Our People

The firm currently has a total staff complement of approximately 60 personnel, consisting of attorneys, candidate attorneys, paralegals and administrative personnel.

No less than 6 of our 18 attorneys are also admitted conveyancers, while 3 are notaries. Recognising that the practice of law does not occur exclusively during usual working hours, our directors have a policy of approachability and can be reached on their mobile phones 24 hours a day.


Directors

Leon Delport
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Leon graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1990 (BProc) . He was admitted as an attorney in May 1994 and as a conveyancer in February 2002. Leon co-founded Delport van den Berg Inc. in 2002.
Francois van den Berg
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Francois graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1997 (BProc (cum laude)) and in 1998 (LLB). He completed a Diploma in Insolvency Law in 1998 as well as the course Programme in Corporate Law in 2001. He was admitted as an attorney in August 1999 and as a conveyancer in January 2000. Francois co-founded Delport van den Berg Inc. in 2002.
Vijayta Rana
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Vijayta graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2010 (BCom Law, LLB) and she completed a Cer­tificate in Commercial Law in 2015. She commenced her articles at Delport van den Berg Inc. in 2013. She was admitted as an attorney in March 2014. After her admittance as an attorney she was afforded the opportunity to work as a legal researcher in the office of the Public Protector, under guidance of Thuli Madonsela. She was appointed as a Director at Delport van den Berg Inc. on 1 March 2017.
Suria Conradie
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Suria graduated from the University of South Africa in 2004 (LLB). She was admitted as an attorney in July 2011. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in March 2009 as a candidate attorney. She obtained invaluable experience at a major financial institution during a successful career of nine years.
Eddie du Toit
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Eddie graduated from the University of South Africa in 1993 (BProc). He was admitted as an attorney in October 1994. He joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in April 2010.
Chantell Labuschagne-de Jongh
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Chantell graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2004 (BCom Law, LLB). She was admitted as an attorney in April 2006 and a conveyancer in August 2006. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. as a candidate attorney in 2005.

Senior Associates

Adele van Dyk
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Adele graduated from the University of Pretoria in 1993 (BProc (cum laude)). She was admitted as an attorney and a conveyancer in 1996 and a notary in 2006. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in March 2014.
Maryké Botha
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Maryké graduated from the North-West University in 2000 (LLB (cum laude)). She was admitted as an attorney in 2002, a conveyancer in 2003 and a notary in 2006. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in May 2014.
Marike Pienaar
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Marike graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2010 (BCom Law, LLB). She was admitted as an attorney in July 2011. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in November 2013.
Liana Kilian-Eastes
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Liana graduated from the North-West University (BA) and University of South Africa (LLB) in 2005 and 2010 respectively. She was admitted as an attorney in March 2013. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in July 2013.
Elize Potgieter
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Elize graduated from the University of the Free State in 2006 (LLB (cum laude)). She was admitted as an attorney and a conveyancer in 2008 and a notary in 2011. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in July 2015.
Gareth Shepperson
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Gareth graduated from the University of South Africa in 1996 (BProc). He completed Certificates in Advanced Tax Law in 2000 and in Business Rescue Practice in 2012. He completed the Property Development Programme in 2019 and the Property Development and Investment Course in 2019. He was admitted as an attorney in May 1997 and as a conveyancer in August 2002. He joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in May 2019.
Derek Brits
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Derek graduated from the North-West University in 2009 (LLB) and in 2011 (LLM). He completed a Higher Diploma in Corporate Law in 2014 (UJ), a Programme in Financial Management in 2015 (UNISA), a Certificate in Competition Law in 2015 (WITS) and a Higher Diploma in Tax Law in 2018 (UJ). He was admitted as an attorney in April 2013 and a notary in October 2014. He joined Delport van den Berg in October 2019.

Associates

Yolandi Smit
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Yolandi graduated from the University of North-West in 2011 (BCom Law, LLB). She was admitted as an attorney in March 2013. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in April 2015.
Reneilwe Masolo
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Reneilwe graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2012 (LLB). She was admitted as an attorney in October 2014. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in July 2017.
Xander Naudé
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Xander graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2013 (B.Sc) and University of South Africa in 2017 (LLB). He was admitted as an attorney in June 2018. He joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in March 2019.

Professional Assistants

Marcel Teles
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Marcel graduated from the University of South Africa in 2016 (LLB). She was admitted as an attorney in February 2017. She joined Delport van den Berg Inc. in 2009 and commenced with her articles in 2013.

Candidate Attorneys

Linah Marema-Oyebola
Calvin van Wyk
Krishnee Naicker