Nosipo Mgojo completed her BA LLB at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and was admitted as an attorney and conveyancer in 1999, and then as a notary in 2001. She has over 13 year’s experience in property matters, and engages with property developers in all conveyancing aspects that relate to the development.
Rob Stuart-Hill completed a BA in History and Political Science as well as his LLB at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Rob was admitted as an attorney in 1996 and was made partner in 1999. He has extensive experience in Civil Litigation focusing on Commercial Property and Banking Litigation in the High Court.
Hiresen Govender’s expertise includes public sector litigation and provision of legal advice to public sector clients including parastatals, municipalities and quasi-government clients. Hiresen also deals with employment and labour issues and conducts workshops and seminars on existing and draft labour legislation.
Doc Louw graduated with BA LLB degrees from UKZN. He commenced his articles with Andries Geyser in 1977, was admitted in 1979 and became partner in 1980. Practising general litigation including matrimonial and related disputes, Doc is a former Natal rugby captain and also played for the SA Gazelles in 1976 against the All Blacks.
Lauren Maltby is both a conveyancer and notary public. She practises in a broad area of conveyancing including residential and commercial property transactions, sectional title developments, mortgage and notarial bonds, leases and servitudes, subdivisions and consolidations. Lauren has a BA LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is a past director of the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business.
Hannah Szudrawski studied a B.Com LLB at UKZN as well as a diploma in Deceased Estates Practice. She joined Venns in 1996, and has headed up the Trustee Division for the last decade. She also lectures candidate attorneys from around the province each year, in preparation for their Practice & Procedure exams.
Craig Blackmore obtained his LLB Degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal. He completed his articles in 2012 at Venns and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2013. Craig gained valuable experience working within the Litigation department but saw an opportunity to work with Mohammed and Andries in the Insolvency department.
Guy Smith is a unique attorney who has combined his legal expertise with practical experience. He started his career with Leandy Laroque in 1971 and then served his articles with Chartered Accountants Deloitte. He joined Venn Nemeth & Hart in 1980. A developer of niche residential developments,such as Prince’s Grant Golf Estate, Gowrie Farm and Garlington Estate, a property lawyer and conveyancer with over 30 years experience.
Keran Henwood attended St. Anne’s Diocesan College and then took an extended gap year overseas in the United States and the UK. Keran then returned to the UKZN to tackle her BA LLB.After completing her articles at Cox Yeats in Durban, Keran practiced maritime law before marrying a Pietermaritzburg man and moving back home.
Nida Jooste completed her LL.B in 2011 at the University of the Free State. During this time she was involved in various spheres of leadership including being Vice-President of the Student Representative Council as well as head student of the largest ladies residence on campus.
Nida specialises in general litigation, foreclosures and banking law.
Imraan Chohan is a professional assistant, in our Commercial and Public Law Division focusing on public sector litigation and drafting of commercial contracts.
Ferosa Kirsten is a professional assistant, in our Litigation Division specialising in Insolvency and general litigation.
Zandile Luthuli is a professional assistant, in our Litigation Division, she focuses on road accident fund matters.