sports law as well as civil litigation. She has contributed to 2 published books and has hosted a variety of events and workshops and presented presentations on Family Law related matters. Empowering and educating people about their rights is close to Jennifer’s heart.

GARY BORUCHOWITZ
Senior Associate

BA Journalism (RAU)
LLB (UNISA)

+27 (0) 11 448 9701
boruchowitz@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Municipal Law
Commercial Law
Property Law
Sport & Entertainment

Went to King David High School Linksfield. Obtained a BA Journalism degree from Rand Afrikaans University and an LLB Degree from the University of South Africa. Worked for over a decade in the media industry in television, radio and newspapers. In the property law and municipal law department specialising in property law litigation and municipal law litigation. Experience also in general litigation as well as sport, entertainment and media law.

CHARLOTTE CLARKE
Associate

BA LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9695
clarke@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Labour Law
Dispute Resolution
Commercial Law

Charlotte completed her BA (LLB) at the University of Witwatersrand in 2015 and graduated with Distinction. Charlotte currently works in Commercial Litigation and has experience with Labour Law, Dispute Resolution, High Court and Magistrate Court matters.

OMPHILE BOIKANYO
Associate

BCom (Law)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9735
boikanyo@schindlers.co.za

Omphile is a BCom Law and LLB graduate from the University of Johannesburg. She is currently a Candidate Attorney working in the commercial litigation and drafting department. Omphile also has Third Party Injury experience. She is interested in Entertainment Law, Maritime Law and Aviation Law.

SHAUN PIVETEAU 
Associate

BA Law (UP) LLB (UP) LLM (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9720
piveteau@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Criminal Law
Commercial Law
Estates and Trusts

Shaun obtained his BA (Law), LLB and LLM at the University of Pretoria, specializing in Tax and Banking Law. Shaun has been involved, and participated in, several high profile commercial and criminal matters. Whilst Shaun mostly applies his trade in commercial and criminal law, he has also grown a keen eye for administration of estates and insolvency law.

MUSA MATHEBULA
Associate

LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9646
mathebula@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Law
Dispute Resolution
Criminal Law

Musa graduated from Wits University in 2014. He served as a Judge's clerk in the same year and in 2015. He joined Schindlers in 2016 and is currently in the property law department where he has been exposed to many areas of the law including but not limited to municipal law, property disputes, sales of businesses, administration of estates as well as labour law and a bit of criminal law.

LISA SCHMIDT
Associate

LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9729
schmidt@schindlers.co.za

PRACTICE AREAS
Property Law
Commercial Law
Municipal Law
Estates and Trusts
Insolvency

Lisa obtained her LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Lisa mainly deals with Sectional Title, Home Owners Associations (“HOAs”), Share Block Companies and property related disputes, CSOS related queries and disputes, arrear levy collections, landlord and tenant disputes, rental and damages claims and evictions. Lisa has experience in drafting a variety of legal documentation such as commercial contracts, Memorandum of Incorporation (“MOIs”), wills, management and conduct rules for Sectional Title Schemes and HOAs. Lisa has also dealt with various matters encompassing, commercial, criminal, forensic, insolvency and international law.

KERRY THEUNISSEN
Associate

BCom LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9715
theunissen@schindlers.co.za

Kerry obtained her BCom and LLB degree at the University of the Witwatersrand. Kerry is currently a Candidate Attorney in the commercial law and litigation department. Kerry has a keen interest in pension fund law.

JONATHAN STEVEN SALANT
Associate

BCom (Law)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9634
salant@schindlers.co.za

Jonathan is currently an Associate in the commercial litigation and commercial drafting department. His interests are civil litigation, drafting of contracts, property law, business rescue and insolvency law, as well as cyber law and the laws surrounding mobile applications.

AMBER FREEMAN
Associate

BCom Law (UNISA)
LLB (UNISA)

+27 (0) 11 448 9605
freeman@schindlers.co.za

Amber obtained her BCom (Law) and LLB degrees through the University of South Africa and began working at Schindlers in January 2016 in the commercial department. She has experience in commercial law matters and commercial drafting, mainly in relation to trade finance, lending and cross border transactions.

