MacRoberts Attorneys Leon Kelbrick
Ancret Lakay

Personal Injury Law

alakay@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3582
Ancret graduated with BA (Law) and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in 2008 and 2011, respectively. She is an admitted attorney with experience in general litigation, municipal law, family law, personal injury law and has a Right of Appearance in the High Court of South Africa. Ancret joined MacRobert Incorporated in 2015 as an associate in the Personal Injury Litigation Department.
MacRoberts Attorneys Leon Kelbrick
Avanya Singh

Professional Indemnity Law
 

asingh@dbn.macrobert.co.za
+27 (31) 001 8905
Avanya obtained a LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2013 and started her articles with MacRobert Incorporated in 2014.  In 2016, she was appointed as an associate at MacRobert Incorporated in the Medical Law Department.  Avanya looks forward to gaining an extensive knowledge and experience in medical law.

 

MacRoberts Attorneys Boitumelo Kgomotso More
Boitumelo Kgomotso More

Professional Indemnity Law

bmore@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400
Boitumelo studied at the University of Pretoria and obtained her LLB degree in 2015. During her time at university, she was actively involved in the United Nations Association of South Africa and was a member of the TuksRes sub-council. Boitumelo has a keen interest in third party compensation and property law. She is looking forward to the knowledge and skills that can be acquired from being a part of the MacRobert family.
MacRoberts Attorneys Christine van Aswegen
Christine van Aswegen

Professional Indemnity Law


cvaswegen@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400
Christine completed her BA Law degree in 2013, majoring in Psychology, and her LLB degree in 2014, both at the University of Pretoria. In 2015, she completed Law School as well as the Attorneys Admission Examination. During her studies, she served on the House Committee of her residence and organised various cultural events and outreach programmes. Christine started as a candidate attorney in 2016 at MacRobert Incorporated in the Medical Department. She is eager to learn more about the practise of medical law, as she will be completing her LLM in Medical Law and Ethics in 2016, also at the University of Pretoria.
MacRoberts Attorneys Leon Kelbrick
Elmarie Ward

Corporate & Commercial Law

eward@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3531
Elmarie obtained her LLB from the University of Pretoria in 2010.  While studying Elmarie was on the Deans Merit list as well as the Golden Key International Honour Society.  After graduating she joined MacRobert Inc. as a candidate attorney, first in the Third Party Department and then moved to Corporate and Commercial Law Department.  In 2012 she completed her LEAD: Law school course and was appointed as an associate at MacRobert Inc. in the same year.
MacRoberts Attorneys Leon Kelbrick
Hanneke Verwey

Professional Indemnity Law

hverwey@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3621

Hanneke commenced her articles of clerkship with MacRobert Inc at the beginning of 2014, where she gained experience in the field of professional indemnity litigation, complaints against practitioners and prosecution of practitioners on instruction of the Health Professions Council of South Africa. She was subsequently appointed as an associate in the professional indemnity department at MacRobert Inc at the beginning of 2016.

Hanneke Verwey obtained her LLB (with distinction) from the University of Pretoria, where she served as registrar and judge of the Student Court and tutored Family Law. She was awarded the Vice-Chancellor and Principal’s Medal and received the Anton Rupert Bursary, for excellent undergraduate academic achievement as the best student in the Faculty of Law. Throughout each of the four years of her undergraduate studies, she was awarded with the prize for the highest academic achiever in her respective year of study. After earning her LLB, Hanneke worked as an academic associate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria. She obtained her LLM (with distinction) in Medical Law from the University of Pretoria under the supervision of Professor Pieter Carstens. She has since published articles in several accredited South African legal journals on the subject of medical ethics and law.

