People and practices

December 1st, 2017

Compiled by Shireen Mahomed

100th anniversary

 Erasmus Jooste celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. The firm was established in 1917 by a local attorney, Erasmus Jooste. Since the opening of the firm by Erasmus Jooste there have been 17 partners that have come and gone and today Piet Scholtz is at the helm of the firm. The firm is currently practising in association with Esme Coetzer and has offices in Orkney and Klerksdorp.

Current director, Piet Scholtz (front row, seated third from left), along with former professional personnel.

Jurgens Bekker Attorneys in Alberton has two new appointments.

Megan van der Merwe has been appointed as the managing associate.

Sheralyn Pieterse has been appointed as a junior associate.

Guthrie Colananni Attorneys in Cape Town has two new appointments.

Portia Manzini has been appointed as a partner in the commercial litigation department.

Melissa Webb has been appointed as a partner and she heads the conveyancing department in the residential, industrial and commercial transfers.

Sefalafala Inc has two new appointments.

Tumelo Lenyai has been appointed as an associate in Johannesburg.

Kamogelo Maleka has been appointed as an associate in Polokwane.

 FourieFismer Inc in Pretoria has appointed four new directors.

Front, from left: Dawie Bekker and Bernard Bahlmann. Back, from left: Abby Ntimbana and Louis Fourie.

Stegmanns Inc in Pretoria has appointed Stella Zondi in the general litigation, family and labour law department.


This article was first published in De Rebus in 2017 (Dec) DR 23.