DINGUMUZI NDHLOVU
Candidate Attorney

BCom Law (Rhodes)
LLB (University of Pretoria)

+27 (0) 11 448 9728
ndhlovud@schindlers.co.za

Dingumuzi completed his BCom (Law) at Rhodes University and LLB at the University of Pretoria. He has a keen interest in Commercial, Property, Trust, Estates and Tax law.

LAUREN SQUIER
Candidate Attorney

BA (Wits) LLB (UNISA)

+27 (0) 11 448 9718
squier@schindlers.co.za

Lauren completed her LLB at the University of South Africa in 2017. Her legal interests include sectional title law, labour law, insurance law, municipal law and drafting.

KIRSTEN CHETTY
Candidate Attorney

LLB (Wits), LLM (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9746
chetty@schindlers.co.za

Commercial Litigation, Drafting, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour Law, Municipal Law and Property Law. Interested in Administrative Law.

JASVIR MANGAL SEWNARAIN
Candidate Attorney

BMedSci (UP)
LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9730
sewnarain@schindlers.co.za

Jasvir attained a Bachelor of Medical Sciences at the University of Pretoria and completed his LLB at the University of Pretoria. His legal interests lie in medical and pharmaceutical law, competition law, alternative dispute resolution, corporate and commercial litigation and intellectual property law.

NTOBEKO MAPHANGA
Candidate Attorney

BA (Law) LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
maphanga@schindlers.co.za

Ntobeko obtained a BA and LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is involved in the drafting of commercial agreements, namely joint venture agreements, employment agreements, partnership agreements, sale of business and share agreements, loan agreements as well as deeds of suretyship. He is also involved in commercial litigation matters.

SIMONE JANSEN VAN RENSBURG
Candidate Attorney

BCom LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9736
jvrensburg@schindlers.co.za

Simone obtained BCom Marketing degree in 2012 and an LLB from the University of Pretoria in 2016. She is currently working in a team which concentrates on commercial litigation and drafting, dispute resolution, contractual disputes, foreclosures and labour relates matters.

WESLEY PONS
Candidate Attorney

BCom LLB (RHODES)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
pons@schindlers.co.za

Wesley obtained his BCom and LLB degree at Rhodes University and is currently a Candidate Attorney in the commercial law and litigation department. Wesley has a keen interest in property, insurance, and labour law as well as commercial drafting.

DIVINA NAIDOO
Candidate Attorney

BA Law (Wits)

LLB Cum Laude (Wits)

LLM Mining and Energy Law (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
naidoo@schindlers.co.za

Divina completed her Bachelor of Arts (Law) and LLB, graduating Cum Laude, at the University of the Witwatersrand. She thereafter completed her LLM specialising in Environmental Law with her majors being in Mining and Energy Law from the same institution. Divina is currently a Candidate Attorney in the Commercial Law and Litigation Department. Divina has a keen interest in Prospecting and Mining Law, Energy Law specifically IPP Project Financing, Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions and Commercial Drafting.

JORDAN DIAS
Candidate Attorney

LLB (WITS)

+27 (0) 11 448 9742
dias@schindlers.co.za

Jordan obtained her LLB degree at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her legal interests lie in commercial litigation and drafting, contractual disputes and labour related matters.

KHOTSO MMATLI
Candidate Attorney

LLB (UFS)

+27 (0) 11 448 9745
mmatli@schindlers.co.za

Khotso completed his LLB at the University of Free State in 2017. He thereafter joined Schindlers as a candidate attorney in the Municipal Law and Property litigation department which specialises in commercial evictions, property litigation and various disputes against municipalities across the country. Khotso has been exposed to an array of other legal fields including family law and labour law. Khotso has a keen interest in legal drafting and litigation.

NICOLE RENS
Candidate Attorney

BA Law (UP) LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9708
rens@schindlers.co.za

Nicole is currently a candidate attorney in the department of Schindlers that focuses on Municipal Law. She has a keen interest in Environmental Law, Construction Law and Family Law.

