There is no substitute for experience.

Chairman

Paul Katzeff
CAPE TOWN

Position
CEO
Qualifications
BA LLB (UCT)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law,
Matrimonial & Family Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue,
Trusts & Estates Law
Biography
Paul has served the company as CEO for 15 years. Whilst Paul relishes the opportunity to practice more law and to focus exclusively on the firm’s clients and new business opportunities, Paul enjoys sport and off road-biking.
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Managing Partner

Jacques Fourie
Tygervalley
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Stell),
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law,
Company & Commercial Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue
Biography
Jacques is a proud father of three children, Bella is the elder with twin brothers Hans and Thys. When he is not working, he is spending quality time with his family or juggling to find time for his many hobbies. Any excuse to escape to nature is always welcomed.
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Directors

Chris Middlebrook
Noordhoek
Qualifications
BA LLB (UCT)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Matrimonial & Family Law,
Trust & Estates Law
Biography
Chris is married with 2 children, he lives in the tranquil village of Scarborough and enjoys travelling into remote areas of Africa, the more remote, the better!
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Leon Bell
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BA LLB (Stell),
Adv. Dip. Labour Law (RAU)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Labour & Employment Law,
Insurance Law
Biography
Leon is married with 2 daughters and is a serious road and mountain bike cyclist.
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Anita Ranchod
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BA LLB (UCT),
Notary Public,
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law,
Trust & Estates Law,
Notarial Practice
Biography
Anita is a very proud mother of three young adults who are extremely career driven from studying masters in astrophysics to majoring in maths . Her interests are reading, esoteric philosophy and wellbeing, and she enjoys walks in nature.
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Brett Cotterell
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Rhodes),
LLM (UCT)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue,
Media & Entertainment Law,
Renewable Energy,
Intellectual Property,
Entertainment & Media,
Entertainment & Media,
Renewable Energy
Biography
Brett grew up in East London and is married with 2 daughters. Brett enjoys endurance sports, has completed numerous Ironman 70.3 events and is a keen swimmer and trail runner.
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Jonathan Williams
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BA (UCT) / LLB (Rhodes)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue,
Construction Law
Biography
Jonathan is married and has 2 teenage boys. One is in matric at SACS and the other is studying BComm Law at the University of Stellenbosch. He is passionate about his family, mountain biking, the bush and travelling.
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LAURA-JANE WARD
TYGERVALLEY
Qualifications
LLB (UCT),
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law
Biography
Laura-Jane is married and has two young children, Cole and Peyton. Her family is her everything! She is a self-proclaimed foodie and an absolute sucker for Dim-sum. In her free time she enjoys pilates, dancing and reading.
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Storme Heath
Noordhoek
Qualifications
LLB (UNISA),
Conveyancer,
Notary Public
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law,
Trust & Estates Law,
Notarial Practice
Biography
Storme has two young sons and lives in the beautiful suburb of Fish Hoek. Storme enjoys snorkeling and travelling.
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Carol Wiggett
Claremont
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Stell)
Notary Public,
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law,
Notarial Practice
Biography
Carol has four boys; she is passionate about hiking, reading, yoga, dancing and travel.
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Gavin Meinking
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Stell)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue,
Media & Entertainment Law,
Renewable Energy
Biography
Gavin loves an adventure - whether travelling the globe with his wife, taking his bicycle out on the road or spending time with his dogs. Gavin is the proud father of Ariella.
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Consultants

Solly Epstein
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BA LLB (Stell)
Areas of Practice
Company & Commercial Law,
Liquor Law
Biography
Solly is married with 2 sons and 2 grandsons. He is passionate about photography, red wine, music, reading and following sport.
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Arno Schipper
TYGERVALLEY
Qualifications
BA (UCT) LLB (Stell)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law
Mediation and Arbitration
Biography
Arno is a devoted husband and father of 3 kids and has a passion for developing and promoting cricket in his local community - especially for our youth.
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Frank Muggleston
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Rhodes),
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law,
Trust & Estates Law
Biography
Frank is married with three daughters and two young granddaughters; his interests are road-running, the outdoors and watching sport.
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Mike Cameron-Dow
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
Notary Public,
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Company & Commercial Law,
Trust & Estates Law,
Notarial Practice,
Maritime Law
Biography
Mike is a devoted family man with 5 children [ including our own Kim Cameron-Dow ] and 2 grandsons, he is passionate about all sport and is an avid jogger and fisherman.
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Senior Associates

