Associates

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Gerhard Lourens

Senior Associate

Gerhard is a senior associate at our firm. He obtained BA and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in 1992 and was admitted as an attorney and conveyancer in 1994.

He specializes in conveyancing, the drafting of wills, estate planning and deceased estate administration and has more than 20 years of experience in these areas of legal practice. He is a member of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa and obtained the designation of FPSA © in 2015. He was recognised as the top FPSA © candidate in South Africa at the 2016 conference of FISA.

He contributes to the community by doing pro bono work at the Master’s Office.

André van Breda

Senior Associate

Andre obtained his Bcomm and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in 2013 and 2015 respectively. He joined the firm as a Candidate Attorney in 2016 and was appointed as an Associate after being admitted as an attorney early in 2018. Thereafter, in 2019 Andre was admitted as a conveyancer and notary public.

Andre has experience in litigation, both civil and commercial as well as commercial drafting. He is however currently practising as a Senior Associate in our conveyancing department.

Jhané Bezuidenhout

Associate

Jhané joined the firm in 2016 as a candidate attorney after obtaining her LLB degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (subsequently renamed Nelson Mandela University) in 2015. In 2018 she was appointed as an associate after being admitted as an attorney.

Jhané is currently practising in both High Court and Magistrate’s Court Litigation with experience in commercial and civil litigation, debt recovery and foreclosures.

Lauren Jacobs

Associate

Lauren joined the firm in 2018 as a Candidate Attorney after obtaining her LLB Degree from the University of the Western Cape in 2017.

She was admitted as an attorney early in 2020 and continues to work at the firm as an Associate. Lauren currently works in the litigation department and has experience in High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation, debt recovery, commercial drafting and civil litigation. Lauren has also gained experience in the conveyancing department.

Lisa Wyngaard

Associate

Lisa joined the firm in 2018 as a Candidate Attorney after obtaining her LLB and, thereafter, LLM in Law, State and Multilevel Government Degrees from the University of the Western Cape in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

She was admitted as an attorney early in 2020 and continues to work at the firm as an Associate. Lisa currently works in the litigation department and has experience in High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation, debt recovery, commercial drafting and civil litigation. Lisa has also gained experience in the conveyancing department.