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Thristan Valentyn

Candidate Legal Practitioner (Litigation)

Phone: 021 918 9000

Email: thristan@mindes.co.za

Profile:

Thristan joined Minde Schapiro & Smith at the start of 2022 and is currently gaining experience in the Litigation department as a Candidate Legal Practitioner.

Having completed his LLB in 2019, Thristan is enrolled as a part-time Master’s student at the University of the Western Cape. At university, he worked in the legal-aid clinic and has been exposed to various facets of the law during this time which have moulded his desire for litigation.

His involvement in community-based projects is dear to his heart and he wishes to utilise the skills acquired throughout by applying them within the legal fraternity.

Thristan is an athlete by nature and enjoys playing and watching rugby during his free time. He is also no stranger to working out at the gym.

Qualifications:

LLB

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Uzayr van der Schyff

Candidate Legal Practitioner (Litigation)

Phone: 021 918 9000

Email: uzayr@mindes.co.za

Profile:

Uzayr began his legal journey at Minde Schapiro & Smith in January 2024, and since then, he has been actively involved in the litigation department as a Candidate Legal Practitioner. Uzayr’s academic foundation is rooted in his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Western Cape, where he honed his legal skills and developed a deep understanding of the complexities of the legal system.

Uzayr brings a vibrant and outgoing personality to our team at Minde Schapiro & Smith. Not confined by the legal world, Uzayr’s adventurous spirit extends to the ocean, where he finds joy and thrill in surfing.

Qualifications:

LLB