Phone: 041 501 5566
Fax: 041 501 5510
Office: St George’s House, Port Elizabeth
Even at school level, Yolande excelled academically by matriculating as the dux learner of her school in the early 1990’s. Yolande went on to obtain her B.Com (Law) and B.Com (Honours) industrial relations degrees at the then University of Port Elizabeth. After graduating, she joined ABSA Trust where she administered deceased estates. During this time, she obtained her diploma in insolvency law and practice from the University of Pretoria. She then joined Meyprop Property Group where she was appointed as a property manager and was responsible for all matters pertaining to rental properties, inter alia, annual rental budgets, negotiating and drafting leases and renewal of leases.
In 2002, she joined TFMC as a property specialist and was tasked with managing Telkom’s entire rental property portfolio along the South African coast. During her time at TFMC, she obtained her LL.B degree through the University of South Africa. Yolande attended the School for Legal Practice Night School. Through this course, Yolande was recognised academically, finishing amongst the top three students in her class. She was also recognised for her leadership abilities, receiving a certificate for outstanding performance in leadership. Yolande also achieved the top overall performance in several of the course modules. During this time she also completed her conveyancing qualification.
Yolande believes in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and making time for family and friends. As part of her daily routine, Yolande makes time for swimming in order to ‘recharge her batteries’. In her downtime, she enjoys camping and hiking with her two very busy young boys. She is proud to be part of this dynamic firm with its strong social responsibility focus.
Diploma in Insolvency Law and Practice
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa
The Cape of Good Hope Law Society
Greyvensteins Givers Gain Campaign
Honours & awards:
Dux learner in matric
POWERS OF ATTORNEY – The do’s and don’ts
What you need to know about Capital Gains Tax
The role of the Conveyancer in South Africa
The Consumer Protection Act and its Effect on Lease Agreements
Protection orders in domestic violence and abuse cases