MEET THE TEAM

DIRECTORS

LEON LOOCK (BLC & LLB)

LEON LOOCK joined the firm in 1990. Prior to joining the firm he was employed at the Department of Justice, initially as Prosecutor and thereafter as Magistrate in the civil section of the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. He is a member of the Small Claims Court Advisory Board, Chairman of the West Rand Attorneys Association and serves on the Disciplinary Committees of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces. He attends to Civil and Commercial Law, as well as Family Law, Banking Law and Evictions.

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JACQUES TERBLANCHE (LLB)

JACQUES TERBLANCHE started at Smith Van Der Watt Inc in 2020 as an admitted Attorney, Notary & Conveyancer. In 2015 he Obtained his LLB degree at the North West University, Potchefstroom. He was later admitted as an Attorney in 2017. In 2018 he was admitted as a Conveyancer and shortly thereafter as a Notary Public. Jacques specializes in Property Law.

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ANDREW BONGANI MKHASIBE (LLB)

BONGANI MKHASIBE is an Attorney at the firm with experience gained during his period of employment at the legal department of the Local Municipality. He attends to municipal matters, client liaison, administrative legal matters, and civil litigation in both the Magistrate and High Courts.

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MRS HILDE EKSTEEN (LLB)

HILDE EKSTEEN is an Attorney at the firm and a committee member of the West Rand Attorneys Association. She focuses on civil litigation in the Magistrate Court and High Court pertaining to Family Law, Evictions, Collections, Commercial Law, Banking Law and Correspondent Matters


PERSONNEL

The company's personnel component consists of 5 attorneys and 18 secretaries. Mr Div de Villiers, Leon Loock, Mrs Lee-Ann du Toit, Mr Bongani Mkhasibe and Mrs Hilde Eksteen attend to professional matters assisted by the secretarial personnel.