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TERBLANCHE - PISTORIUS

Ing/Inc 1994/007767/21

Prokureurs, Aktevervaardigers, Notarisse & Boedelberedderaars

Attorneys, Conveyancers, Notaries & Administrators of Estates

MEET OUR TEAM

DINAH PHETLA


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

She is our very diligent and devoted Office Administrator and relief Receptionist.  We have depended on her for the past three decades to ensure the smooth running of the office and client service.


Dinah started at our law firm in 1981.

KENNETH LEBOGAN MOTAUNG


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

Lebo is another one of our loyal office assistants whom one can always depend on.


He is also our messenger and with such a friendly personality, nothing is ever to much trouble for him.

HANNELIE STEYN


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

She is our Senior Assistant in the Estates Department. She obtained her secretarial diploma in 1979 at CARR’S Commercial College, Pretoria.


She started in August 1987 at the firm and has experience in Debt Collection, Litigation, Administration, Deceased Estates, Third Party Claims and General

Office Administration.

estates@tplaw.co.za

FAX: 086 542 0772

EMILIA VAN DER SCHYFF


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

Emilia is our Senior Assistant in the Litigation Department and assists with litigation, debt collection and commercial agreements. She obtained her national diploma in business administration from the Pretoria Technicon in 1997 and a national diploma in conveyancing practice in 2006.


She joined our firm in July 2001. She has experience in debt collection, Magistrate, Regional and High Court litigation, administration, RAF matters, conveyancing and general legal assistance.


Emilia is the personal assistant to Mr. Theo Pistorius.

collections@tplaw.co.za

NELLOUISE BEETGE


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

She is currently our Senior Office Administrator, Receptionist and Bookkeeper. She obtained her diploma in Office Management at the Technical College of South Africa in 1991 and started at Terblanche Pistorius in March 1993.


She has experience in Bookkeeping, Litigation, Debt Collections, Conveyancing, Registration of Companies and Trusts, Drawing of Wills and Administration of Estates.

accounts@tplaw.co.za

FAX: 086 614 9115

Theo Pistorius is the sole owner and Managing Director of Terblanche–Pistorius Inc. Although part of the legal profession in Middelburg since 1996, he developed his leading skills and knowledge in specialist areas of the legal practice with legal firms in Pretoria, such as Rorich Wolmarans & Lüderitz and as director at Havinga & Kruger Inc. and Mendel Cohen & Partners Inc.


Theo Pistorius completed his legal studies at the University of Pretoria in 1985 obtaining BLC and LLB degrees. In 1986 he was admitted as Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa and as an Attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa in 1989. During this time, he was appointed to the panel of Trustees and Liquidators of the Master of the Supreme Court and served as such in various estates. His experience lies in the fields of Litigation, Commercial and Corporate Law, drafting and analyses of Commercial Agreements, Personal Injury Law, Insolvency Law, Local Government Law and Property Law. He is also experienced in the fields of trade mark applications & registrations and judicial commissions.

THEO PISTORIUS

Tertiary education:

University of Pretoria

Qualifications:

BLC 1982

LLB 1985


theo@tplaw.co.za

FAX: 086 542 0769

Helgard Du Preez was the co-founder with Dries Terblanche of the original firm Terblanche and Du Preez. He matriculated at the Carolina High School and after working for the Master of the High Court, started his articles in Carolina with the well-known attorney Koos Uys. He relocated to Middelburg 1976 and was admitted as an attorney in 1981 and conveyancer 1991.

Helgard Du Preez has almost 40 years’ experience as a practicing attorney. He was in private practice for many years. His practice was incorporated with Terblanche- Pistorius Inc. from 1 May 2015. His fields of practice include Administration of Estates, Estates Planning, Drafting of Wills and Trust,Conveyancing, Civil and Commercial Litigation in the Lower and the High Courts, Insolvency Law and Medical Negligence Claims. He is also active in the organised profession and has served on the Mpumalanga attorneys Council for the past 14 years, three years of which as Chairman. He also serves on the Disciplinary and Fee Assessment Committees of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces. He also served on the committee for the establishment of a High Court in Mpumalanga constituted by the Judge President of the Northern Gauteng High Court.

HELGARD DU PREEZ

Tertiary education:

University of South Africa

Qualifications:

BProc 1980

helgard@tplaw.co.za

FAX: 086 542 0771

 ZELNA ELLIS

Zelna is our Senior Conveyancing Secretary. She obtained her Diploma in Conveyancing Practice during 2007. She joined our team during May 2009.


She attends to the transfer of properties, registration & cancellation of bonds, notarial deeds, and ante nuptial contracts in the Deeds Office.

convey@tplaw.co.za

FAX: 086 541 4080

SONJA RUTHVEN

SONJA RUTHVEN (9)

Sonja completed a secretarial course after school and then worked in a bank for several years where after she was employed in the private sector as a personal assistant.


Sonja joined Terblanche-Pistorius Inc in September 2017 and looks after the debtors and creditors of the firm.

FAX: 086 541 4080

ELSABE VAN DER LITH


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

Elsabe is the legal secretary for Helgard Du Preez. She also helps at reception and with the High Court matters.


She finished her high school in 2003 at Kanonkop High School. Elsabe has 12 years of experience in working for attorneys. She joined the Terblanche - Pistorius Inc team in December 2016. She has experience in litigation, debt collections and drawing up wills.

MIGNON DE JAGER

Mignon joined the Terblanche-Pistorius Inc team in 2018 as a candidate attorney.


Her qualifications include a LL.B degree from the North-West University of Potchefstroom.


She is currently busy completing her 2 years articles and will be admitted as an Attorney in 2020.

ca@tplaw.co.za

FAX: 086 541 4080

IRENE DO O FAUSTINO


 THEO PISTORIUS

  DRIES TERBLANCHE                           

DIANA JOHAN-LEE BENADIE

ANNEKE MINNAAR

Irene joined the Terblanche-Pistorius Inc team as a professional assistant in April 2018, after being admitted as an attorney of the High Court South Africa. Irene served as a candidate attorney in 2017 in Pretoria, before joining the firm.


Irene specifically add valuable experience in both civil and criminal litigation in The High Court, Magistrate’s and Regional Court, as well as collections. Irene obtained her B. Com Law degree in 2014 and her LL.B degree in 2016 from

the University of the Free State.

legal@tplaw.co.za

Tertiary education:

B. Com Law, LL.B

University of the Free State

debt@tplaw.co.za

litigasie@tplaw.co.za