ATTORNEYS

All our attorneys strive to deliver excellent service through efficiency and commitment to our clients.  The combined years of practice of our attorneys provide us with an advantage to resolve any legal matter which may cross our desks.  

FRANCOIS VAN DER MERWE (BOELA)

Founder and Admitted Attorney

BIO

 

I was admitted as an attorney of the high court on the 2nd November in 1982.  The will to win, the desire to succeed have been the keys to personal excellence and success. I am enthusiastic about each and every challenge that comes my way, and put heart and soul into my endeavours to solve legal problems.

 

QUALIFICATION

 

B. Proc. (RAU).

Admitted as attorney of the high court on 2 November 1982.

Elected to serve on the Germiston Attorneys Association as from 1998 to date.

Chairman of the Golden Lions Rugby Disciplinary Committee.

Member of the South African Rugby Football Union Judicial Committee 1999-2001.

Represented Transvaal Rugby Union 1976-1981 (38 games played).

Represented SA Barbarians.

Finished 3 Comrades Marathons.

 

SPECIALITY

 

Family law including divorce, children's court, maintenance, domestic violence and harassment.

Disputes relating to primary residence of minor children.

Magistrate high court litigation.

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FRANCOIS ROTHMANN

Admitted attorney

BIO

 

I obtained my LLB from the University of Johannesburg in 2014. I have always been fascinated by law and the developments that occur on a regular basis. It is one of the few professions where you never stop learning.  Boela van der Merwe attorneys has taught me that dedication, determination, desire, motivation and persistence is the key to success.  

 

QUALIFICATION

 

LLB - University of Johannesburg.

 

SPECIALITY

 

Criminal law.

Family law including divorce, children's court, maintenance, domestic violence and harassment.

Debt collection.

High Court Litigation, Magistrates Court Litigation.

Evictions, commercial and residential.

General Litgation.

Labour law.

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MADELEINE COERTZEN

Attorney, Conveyancer, Notary

BIO

 

I strive to assist a client in resolving problems as quickly and as cost effectively as possible. It brings me great satisfaction to make a difference in another person's life.

 

QUALIFICATION

 

B. PROC Cum Laude (RAU).

LUB - (RAU).

Admitted as an attorney of the high court on 15 February 2000.

Admitted as a conveyancer on 18 October 2004.

Admitted as a notary on 17 October 2005.

Received the Law Society of Transvaal prize for the best law student at RAU for 1997/1998.

 

SPECIALITY

 

Family Law.

Contracts.

Property Law.

Notarial work.

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ALEWYN JACOBUS LIEBENBERG (KOBUS)

Estate Administrator

BIO

 

At a time when people are distressed and vulnerable because a loved one has passed away, I assist to help them take control of their lives again.

 

QUALIFICATION

 

Associate Diploma of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa.

Advanced Diploma in Estate and Financial Planning of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa.

 

SPECIALITY

 

Administration of deceased estates.