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About Serfontein and Richards


Founded in 1995, Serfontein and Richards brings a legacy of excellence and personal attention to each and every client.

Dedicated and value driven, Serfontein and Richards’ strategy for success for the last 21 years remains the same: to establish long term client relationships built on trust.

Meet the Team

Antha Serfontein

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Director

Practice Areas:
Wills, Deceased Estates,Conveyancing, Property Law, Commercial Law, Antenuptial Contracts
Qualifications: B luris (UOVS)
High Court Admission as Attorney: – 1983
High Court Admission as Conveyancer: – 1991
Professional Memberships: KwaZulu-Natal Law Society


  • More about Antha:

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
    1995 to date: Director at Serfontein & Richards Inc. Currently head of CONVEYANCING DEPARTMENT.
    1994-1995: Associate at Gerrit Duvenage Inc, Richards Bay. Employed as conveyancer: Attended to opening of various sectional title registers e.g: Pelican Place, Central Village & La Michelle; opening of sectional title and township register at St Lucia; Volkskas and Saambou Bank bonds, cancellations and transfers.
    1991-1994: Associate at A.K.Ahmed in Mafikeng, Bophuthatswana. Employed as conveyancer handling all conveyancing matters including First National Bank bond instructions and cancellations.
    1989-1991: Professional assistant at Cilliers, van Tonder & Waldeck ; Hartswater, Norhern Cape: General practice.
    1986-1988: Establishes own law firm in Giyani, Gazankulu.
    1977 -1981: Journalist at Hoofstad, Pretoria.
    1975 -1976: Estates clerk: Volkskas Deceased Estates division.
    1974 -1975: State Prosecutor, Pretoria Magistrate Court.
    HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:
    Antha enjoys cooking, baking, walking and travelling in her free time.

Elmarie Richards

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Director

Practice Areas:
Wills, Deceased Estates, Conveyancing, Property Law, Antenuptial Contracts

Qualifications: B Proc (UP)
High Court Admission as Attorney: – 1990
Professional Memberships: KwaZulu-Natal Law Society


  • More about Elmarie:

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
    1995 to date: 1995 to date: Director at Serfontein & Richards Inc. Currently  head of DECEASED ESTATES department.
    1994-1995: Associate at Gerrit Duvenage Inc, Richards Bay:  General  practice: magistrate and supreme court litigation, collections, various agreements, close  corporations and estates.
    1991-1993: Moved to the United Kingdom with husband on a two year work contract.
    1990-1991: Professional assistant at Barry Katz & partners, Kempton Park: General practice: magistrate and and supreme court litigation and collections. In charge of firm’s deceased estates division.
    1987-1989: Articles of clerkship at Klagsburns Inc, Pretoria:  6 months in conveyancing department.  Articles of clerkship at D Maartens & Kie, Pretoria:  18 months in general
    HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:
    Elmarie enjoys gardening, walking in nature and reading in her free time.

Eunice Malan

About Serfontein and Richards

Associate

Practice Areas:
Conveyancing, Property Law, Establishing & registration of Servitudes, Specialising in township/sectional title registers
Qualifications: LLB (Unisa) – 2006
High Court Admission as Attorney in Supreme Court of SA:– 2006
High Court Admission as Conveyancer in Supreme Court of SA:– 2006


  • More about Eunice:

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
    2016 to date: Conveyancer at Serfontein & Richards Inc. CONVEYANCING DEPARTMENT.
    2012-2015: Conveyancer at ASAD AMEEN, Pietermaritzburg attending to opening of township\sectional title registers, estate transfers; transfers, preparing for lodgement in Deeds Office transfers, bonds and cancellations.
    2007-2011: Conveyancer at Johnston & Partners, Durban, attending to opening of township\sectional title registers, estate transfers; transfers, preparing for lodgement in Deeds Office transfers, bonds and cancellations.
    2002-2006: Conveyancing paralegal at Eastenbury & Associates Durban, attending to opening of township/sectional title registers, estate transfers and transfers.
    1983-2001: Conveyancing paralegal at Garlicke & Bousfield, Durban, attending to opening of township registers (Marburg; Lower Illovo; Esparanza and others on behalf of Illovo Sugar; estate transfers and transfers.

Darlene Naidoo

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Associate

Practice Areas:
Magistrate and High Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce Law, Commercial Contracts & Antenuptial Contracts

Qualifications: LLB (University of Zululand) – 2015
Admitted at Attorney of the High Court 2018 at KwaZulu Natal Division of the High Court of South Africa (Pietermaritzburg)


  • More about Darlene:

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
    01/04/2020 to date: Associate at Serfontein & Richards Inc. Litigation Attorney
    2019-2020: Attorney at Anand Govender and Co: General Practice: Magistrate and High Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce Law, Collection.
    2013-2015: Article Clerk at Jaap Venter Inc. eMalahleni: General Practice: Magistrate High Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce Law, Collection
    2018-2019: Attorney at GIELINK ATTORNEYS General Practice: Magistrate and High Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce Law, Collection.
    2016-2018: Article Clerk at GIELINK ATTORNEYS General Practice: Magistrate and High Court Litigation, Criminal Law, Family Law, Divorce Law, Collections.

Elzani Dickinson

About Serfontein & Richards

Associate

Practice Areas:
Conveyancing, Property law, Notarial work (including Antenuptial Contracts, Authentication of documents & Apostille) , Divorces, Wills & Deceased estates
Qualifications: LLB (University of Pretoria) – 2017
Admitted as an Attorney of the High Court: – 2020
Admitted as Notary – Ballito – 2020


  • More about Elzani:

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
    2020 to date: Attorney at Serfontein & Richards Inc.
    2018-2020: Candidate Attorney at Serfontein & Richards Inc.

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About Rebecca

Rebecca Caythen

Richards Bay
– Receptionist

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Shanita Maharaj

Conveyancing Department
– Bonds & Transfers

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Zelmarie du Plessis

Estates Department
-Deceased Estate Administration
-Deceased Estate Transfers

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Tissa De Chalain

Bookkeeping Department
– Bookkeeper

Johané Botha

Johané Botha

Conveyancing Department
– Tranfers Assistant
– Bonds Assistant
– Marketing

About Monique

Monique Dippenaar

Ballito
– Receptionist
– Conveyancing Assistant

About Barbara

Barbara Joubert

Conveyancing Department
– Transfers Assistant
– Conveyancing Assistant