MICHAL ASOULIN
Candidate Attorney

BA Law (Wits)
LLB Cum Laude (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9716
asoulin@schindlers.co.za

Michal obtained her BA (Law) and LLB degrees through the University of the Witwatersrand and began working at Schindlers in January 2018 in a commercial law department. She has experience in commercial law matters and commercial drafting, mainly in relation to trade finance, lending and cross border transactions.

DANMARI BOUWER
Candidate Attorney

BA LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9700
bouwer@schindlers.co.za

Danmari obtained her BA and LLB degree at the University of Pretoria. She is currently a Candidate Attorney and attends to civil and commercial litigation matters, with experience in property law. Danmari also has a keen interest in court attendance, family law and alternative dispute resolution.

JAYNA HIRA
Candidate Attorney

BCom LAW (UP) LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
hira@schindlers.co.za

Jayna obtained her BCom (Law) and LLB degrees specializing in Accounting and Tax at the University of Pretoria in 2015 and 2017 respectively. She thereafter joined Schindlers Attorneys in January 2018 where her interests lie in Tax Law, Tax Administration and Corporate & Commercial Litigation. She has gained experience in various High Court matters and has grown a keen interest for the Administration of Estates.

MOHAU LEDWABA
Candidate Attorney

BCom (UNISA) LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9748
ledwaba@schindlers.co.za

Mohau obtained his BCom at UNISA and his LLB degree at the University of Pretoria. He is currently a Candidate Attorney in the commercial litigation and commercial drafting department. He has an interest in corporate and commercial law, contracts and tax Law.

CORNE BESTER
Candidate Attorney

BSocSc
BSocSc (Hons)

+27 (0) 11 448 9688
bester@schindlers.co.za

Corné joined Schindlers in 2002, working as a paralegal in the Conveyancing department. She has vast knowledge and experience in general conveyancing, specialising in residential and commercial property transfers, subdivisions and consolidations, deceased estate transfers, donations, transfers in terms of divorce, registration of servitudes and opening of sectional title schemes.

JEANNIQUE BOOYSEN
Candidate Attorney

BCom (Law) (Stellenbosch)

LLB (Stellenbosch)

+27 (0) 11 448 9654
booysen@schindlers.co.za

Jeannique obtained her BCom Law and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch and she currently works in the family law and litigation department. Jeannique has experience in personal injury law and has a keen interest in internet, banking and commercial law.

SAUL MAYERS
Candidate Attorney

Bcom LLB (Wits)
LLM International Business Law (QMUL)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
mayers@schindlers.co.za

Saul completed his Bcomm and LLB degrees at the University of the Witwatersrand and thereafter studied an LLM specialising in International Business Law at Queen Mary University of London. Saul currently works in the commercial litigation and commercial drafting department and has a keen interest in corporate restructuring, commercial law, tax and insolvency law.

JOHN MACKECHNIE
Candidate Attorney

BComm Accounting (UJ)

HONS Investment Management (UJ)

LLB (UCT)

LLM (UCT)

+27 (0) 11 448 9740
mackechnie@schindlers.co.za

John completed his BCOM Accounting and Honours in Investment Management at UJ and his LLB and LLM (Labour Law) at UCT. John currently attends to civil and commercial litigation matters and has a keen interest in family and labour law.

ANDREW LAWRIE
Candidate Attorney

BCom LLB (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
lawrie@schindlers.co.za

Andrew completed his BCom and LLB at Rhodes University in 2016 and subsequently began his articles at Schindlers. He currently works in the commercial litigation department. His interests currently lie in the commercial and labour sectors of law.

PUSELETSO RADEBE
Candidate Attorney

LLB (NWU)

+27 (0) 11 448 9717
radebe@schindlers.co.za

Puseletso completed her LLB at the University of North-West, Potchefstroom Campus in 2017 and is currently a candidate attorney in the commercial litigation department. Puseletso has a keen interest in commercial law, alternative dispute resolution, property law and conveyancing.

DEWALD CLAASSEN
Candidate Attorney

BCom LLB (UP)
Postgraduate Cert in Taxation (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9693
claassen@schindlers.co.za

Dewald completed his BCom, LLB and a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Taxation at the University of Pretoria. He has work experience and a keen interest in tax, property, insurance law and commercial drafting. Dewald has further legal interests in banking and environmental/mining law.

