MacRoberts Attorneys Altus Janse van Rensburg
Altus Janse van Rensburg

Professional Indemnity Law
+27 (31)  001 8905
Altus obtained a B Comm (Accountancy) degree, as well as a BLC and LLB from the University of Pretoria. He also holds a Higher Diploma in Tax Law (RAU). Altus obtained the Insolvency Practitioners of South Africa (IPSA) certificate (cum laude) and also holds a Certificate in Medicine and Law from UNISA. He was admitted in 1994 and practiced as attorney, notary and conveyancer until he joined the Pretoria Bar during 1996.

He relocated to MacRobert in 1998 on his readmission as an attorney. His areas of expertise include cases pertaining to medical law with regards to medical work in KwaZulu-Natal.
MacRoberts Attorneys Diana Pfaff
Diana Pfaff

Professional Indemnity Law
+27 (21) 001 7876

Diana qualified with the degrees BA LLB from the University of Cape Town in 1989 and was admitted as an attorney in 1992. She practised in the fields of human rights, personal injury and insurance law, at partnership level from 1995, until joining MacRobert in 1999. Di was a director of MacRobert from 2000 until 2008, jointly heading the Cape Town medical section for some two years, and is now a consultant. Di’s areas of expertise include all aspects of medical law, especially those relating to the Health Professions Council of South Africa, inquests, civil litigation and criminal proceedings. She has presented on these topics at conferences and also lectured law graduates in personal injury law for several years.

MacRoberts Attorneys Gordon Hay
Gordon Hay

Corporate & Commercial Law
+27 (012) 425 3452
Gordon holds a B Comm LLB degree as well as a Higher Diploma in Tax Law. He was admitted as an attorney in 1973 and then joined MacRobert, where he was appointed director in 1975.

In 1995 he was elected Senior Partner and re-elected as such in 2000.

Gordon specializes in general litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution and labour law.

He has served as a member of the Executive Committee at the Pretoria Attorneys Association, as member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Society of Northern Transvaal, as director of Project Literacy and served on various other committees.

Gordon is highly respected in the corporate world for his problem-solving abilities and his expertise in the industry. He has pioneered MacRobert to evolve into one of the most advanced and respected law firms in South Africa, by aligning client needs with innovative ideas and alternate solutions to traditional approaches.
MacRoberts Attorneys Hennie van der Merwe
Hennie van der Merwe

Property Law
+27 (12) 425 3520
Hennie completed a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering before graduating with a B.Proc degree from the University of Pretoria. He joined MacRobert in 1976 and qualified as an attorney in 1978. He was appointed as a director in 1983. Hennie is a qualified conveyancer with vast experience of correspondence conveyancing and a sound understanding of problems experienced by practitioners and clients in rural areas.

With his engineering background, Hennie has a solid knowledge of computers and provides a valuable contribution to the firm and clients alike in information technology matters, specialising in the application of computerized systems in a big volume conveyancing practice
MacRoberts Attorneys Martin Ferreira
Martin Ferreira

Property Law
+27 (12) 425 3500
Martin holds a B Proc degree from the University of Pretoria and obtained practical experience in the Deeds Office before he qualified as an attorney, notary and conveyancer in 1981.  He joined MacRobert in 1987 and became a director in 1988.  Martin is well-respected in legal circles as a leading authority as far as township development, sectional title schemes and complex conveyancing and notarial work are concerned.  Martin also specializes in retirement village schemes and life rights and served on the editorial committee of the SA Deeds Journal.

He has served for many years on the Property Law Committees of the Pretoria Attorneys Association, Law Society of the Northern Provinces and more recently the Law Society of South Africa.  He has published several articles on conveyancing and property law and is actively involved in the training of candidate attorneys preparing for the conveyancing and notarial admission exams.
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