Our team of professional attorneys
René Ellis joined Haasbroek & Boezaart in 1990 after obtaining the degrees B Com LL B at the University of Pretoria. After completing her articles she was offered a position as professional assistant in the Conveyancing Department. She became a director in 1995 and is presently a member of the management committee of Haasbroek & Boezaart Inc.
She attends to conveyancing matters, including the opening of township registers and sectional title registers and also to the registration of bonds and transfers for private and corporate clients, financial institutions, local governments and developers. She has specialised knowledge of transfers resulting from forced sales by sheriffs of the courts, transfers from insolvent and deceased estates and has extensive experience in working with various financial institutions.
René served as member of the property committee of the Pretoria Attorneys Association.
Wilna Mouton joined the company in 1998 as candidate attorney. She graduated with honours at the University of Pretoria with the degrees B Com and LL B (Cum Laude). Wilna was admitted as an attorney, notary and conveyancer in 2000 and appointed as a director soon thereafter.
She specialises in conveyancing and notarial contracts. She is constantly involved with the opening of township registers and sectional title registers, establishment of cluster housing schemes and the registration of notarial servitudes, transfers and bonds. She also has specialised knowledge of transfers resulting from forced sales by sheriffs of the courts, transfers from insolvent and deceased estates and has extensive experience in working with various financial institutions.
Chanel Morton dos Santos
Chanel Morton dos Santos completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria in 2010. She joined Haasbroek & Boezaart Attorneys where she served and completed her articles. She was admitted as an Attorney during 2013 and was appointed as a Director soon thereafter. She is currently involved in the conveyancing department dealing with all conveyancing matters with a special focus on sheriff transfers, properties in possession, the registration of mortgage bonds on behalf of financial institutions, transfers of immovable property for private individuals as well as insolvent transfers.
Christine Gerber served as a candidate attorney after completing her studies at the University of Pretoria in 2007. After being admitted as an attorney she was appointed as a professional assistant in 2010 and is currently involved in the litigation department where she acts on behalf of various financial institutions in High Court debt collecting and related litigation matters. She was appointed as a Director of Haasbroek & Boezaart Inc. and was also admitted as a Notary Public during 2013.
Riaan Vlotman joined the company in 2011 as a candidate attorney. He initially obtained his B Com (Law) degree from the University of Pretoria after which he also achieved his LLB degree from the same university. He went on to obtain a Master’s Degree (also from the University of Pretoria) in 2010, during which time he held a position as academic associate and then as junior lecturer in the Law of Succession in the Department of Private Law at the University of Pretoria.
Riaan is an admitted Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer and started practicing as a Director at Haasbroek & Boezaart Inc during 2013. He is involved in the conveyancing department, heading the department dealing with transfers from deceased estates. He is also involved with Commercial Law, the windingup of deceased estates, trusts and company law.
Jan van Rensburg
Jan van Rensburg was admitted as an attorney in 1971 after obtaining the degrees BA and LL B at the University of Pretoria. He completed his articles with Haasbroek & Boezaart and has practised as partner and later as director. He served as a member of the Management Committee of the company for many years until his resignation as director in 2001. He is currently a consultant.
Hein Reinecke joined Haasbroek & Boezaart in 1973 after being employed as a senior examiner in the Deeds Office. He completed his articles at Adams & Adams and was admitted in 1973 as attorney, conveyancer and notary after obtaining the degrees BA LL B. He is currently a consultant.
Hein specializes in Conveyancing and with his vast knowledge in this field assists various colleagues throughout Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Northern Province and North West Province with their conveyancing problems. Hein attends to conveyancing matters on behalf of a variety of clients, including correspondents, local governments, corporate clients and private developers and clients.
Nico Boezaart joined Haasbroek & Boezaart in 1971 as candidate attorney. He was admitted as an attorney, conveyancer and notary after obtaining the degree B Proc at the University of South Africa. He has practised as partner and later as director of Haasbroek & Boezaart Inc ever since. He obtained an MBL degree also at the University of South Africa.
Nico specializes in Commercial Law, Conveyancing and the administration of deceased estates. His academic training and his hands-on experience as chairperson of the firm’s management committee and as director of numerous companies enables him to understand the practical implications of commercial dilemmas and to find possible solutions to them.
As conveyancer he attends to conveyancing for corporate clients, local governments and individuals and is also involved in the registration of bonds on behalf of financial institutions.
Natalie Mulvaney joined the firm as a candidate attorney in 2014 after completing her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria and pursued a Master’s Degree in Trusts and Deceased Estates with the same institution, which she obtained with distinction at the end of 2015. Natalie was admitted as an attorney and Notary Public during 2016 whereafter she was appointed as professional assistant.
Lichel Helmchen joined Haasbroek & Boezaart at the end of 2015 after being employed as a junior lecturer in the Department of Private Law at the University of Pretoria. She obtained an LLB degree with distinction and thereafter an LLM degree with specialization in Private Law from the same University where she also started pursuing her doctoral degree. She completed her articles at the beginning of 2017 and was subsequently admitted as an attorney.
Johan van der Merwe
Johan Van Der Merwe joined Haasbroek & Boezaart Inc. as a candidate attorney in 2017 and was admitted as an attorney and notary public in 2018. Since then he was appointed as a professional assistant in the litigation department assisting with general High Court litigation matters.
Johan holds a LLB degree (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Constitutional Law and Interpretation from the same University.
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