AYANDA KATJITAE
Candidate Attorney

BCom Law (Wits) LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9684
katjitae@schindlers.co.za

Ayanda completed his B com LLB at WITS and has been involved in commercial litigation over a broad spectrum including but not limited to contractual, labour and general commerce disputes. As such, he is competent to advise on various avenues of commerce and has a strong interest in specialising in mining compliance, commercial drafting, competition law and corporate re-structuring.

LOYISO BAVUMA
Candidate Attorney

BCom Law (Wits)
LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9753
bavuma@schindlers.co.za

Loyiso studied at Wits, completing his Bcom in Insurance & Risk Management as well as his LLB. Loyiso currently attends to commercial litigation as well as family law and has a keen interest in commercial drafting.

KATYA OBERZHITSKY
Candidate Attorney

LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9744
oberzhitsky@schindlers.co.za

Katya has a keen interest in commercial litigation and drafting. Also interested in matters surrounding intellectual property/cyber law.

SIPHOSETHU KHUMALO
Candidate Attorney

LLB Cum Laude (Rhodes)

+27 (0) 11 448 9752
khumalo@schindlers.co.za

Sethu obtained his BSocSci in 2016, followed by his LLB (Cum Laude) in 2018, both at Rhodes University. Sethu is currently a candidate attorney in the commercial litigation department, and has a particular interest in competition law and contractual disputes.

ASHLEIGH BUTLER
Candidate Attorney

LLB (UP)
LLM (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
butler@schindlers.co.za

Ashleigh obtained her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria in 2016. She is currently completing her LLM degree in Corporate Law at the University of Pretoria, which she started in 2018. She is currently in a team which specialises in Commercial Litigation and Criminal Law. The areas of law which she is particularly interested in include Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Commercial Drafting and General Litigation.

KYLE VENTER
Candidate Attorney

BA Law (UJ)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9642
venter@schindlers.co.za

Kyle is currently a candidate attorney in the Municipal law department at Schindlers Attorneys. He has a very keen interest in Property law, Mining and recourses as well as Sports and Entertainment law.

LINDOKUHLE MASHILO
Candidate Attorney

LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9757
mashilo@schindlers.co.za

Lindokuhle completed her degree at UJ in 2018 and is currently enrolled as a candidate attorney dealing with Commercial litigation, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property. She is also interested in Court Attendance, Mercantile, Insurance and Tax law.

TAYLA BRUCE
Candidate Attorney

BA Law Cum Laude (UP)
LLB (UP)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
bruce@schindlers.co.za

Tayla obtained her BA (Law) and LLB degree, graduating cum laude, at the University of Pretoria. She is currently a candidate attorney in a team specialising in insurance, property, tax and general litigation. Tayla has a keen interest in property and commercial litigation.

PHATHUTSHEDZO RATSHITANGA
Candidate Attorney

LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9759
ratshitanga@schindlers.co.za

Phathu obtained his LLB degree from Wits University in 2014. He served as a Judge’s Registrar for 3 years at the Gauteng Local Division of the High Court where he was extensively exposed to case management, court practice and litigation in matters from various areas of law. He is interested in litigation and has a keen interest in Labour Law, Criminal Law, and Family Law. He is currently working in the Conveyancing Department where he also deals with matters involving litigation and dispute resolution relating to property law.

SEAN BUSKIN
Candidate Attorney

BA Law (Wits)
LLB (Wits)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
buskin@schindlers.co.za

Sean completed his BA and LLB degrees at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2018. He is currently working in the commercial litigation and commercial drafting department. He has a keen interest in commercial law, competition law as well as labour law.

COURTNEY ALTMUNER
Candidate Attorney

BA Law (UJ)
LLB (UJ)

+27 (0) 11 448 9600
altmuner@schindlers.co.za

Courtney completed her Bachelor of Arts (Law) and LLB, graduating from the University of Johannesburg in 2018. She is currently in a department specialising in commercial litigation. Courtney is passionate about commercial litigation specifically dealing with contractual disputes and breach of directors duties. She is also interested in matters dealing with labour law and commercial drafting.

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