Our Staff

Partners

DANIE POTGIETER

Qualifications and Specialisation

He obtained his B.Com and LLB at the University of Johannesburg and did his Master’s Degree (LLM) in Income tax, specialising in tax avoidance and tax evasion. He obtained his postgraduate diploma in Labour law.

He became a partner in 1982 at LOUW & HEYL ATTORNEYS.

He served as a commissioner of the small claims court since its inception in 1986.

He is presently serving on the Legal Practice’s Council Disciplinary and Examination panel which he has been doing for approximately 25 years.

He currently specialises as an Attorney in Labour law, Property law, Matrimonial law and Law of Contracts.

Interest

Cycling and golf.

MARTIN STRYDOM​

Qualifications and Specialisation

He obtained his B.Proc and LLB at the University of Johannesburg.

He was admitted as an Attorney and Notary on 17th December 1987.

He previously was a State prosecutor in Boksburg (1983-1985)

He serves as a commissioner of the small claims court which he has done for the past 25 years.

He obtained his diploma in Trust law and thereafter he obtained his diploma in Insolvency Law.

He became a partner at LOUW & HEYL Attorneys in 1990.

He passed his conveyancing examination in 1991.

He is currently specialising as an attorney in Conveyancing, Sectional Title Development and Property law.

Interest

Trout fishing, horse riding, sport and visiting world renowned art galleries.

Associates

DANELLE VAN BYLEVELD​

Qualifications

She obtained her LLB from the University of South Africa in 2015.

She passed her board examinations in August 2016.

She was admitted as an attorney in 2017 and as a conveyancer in 2019.

Specialisation

 Attorney specialising in:

Property Transfers, Bond Registrations and Bond Cancellations.

 Interest

Travelling.

JACO VAN STADEN

Qualifications

 He obtained his LLB from the University of South Africa on 3 October 2012.

He passed his board examinations in February 2014.

He was admitted as an attorney in August 2014.

He obtained his right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa in January 2015.

Specialisation

Attorney specialising in:

Evictions, Rental Claims, Levy Collections, General Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Drafting of Commercial Agreements, Trusts and Family Law.

Interest

Golf, jogging, cycling, reading and a secret chef.

CHANIKA GRAY

Qualifications

 She obtained her LLB from the North-West University in February 2016.

She passed her board examinations in February 2017.

She was admitted as an attorney in March 2018.

She obtained her right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa in August 2018.

She passed by her notary practice examination in February 2020.

Specialisation

 Attorney specialising in:

Family and Matrimonial law, Commercial law, High Court and Magistrate’s Court, Civil Litigation, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Third Party and Injury Claims and Drafting of Agreements.

Interest

Outdoors, animals, music and art.

Candidate Attorneys

TIAN KÖNIG

Qualifications

He obtained his B.com law from the North-West University in 2016.

He obtained his LLB from the North West University in 2018.

Occupation

Candidate Attorney

Interest

Golf and cricket.

DEIDRE BOTHMA

Qualifications

 She obtained her B.com law from the North-West University in 2017.

She obtained her LLB from the North West University in 2019.

 Occupation

 Candidate Attorney

 Interest

 Art, theatre, sport and nature lover.

MINETTE DE JAGER

Qualifications

 She obtained her B.com law from the North-West University in 2017.

She obtained her LLB from the North West University in 2019.

 Occupation

 Candidate Attorney

 Interest

 Reading and art.

Other

MARLENE VAN DEN BERG

Specialisation

Collection specialist.

Interest

Bird watching, camping, exploring outdoors and gardening.

EDNA BRITZ

Occupation

 Office manager.

 Interest

Camping, crochet, tapestries and knitting.

ANTOINETTE UYS

Occupation

Receptionist

Interest

Gardening and scrapbooking.

CHARMAINE TEASDALE

Specialisation

Senior Conveyancing consultant and client liaison.

 Interest

Cooking and gardening.