OUR PEOPLE

Blakes Maphanga employs a team of experienced professionals who have in-depth expertise in the corporate and commercial field. Quality and professionalism are aspects that Blakes Maphanga has focused on since it commenced business, and our team is highly motivated and commited to our vision and values. Our staff complement includes a cross-section of people, of colour, creed, religion and race which is truly representative of South African society and underlines our culture of diversity. Our team’s success, dedication and expert knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to property, conveyancing, debt collection and the fields of corporate and commercial law has resulted in our being appointed to the panels of leading South African corporate institutions, who prefer to do business with a dynamic and reliable team. We are proud of our good relations with these business sectors and of our efficient litigation and commercial track records.

DIRECTORS

Feyoena Hammann Fockema

Feyoena obtained her BA Law degree in 1985 and her LLB in 1987, both at the University of Stellenbosch.

Feyoena completed her articles at Hofmeyr Inc, now known as Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and was admitted as Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer in 1990.

Feyoena joined Blakes in 1992 and became a director in 1995. She specialises in all aspects of property law and conveyancing, in the commercial, industrial and residential markets. Further experience in township establishment and sectional title registers.

Lindie Theunissen

Lindie studied at the University of Pretoria and graduated with an LLB in 2002. She further went on to complete her LLM at the University of South Africa in 2004.

She completed her articles at Snyman de Jager and was admitted as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer in 2003. Lindie joined Blakes in the conveyancing department in 2003 but later moved to the Banking and Collections department.

Lindie became a director in 2016 and she  is a Notary, Conveyancer and specialises in Insurance and Banking Law.

Neermala Ajodha
Neermala’s Qualifications include: B IURIS, P PROC, Associate Arbitrator AFSA, Court Annexed Mediator, Divorce Mediator and Aspirant Judge Training in 2017.

Neermala did her articles of clerkship at Norman Bester and was admitted as an attorney in 2002 with Right of Appearance in the High Court.

Neermala joined Blakes in 2008 and became a director in 2009

Neermala specialises in MVA – High Court Litigation, Divorce mediation and
Court annexed mediation.

Eugene Meyer
Eugene obtained his B Com Law degree in 1991 and his LLB in 1994, both obtained from Rand Afrikaans University.

Eugene did his articles of clerkship at Blakes Incororporated in 1995 and was admitted as an attorney at Blakes Maphanga in 1997.

In 2002 Eugene became a director at Blakes Maphanga.

Eugene’s specialities include Insurance law and motor vehicle collisions.

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Andile Mfeka
Kristine White
Vikara Kistnasamy
Caitlin Tangeny
Suhail Hoosen
Kerry Bundy-Palmer

B-BBEE CREDENTIALS

Blakes Maphanga has long been committed to employment equity through affirmative action, and we have implemented positive measures to rebalance the employment equity scorecard. We can proudly say we are a level two B-BBEE contributor.