AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR SUCCESS
OUR TEAM
At VZLR, we place a high premium on the personal well‚Äďbeing of our people. Our success-driven teams include dynamic individuals with unique abilities and aptitudes that strengthen and expand the firm‚Äôs service capabilities.

Directors

Bernard van Biljon
Director

Bernard joined the erstwhile partnership of Van Zyl Le Roux and Hurter as a professional assistant in 1988 and upon the incorporation of the partnership into a professional company in 1989, Bernard became a director of VZLR.

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Esté Niemand
DIRECTOR

Esté joined VZLR in 2000 and became a director in 2002. Esté is the senior Director in VZLR's Banking and Financial Law department and attends to High Court litigation, Insolvency matters, Banking and Financial Law matters,

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JC Kriek
Director

JC served his articles at VZLR in 2006 in the Conveyancing and Real Estate Development department. During February 2007, JC was appointed as a professional assistant at VZLR

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Tamara Kirchner
Director

In 2003 and prior to joining VZLR, Tamara was employed as a Judges Clerk in the High Court of South Africa, situated in Pretoria. She joined VZLR in 2004 as a candidate attorney and was admitted as an

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Theo Steyn
Director

Theo was admitted as an attorney and notary in 2008. Shortly after finishing his articles he spent some time in a consulting environment. After the consulting stint he joined VZLR and became a director in 2012.

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Jozanne Dickason
Director

Jozanne served her articles at VZLR in 2008. She was admitted as an attorney and conveyancer in 2009 and as a notary in 2010. Jozanne worked in the conveyancing department as a professional assistant 

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Jaun-Pierre Robbertse
Director

Jaun served his articles at VZLR during 2008 and was admitted as attorney during 2009. He became an associate during 2012 and a director in 2013. Jaun specializes in personal injuries, medical negligence 

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Waldo Snyman
Director

Waldo obtained his LLB degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth in December 2009 and joined VZLR as a candidate attorney during January 2010. Waldo was admitted as an attorney during July 2011

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Michelle van der Merwe
Director

Michelle obtained her LLB degree at the University of The Free State and finished her articles in Bloemfontein. She was admitted as an attorney in the North Gauteng High Court in December 2011 and joined the VZLR team in 2012.

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Wihann Joubert
Director

Wihann Joubert joined VZLR in 2010. Since he completed his LLB Degree at the University of South Africa the plight of the disenfranchised due to medical malpractice became his focus. Wihann was admitted as an Attorney during December 2012 and

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Jeanne Rabie
Director

Jeanne completed both her B degree in Consumer Science, as well as her B.Com Honours degree at the University of Pretoria, whereafter she completed her LLB degree at the University of South Africa. She joined VZLR as a candidate attorney

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Bhavna Singh
Director

Bhavna completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria during January 2010 and is currently completing her LLM degree in Commercial Law at the University of South Africa. She joined VZLR as a candidate attorney during January 2011 and

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Azraa Janse van Vuuren
Director

Azraa completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria and finished her articles at a prominent law firm in Pretoria. She was admitted as an attorney in 2012 and joined the team at VZLR in 2014. Azraa was appointed as a director in March 2018.

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Vuyo Mabuntana
Director

Vuyo was conferred a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Law Degree, with specialization in Taxation and Economics, by the University of Pretoria in 2016. Vuyo continued reading towards further academic studies and was conferred a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree, with special interests in Land

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Hannes Hyman
Director

Hannes obtained his BCom Law in 2017 and LLB Degree in 2018, both from the University of Pretoria. He was in the Boekenhout Residence for five years where he was also member of the House Committee.

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Senior Associates

Rakeeba Mahomed
Senior Associate

Rakeeba obtained her LLB degree from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth and joined Le Roux Inc as a candidate attorney.

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Cecile du Toit
Senior Associate

Cecile completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria during November 2008 and commenced articles in January 2009. Cecile was admitted as an attorney during December 2010 and was appointed

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Anneli van Niekerk
Senior Associate

She has been practising in the field of Personal Injuries, Medical Malpractice and Third Party Claims since 2007, and also acted as a Cost Consultant throughout her career as an attorney in Oct 2018.

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Willem Louw
Senior Associate

Willem obtained his LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in 2007, was admitted as an attorney in 2008 and as a conveyancer in 2009.

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Louise Swart
Senior Associate

Louise Swart is an admitted attorney, with right of appearance in the High court. She graduated from the University of Pretoria with a LLB degree in 2003 and LLM (Specialising in Insolvency Law) in 2004.

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Inge Treurnich
Senior Associate

Inge obtained her LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in December 2015 and completed her articles in December 2016. Inge was admitted as an Attorney and Notary Public during February 2017 and practiced as an Associate in Conveyancing and Commercial law

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Megan Labuschagne
Senior Associate

Megan obtained her LLB cum laude at the University of Pretoria in 2016. She joined VZLR in 2017 as a candidate attorney. She was admitted as an attorney and notary in 2018, where after she was appointed as a Junior Associate in VZLR's Corporate and Commercial Law department.

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Associates

Leenke Schraader
Associate

Leenke obtained her LLB degree from the North-West University, Pukke Campus in Potchefstroom in December 2011.  She enrolled for a Masters in International Import- and Export Law, with specialised focus on Sea Zone Rights in January 2012.

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Zelda Modikoe
Associate

Zelda obtained her LLB degree from the University of South Africa in June 2014 and was admitted as an attorney during January 2016.

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Londo Nemudzivhadi
Associate

Londo obtained his LLB degree from The University of Limpopo Turfloop Campus in Polokwane in December 2011. He served his articles of clerkship under Matsi Mailula Inc in Hatfield during August 2013 till December 2014.

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Janine Pillay
Associate

Janine obtained her B.A LAW degree in 2012 from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and her LLB degree in 2017 from the University of South Africa. Janine joined VZLR as a candidate attorney in February 2015 and was admitted as an attorney in February 2018. 

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Junior Associates

Emmy Radebe
Junior Associate

Emmy graduated for her Bachelor of Arts in Law in 2015 and she obtained her LLB in 2017, both at the North - West University, Potchefstroom Campus. She thereafter commenced her articles as a Candidate Attorney at VZLR in 2018,

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De Niro Koffman
Junior Associate

De Niro is a dynamic Legal Practitioner who obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from the North West University's Potchefstroom campus in 2017. He completed his articles of clerkship in 2020 at a well-established Pretoria law firm and was

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Gabriel Modise
Junior Associate

Gabriel obtained his LLB degree at the University of South Africa during October 2019 and is currently completing his LLM degree in Labour Law at the University of the Witwatersrand. Gabriel joined VZLR as a candidate attorney in January 2020 and was admitted as an attorney in September 2021.

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Courtney Singh
Junior Associate

Courtney obtained her BCom Law degree in 2019 and LLB degree in 2020, both from the University of Pretoria. During January 2021, Courtney joined VZLR as a candidate attorney and was admitted as an attorney in August 2023.

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