MacRoberts Attorneys Helen Coetzee
Helen Viljoen

Professional Indemnity Law


hviljoen@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400
Helen completed her BSc Genetics degree in 2011 at the University of Pretoria and her LLB degree in 2015 at the same institution. During her LLB studies, she received recognition on the Dean’s Merit List and was invited to become a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for her high academic achievements. Helen will commence her articles with MacRobert in 2016, being incorporated into the Medical Law and Professional Indemnity Department.
MacRoberts Attorneys Elmarie Ward
Hickley Hamman

Professional Indemnity Law

hhamman@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3438
Hickley obtained his B. Comm. (Law) degree cum laude at the University of Pretoria in 2009, and subsequently obtained his LLB at the same institution in 2011. He commenced his articles of clerkship at MacRobert Inc in January 2012 where he gained experience in the fields of corporate law and commercial litigation, personal injuries and professional indemnity litigation. He was subsequently appointed as an associate in the Professional Indemnity Department of MacRobert Inc in 2014.
MacRoberts Attorneys Jabulani Sithebe
Jabulani Sithebe

Corporate & Commercial Law


jsithebe@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400
Jabulani graduated from the University of Johannesburg with a Bachelor's degree majoring in Political Sciences, Philosophy and Economics (BA PPE). He thereafter completed his LLB degree at the University of the Witwatersrand. While studying, Jabulani worked as a tutor and a debating coach at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) and served as a student assistant at the Wits Law Clinic under the leadership of Professor Peter Jordi. Prior to joining MacRobert Incorporated, Jabulani served as a Judge's clerk at the High Court in Johannesburg until November 2015. He is excited about joining the firm and exploring different fields of law, particularly environmental and mining law, commercial litigation and medical law.
MacRoberts Attorneys Leon Kelbrick
Jeanine Uys

Corporate & Commercial Law

juys@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3626
Background, fields of specialisation and relevant experience

Academic and Professional qualifications:
Jeanine obtained the degrees BA Law (Political Science, Afrikaans and Dutch, Philosophy) and LLB at the University of Stellenbosch.  She was admitted on 27 February 2015.

Relevant courses and/or seminars attended:
Jeanine has successfully completed a Certificate course in Customs and Excise Taxes at the University of Pretoria during October 2014.

Respective fields(s) of specialisation:
Jeanine's practice is primarily focused on general and commercial litigation, High Court litigation, tax related litigation and insolvency.

Number of years of relevant (post articles) experience:
She served as a candidate attorney at MacRobert Inc and gained valuable experience in various fields of the law.  She was admitted as an attorney in 2015.

In 2015, she was appointed as an associate at MacRobert Incorporated in the Corporate Law Division.  She has 1 year of relevant (post articles) experience.

Right of Appearance in the High Court:
She has the right of appearance in the High Court and has appeared in the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division.

MacRoberts Attorneys Kananelo Sehanka
Kananelo Sehanka

Financial Recoveries

ksehanka@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 941 2400
Kananelo studied at North-West University and graduated with a LLB degree in 2014. He became a member of the Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) in 2013 and 2014. During his studies, Kananelo was a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society and an executive member of the Black Lawyers Association in 2014. He completed his Practical Legal Training in July 2015 and commenced his articles at MacRobert Incorporated in August of the same year. Kananelo has a strong interest in mining and environmental law.
MacRoberts Attorneys Kem Tumba Diong
Kem Tumba Diong

Personal Injury Law

ktumbadiong@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3570
Kem obtained her BCom Law degree and LLB degree from the University of Pretoria. During her studies, she was invited to become a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society due to her high academic results. She joined MacRobert Incorporated in January 2015 as a candidate attorney and hopes to gain as much experience as possible while serving her articles of clerkship. Kem is driven by hard work and integrity towards a successful career.
MacRoberts Attorneys Marinda Naude
Marinda Naude

Professional Indemnity Law

mnaude@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3486
Marinda obtained the BLC and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria. She also holds a LLM from UNISA. She was admitted as an attorney on 11 February 1992 and has been involved with medical negligence cases, complaints against practitioners and the prosecution of practitioners on instructions from the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) for most of her professional life. She also held appointments as a legal official at the Law Society and HPCSA.

She joined the MacRobert medical malpractice department in 1998 where she has been focusing on HPCSA matters.
MacRoberts Attorneys Mikhaile Brookes
Mikhaile Brookes

Personal Injury Law


mbrookes@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400
Mikhaile obtained his LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2015. He is committed, dedicated and has a strong passion for practice of law.

With a keen interest in labour law and commercial litigation he has a yearning to pursue a career as a practicing attorney and firmly believes that MacRobert Attorneys will provide
him with a solid platform upon which to build his career.

