Peter is a Director and the head of our Conveyancing, Deceased Estates and Marketing Departments and joined BLC Attorneys in 2001. Peter obtained his BA and LLB degrees in 1980 and 1982 from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, and was admitted as an attorney in 1985, a Conveyancer in 1987 and a Notary Public in 1988.
Peter practices in the fields of property developments, commercial conveyancing and wills and deceased estates. Peter is also and admitted solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales and is a Committee Member of the Cape Law Society Property Committee.
Services offered by Peter:
Drafting of wills;
Liquidation and Distribution of deceased estates;
Commercial property conveyancing and general conveyancing transactions including sectional title developments;
Bond registrations and cancellations; and
Guy is the Managing Director and the head of our Liquor and Municipal Law Departments and joined BLC Attorneys in 1989.
Guy obtained his B. Juris and LLB degrees from Rhodes University in 1983 and 1985. Guy was admitted as an attorney in 1987, a conveyancer in 1992 and a notary public 1996. Guy practices in the fields of Liquor, Municipal, Property and Commercial Law.
Services offered by Guy:
Rezoning, Special Consent and Departure applications;
Removal of Title Deed conditions;
Municipal regulatory services;
Sale and restructuring of businesses and related commercial aspects;
Trust structures; and
Louis is a Director and the head of our Litigation Department and joined BLC Attorneys in 2001. Louis obtained his BProc degree from UNISA in 1986 and was admitted as an attorney in the same year.
Louis has many years’ experience in both Magistrate’s Court and High Court litigation and practices in Matrimonial Law and commercial and general litigation.
Services offered by Louis:
• Insolvency and Rehabilitation;
• Matrimonial Law; and
• Commercial and general litigation.
Sonja is a Director and the head of our Road Accident Fund Department and joined BLC Attorneys in 2009.
Sonja obtained her BProc degree from the University of Port Elizabeth in 2001. Sonja was admitted as an attorney in 2003, a notary public in 2004 and a conveyancer 2006. Sonja practices in the fields of Personal Injury Law, Conveyancing and Labour Law.
Services offered by Sonja:
• Personal Injury Law / Road Accident Fund;
• Conveyancing; and
• Labour Law.
Lizelle is a Director, specialising in all kinds of property transactions and joined BLC Attorneys in 2007. Lizelle obtained her BCom (Law) and LLB degrees in 1999 and 2001 from the University of Port Elizabeth and was admitted as an attorney in 2003, a conveyancer in 2004 and a notary public in 2008.
Lizelle plays a significant role in managing our Conveyancing Department. Lizelle also attends to prospecting and mining rights contracts, manages Enhanced Discount Benefit Schemes (EDBS) for various municipalities and projects for the Eastern Cape Department of Human Settlements.
Services offered by Lizelle:
General conveyancing including registration of sectional title schemes, property transfers, subdivisions, consolidations, bond registrations and cancellations; and
Notarial contracts, including antenuptial contracts, prospecting and mining rights.
Karen is a Director and practices in our Litigation Department and joined BLC Attorneys in 2008. Karen obtained her BProc degree from the University of Port Elizabeth in 1999.
Karen was admitted as an attorney in 2000. Karen practices in medical insurance law, professional negligence, product liability and mediation.
Services offered by Karen:
General litigation with a focus on insurance and professional indemnity related matters.
Madeleen is a Director and practices in our Litigation Department and joined BLC Attorneys in 2015. Madeleen obtained her BCom (Law) and LLB degrees in 2004 and 2006 from the University of Port Elizabeth..
Madeleen was admitted as an attorney in 2006. Madeleen practices in commercial litigation, family law and recoveries.
Services offered by Madeleen:
Business Rescue, Insolvency and Rehabilitation;
Commercial and general litigation;
Mediation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution; and
Representing creditors in insolvency investigations and business rescue proceedings.
Laurika von Allemann
Laurika is a Director and the head of our Commercial Department and joined BLC Attorneys in 2014. Laurika obtained her LLB degree from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in 2005.
Laurika was admitted to practice as an attorney, a conveyancer and a notary public in 2008. Laurika primarily practices in commercial and corporate law and she also practices as a conveyancer.
Services offered by Laurika:
Representing corporate clients in the banking and finance sectors and private and commercial real estate transactions;