Fred Visagie
Tygervalley
Qualifications
B.Proc LLB (UFS),
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law,
Matrimonial & Family Law,
Trust & Estates Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue,
Insurance Law,
Property & Developments Law
Biography
Fred is married and has one son. He enjoys the outdoors in general and is an avid sport shooter and hunter. He still plays cricket at club level and is always keen to watch a good game of Rugby!
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Dominique Wolhuter
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (Stell),
Notary Public,
Conveyancer
Areas of Practice
Property & Developments Law,
Notarial Practice
Biography
Dominique is passionate about Photography and Animals. In her free time you will find her at the local crossfit box.
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Eunice Pieterse
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (UCT)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Matrimonial & Family Law,
Trust & Estates Law
Biography
Eunice is a news enthusiast with a keen interest in human rights development. In her free time you can find her at the karate dojo or planning her next travel adventure.
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Tim Hampton
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BA LLB (Stell)
Areas of Practice
General & Commercial Litigation,
Construction Law,
Criminal Law.
Biography
Tim enjoys an active lifestyle and is passionate about travelling, surfing and trail running.
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Associates

Miles Manning
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BA LLB (Stell)

AREAS OF PRACTICE
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law,
Construction Law,
Insolvency & Business Rescue
Biography
Miles is married to Roxanne and enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities ranging from SCUBA diving to hiking.
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NICOLE THOPPAY
TYGERVALLEY
Qualifications
LLB (UKZN),
Conveyancer
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Property & Developments Law
Biography
Nicole prides herself in being open-minded and forward-thinking in all her endeavours. She believes that transparency and honest, open debate are the greatest tools to address some of the biggest issues we face as a society. Her family is the centre of her universe and her greatest weakness is her little Yorkshire Terrier named Juicy.
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Claire Daly
Cape Town
Qualifications
BCom LLB (UNISA)
Conveyancer
Notary Public
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Property & Developments Law,
Notarial Practice
Biography
Claire enjoys various outdoor activities such as hiking and weekend Parkruns. She is an avid reader and is always keen to learn new things.
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Julia Newdigate
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Stell)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
General & Commercial Litigation,
Company & Commercial Law
Biography
Julia is always eager to learn something new and to take part in new adventures. She is passionate about travelling and middle distance running.
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Matthew Schoonraad
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (UWC)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
General & Commercial Litigation,
Labour & Employment Law
Biography
Matthew enjoys nothing more than being outdoors on weekends. From hiking to cricket, and wine tasting to spelunking, he surrounds himself with like-minded people open to new and exciting experiences. He hopes to complete a major mountain peak in his lifetime.
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Tracey-Lee Lusty
Cape Town
Qualifications
BA (LLB) (UCT)
AREAS OF PRACTICE
General & Commercial Litigation,
Matrimonial & Family Law,
Trust & Estates Law
Biography
In her spare time, Tracey-Lee owns a very successful and inspirational South African health and fitness blog. As a leading South African body positive activist, Tracey-Lee has procured various sponsorships with top health and fitness brands. Tracey-Lee enjoys both legal and medical series and spends her evenings weight training at the gym.
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Tania Molteno
Tygervalley
Qualifications
BSoc Sc (UCT) LLB (UWC)
Biography
Tania is married and a mother of one son. She is very passionate about Africa, renewable energy and enjoys travelling. She relaxes and refocuses playing basketball in the local Cape Town League, and loves being involved in her local community basketball youth development programme.
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Alix Moreillon
Cape Town
Qualifications
BA (Stell) LLB (UCT)
Biography
Alix spends her free time hiking on the mountain with her two Jack Russells or planning her next SCUBA-diving adventure.
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Clinton Hamman
Cape Town
Qualifications
LLB (UWC)
Biography
Clinton enjoys an active lifestyle. He is passionate about all sports, especially rugby, cricket and boxing. On the weekend, he enjoys a range of activities including running, cooking, wine-tasting and braaiing with friends.
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Candidate Attorneys