 

MacRoberts Attorneys Nadine Daniels
Nadine Geswent

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts

ngeswent@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3454
Nadine obtained her LLB Law degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2013. Upon completing her studies, she worked as a legal adviser at LegalWise, dealing with various matters including labour, contract, property, civil and criminal claims. She has a profound interest in contract and property law and aspires to become a conveyancer. Nadine views working at MacRobert as a privilege and will continue to strive for excellence.
MacRoberts Attorneys Patricia Muthelo
Patricia Muthelo
Property Law

pmuthelo@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400
Patricia obtained her LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2015 and joined MacRobert Incorporated in January 2016 as a candidate attorney. During her studies, she received an award for academic excellence, was runner up of a creative writing competition within the faculty and was appointed as a student adviser at the University of Johannesburg Law Clinic. Patricia is particularly interested in corporate and commercial law and hopes to gain extensive experience and study further in these fields. She aspires to be one of the best legal minds of her time.
MacRoberts Attorneys Sibosiso Mlangeni
Sibosiso Mlangeni

Financial Recovery Law

smlangeni@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 940 6600

Sibusiso obtained his LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in 2012. In 2013, he attended the LEAD Law School at Unisa and commenced his articles of clerkship at MacRobert Incorporated in 2014. In September 2016, Sibusiso was appointed as an associate in the Financial Recoveries Department.

MacRoberts Attorneys Siyabonga Tembe
Siyabonga Tembe

Employment Law

stembe@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3400

Siyabonga obtained his BCom (Law) degree from the University of Pretoria in 2013 and his LLB and LLM (Mercantile Law) degrees from the same institution in 2014 and 2016 respectively. He joined RW Attorneys in 2014 as a candidate attorney and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in May 2016, after which he was appointed as an associate at the same firm. In 2017, Siyabonga was appointed as an associate at MacRobert Incorporated, Pretoria in the Commercial and Labour Law Departments.

MacRoberts Attorneys Tarryn Pharo
Tarryn-Leigh Pharo

Personal Injury Law


tpharo@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3508
Tarryn completed her BCom Law degree at the University of Pretoria in 2012, with majors in Accounting and Financial Management. In addition to her profound interest in commerce, she completed her LLB degree in 2014 at the University of Pretoria. She aspires to obtain additional qualifications in specialist fields such as commercial law and conveyancing. Tarryn is proud to be associated with MacRobert Attorneys, surrounded by remarkable legal minds.
MacRoberts Attorneys Tsepo Ndwedamutsu
Tsepo Nwedamutsu

Corporate & Commercial Law

tnwedamutsu@ct.macrobert.co.za
+27 (21) 464 2400
Tsepo is a second-year candidate attorney at MacRobert. He holds an LLB cum laude from the University of the Western Cape. He obtained first position in his class, was part of the Dean’s Top Achievers Programme and was on the Dean’s Merit list in both 2014 and 2015.

Tsepo is currently a member of the MacRobert’s corporate and commercial litigation department where he assists his with all aspects of commercial and tax-related litigation matters. He appears in the Magistrate’s Court and assists his team in matters conducted at a High Court level.

Tsepo also has an interest in competition, environmental and social security law.  During the course of his studies, he did part-time work at a leading tracing service provider to the South African retirement fund industry, dealing specifically with unclaimed benefits. Tsepo is also an avid rugby player.
MacRoberts Attorneys Waseem Gani
Waseem Gani

Corporate & Commercial Law

wgani@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3693
Waseem obtained his LLB degree from the University of Pretoria and completed Law School in June 2014. He began working as an article clerk at MacRobert Attorneys in July 2014, in the Corporate Litigation Department. Waseem is looking to gain extensive knowledge and experience of the law under the leadership of the directors and associates at the firm.
MacRoberts Attorneys Zania van Rooyen
Zania van Rooyen

Property Law

zvrooyen@macrobert.co.za
+27 (12) 425 3549
Zania qualified with an LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in 2003. She served her articles with O.J. Botha Attorneys and was admitted as an attorney in 2005. She is also a qualified Notary Public and Conveyancer. Zania was employed by Investec Private Bank from 2006 to 2007. For the past 10 years she was appointed as a senior associate at one of Investec’s A-panel attorneys, managing the Investec Private Bank Department and its client base. She joined the MacRobert Property Division in September 2017.
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