Hendrik (Poffie) Conradie
Born in Ceres and matriculated at Paarl Gymnasium, Poffie studied law at the University of Stellenbosch, where he completed his BComm and LLB degrees in 1957 and 1961 respectively. He completed his articles at Silberbauers in Cape Town and was admitted as an attorney shortly after. On the 31st of October 1963, Poffie was admitted as a notary public and then as a conveyancer on the 26th of February 1964.
Since 1985, Poffie has been a member of the South African Council for Valuators and is also a valuator in terms of Section 6(1) of the Estate Act as well as a member of the South African Council for Property Evaluators.
Poffie specialises in the following fields:
- Water law
- Notarial deeds
He is married to Hettie and they have five children.
Born, raised and matriculated in Worcester, Andries proceeded to complete his B Comm and LLB degrees at the University of Stellenbosch.
Following the completion of his studies, Andries served his articles at Jan S de Villiers & Son (now Werksmans Attorneys) in Cape Town. Soon after being admitted as an attorney, conveyancer and notary public, Andries returned to Worcester and joined Conradie Inc. (then Conradie & Partners) as a professional assistant. He has been a partner since 1996. In 1994 he obtained a property valuation certificate from the University of Stellenbosch. In 1997 he obtained an advance diploma in Labour Law from the Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit (now the University of Johannesburg). He has also successfully completed the following UNISA certificate courses in commercial law, namely the Certificate in Corporate Law (NFQ 7, 2014), the Advanced Short Course in Business Rescue Practice (NFQ 8, 2015) and the Advance Corporate Law & Securities Law Course (2018).
Andries specialises in the following fields of law:
-Property law and conveyancing
-Dispute resolution, including commercial High Court litigation & mediation.
He married Tara in 1999 and they have two children.
He is an active member of the Worcester Athletics Club and has completed a number of marathons in their colours, including the Two Oceans and Comrades marathons.
Tana Du Toit
Born in Sutherland and raised in Johannesburg, Attorney and Director Tana Du Toit obtained her BA and LLB degrees from Stellenbosch University in 1991.
Tana started her legal career as a prosecutor and practiced as such in Montagu from 1993 to 1996. Following this, Tana did her articles in Worcester at the law firm De Wet & Stofberg, which was completed when she was admitted as an attorney in November 1998. While in Worcester, Tana practiced as an attorney in association with DB Davids from 1998 to 2001. 2001 also saw Tana obtain a diploma in Insolvency Law from Unisa.
After working as a professional assistant from 2001 to 2004 at Conradie Davids Attorneys, Tana joined Conradie Inc. as a director and has been admitted as an attorney with powers to appear in the High Court.
Tana obtained a diploma in Deceased Estates from Unisa in 2017, and has also become an accredited civil and divorce law mediator.
Tana specialises in the fields of:
- High Court litigation
- Divorce law, in which field she has expertise with regards to the impact of divorce proceedings on trusts
- Mediation: both civil and divorce mediation
- Road Accident Fund claims and litigation relating thereto
- Personal injury claims
In her free time, Tana enjoys hiking, pilates and reading and has been part of a book club for more than 15 years. She is a seasoned traveller and enjoys the adventure and wonder of overseas travel, as often as her budget allows!
Sarita was born in the Karoo town, Beaufort West. Her parents moved to Worcester when she was ten years old. After she matriculated, she enrolled at Stellenbosch University, where she later obtained her BA (Law) and LLB degrees. Sarita was appointed as a candidate attorney at Conradie Inc. (then Conradie Davids & Partners) in December 2007. She has been with the firm ever since and became a partner in 2014. Sarita is an admitted and practicing attorney and conveyancer. She has been continuously practicing as a conveyancer since 2013, and this is the field of law that she feels most passionate about.
Sarita specialises in the following:
Conveyancing: transfer of properties and bond registrations;
Wills, trusts and deceased estates.
Sarita spends most of her free time with her husband, Herman and their two sons. She enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes, working in the garden and going for a long walk or jog. Painting has been one of Sarita’s hobbies from a very young age, and she still loves picking up a paint brush every now and again.
John was born in Worcester and he grew up and still lives in the beautiful Hex River Valley. He matriculated at Paarl Boys High and proceeded to obtain his BSc and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch.
In 2009, after completion of his studies, John started out as a candidate attorney at Conradie Inc. After being admitted as an attorney, he was appointed as a professional assistant at the firm. In 2013 he was admitted as a conveyancer. He has been a partner at the firm since 2014.
John focuses on and has extensive knowledge of the following:
- High Court litigation
- Water law
- Correspondent matters
- Liquor licences
- Property law and conveyancing
He is married to Margaret and they have two boys and just became the parents of a baby girl.
John spends his spare time with his family and he also enjoys running. Since he started running in 2017, he has completed his first Comrades marathon in 2019. He is currently a member of the Worcester Athletics Club.
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Our team is willing and able to go the extra mile and strive for success. We provide excellent client service by communicating with our clients regularly. We are a dynamic team and we stay on top of trends and technology!