TEBOGO DAMBUZA
Cape Town
Qualifications
BA LLB (UCT)
Biography
Tebogo is a happy person with a passion for cooking amazing food. She enjoys running (if she is not too busy eating chocolate cake). Tebogo loves watching the latest superhero movie, writing poetry that no one has ever read and will one day make her own film.
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LEE-ANNE FLYNN
TYGERVALLEY
Qualifications
LLB (UWC)
Biography
Lee-Anne is an outgoing individual, open to any new adventures. She has a love for any outdoor activities, animals and children. In her free time, she is likely to be found anywhere near the water. She loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoys hiking, swimming and reading a good book.
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SAKEENA LAGKAR
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (UWC)
Biography
Sakeena is the second eldest of six children. She has a large family but loves spending time with them as often as she can. Sakeena enjoys hiking, taking road trips and is a National Powerlifter.
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MICHAEL MSIZI MKHIZE
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (UWC) LLM (UCT)
Biography
Michael loves sports especially rugby. He is very easy to get along with, and is open minded and always willing to learn new things. Wants to make a difference in South Africa and the world!
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ZAAHIR TELADIA
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (UWC)
Biography
Zaahir is a sports fanatic - incredibly passionate about cricket, but also keenly enjoys soccer and rugby. He is family orientated and would live on the beach if he could. Zaahir also enjoys running and hopes to one day complete a full marathon.
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REEGAN DOS SANTOS
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BCom LLB (Stell)
Biography
Born and bred Capetonian, Reegan has a passion for all things outdoors - from surfing to hiking and everything in between. Before practicing law Reegan travelled to India and various other countries teaching and practicing yoga. Her other interests include singing, music production & anything to do with Sir David Attenborough
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REECE MAHARAGE
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
BCom LLB (UCT)
Biography
Reece is from Cape Town, enjoys travelling and is training for an ultra-marathon.
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AYANDA MALOTANA
CAPE TOWN
Qualifications
LLB (UWC)
Biography
Ayanda is a creative at heart, with an eye for vintage fashion. She enjoys live concerts, slam poetry and theatre shows. Ayanda is happiest when surrounded by her family, her dog named River and good soul music.
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ADELE SEGERS
TYGERVALLEY
Biography
Adele is married with three sons. She enjoys walks in nature, reading, listening to music and having fun with her boys.
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JENNEFER MACHABI
TYGERVALLEY
Biography
Jennefer is originally from Giyani in Limpopo Province and she is a former Standard Bank Property Valuer/Assessor. She is determined to inspire and be inspired by motivated leadership. She enjoys outdoor activities with her 3 children, ranging from live music concerts and reading.
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Managers

Leslie Catt – Ambrosi
Noordhoek
Claremont
Cape Town
Position
Marketing Manager
Biography
Leslie is a devoted mother of two boys who loves surfing weekends away exploring “little’’ coastal villages. She is an avid reader, wine connoisseur and collector, and is passionate about cooking.
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Japie van der Walt
CAPE TOWN
Position
Financial Manager
Biography
Japie is married and has 2 lovely daughters. He loves spending time with his family and has a passion for numbers. He enjoys a good game of rugby with a “lekker” braai.
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Natalie Groepes
CAPE TOWN
Position
HR Manager
Biography
Natalie is married and has one daughter. She loves the outdoors and spending time with friends and family. She also enjoys keeping fit, reading and volunteering her time for various social issues.
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Cindy-Lee Sylvester
Tygervalley
Position
Marketing Manager - Tygervalley
Biography
Cindy-Lee enjoys wine-tasting, board games, spending quality time with friends & family and loves the outdoors, hiking & water sports. Her rescue puppy, Blue, rules her life!
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