Estate And Trust Services
Delport van den Berg Estate & Trust Services (Pty) Ltd offers specialised services in the fields of Estate Planning, Trusts and Fiduciary Services. We believe that each client’s needs are unique and we therefore strive to create stable solutions that will ensure controlled growth for our clients and their future generations.
The division is headed by Gert van den Berg, who is widely regarded as one of the leading experts in the field of Estate Planning, Trusts and the Law of Succession. Gert spend a number of years in the office of the Master of the High Court in Bloemfontein and six years with the Trust Department of a bank. He was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa in 1985.
During the part 35 years, Gert has been in private practice, specialising in every facet of Estate Planning, Trust and the Law of Succession. In December 2000 he joined PriceWaterHouseCoopers in their Estate and Trust Division. He is co-author together with his previous partner, late Dr P.A. Olivier, of the book titled “Praktiese Boedelbeplanning” as well as co-author of an updated version of the book “Trust Law and Practice”.
He lextures on Estate Planning, Trusts and Administration of Estates at various Universities and presents seminars on these topics throughout South Africa to various institutions such as the Law Society of the Northern Provinces, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the Financial Planning Institute (FP), Financial Institutions, Trust Companies and Insurance Companies