Our Attorneys

Our professional and highly skilled team will effectively address all your legal matters

Dr Anton De Swardt

Dr Anton De Swardt

Senior Partner

The Senior Partner is Dr Anton Deon De Swardt, B.Com (Law) LLB LLD.  He is admitted as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer and holds the Right of Appearance in the High Court of South Africa.  Dr De Swardt has been practicing as an Attorney since February 1994.

Dr De Swardt is primarily involved in public administrative and commercial law litigation.  Litigation work is conducted primarily in the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court of Appeal, the different divisions of the High Court throughout the Republic of South Africa and the Labour Appeal Court and Labour Court within the public and administrative law sphere.  Specialist municipal administrative law work includes in particular High Court interdicts relating to constitutional challenges and the validity of municipal council resolutions and general administrative acts, as well as the valuation of property within municipal jurisdictions for municipal rating purposes.  

Further professional work includes commercial litigation relating to, inter alia, companies, company directors, close corporations and their members and trusts, as well as international law litigation across foreign jurisdictions.

Mxolisi Myambo

Mxolisi Myambo

Partner

Mxolisi Adolphus Myambo, LLB, is a Partner and is admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa.  Mr Myambo has been practicing as an Attorney since 7 January 2009.  Mr Myambo has been an equity partner with a 30% interest in the Firm with effect from 1 February 2012.

Mr Myambo is primarily involved in the public administrative law sphere with particular emphasis on municipal administrative law litigation.  He also attends to forensic investigations in respect of misconduct and disciplinary proceedings against councillors and employees and dealing with all labour related matters stemming therefrom, including prosecuting and/or chairing disciplinary hearings, appeal hearings and further dispute proceedings in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils and Labour Court.

Further professional work includes commercial litigation relating to, inter alia, companies, company directors, close corporations and their members and trusts.

Janyde Maré

Janyde Maré

Professional Assistant

Janyde Forelle Maré, LLB, is a Professional Assistant and is admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa.

Ms Maré is primarily involved in the public administrative and commercial law litigation sphere in the Firm.

Francisca Setwaba

Francisca Setwaba

Professional Assistant

Francisca Isabella Chuene Setwaba, LLB, is a Professional Assistant and is admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa.

Ms Setwaba is primarily involved in the public administrative and labour law litigation sphere in the Firm.

Erik Vögel

Erik Vögel

Consultant Attorney

Frederik Wilhelm Constant Vögel, B.Proc LLM (Law of Contract) is a former Partner of the Firm, and is admitted as an Attorney with the Right of Appearance in the High Court of South Africa.  Mr Vögel has been practicing as an Attorney since 1999.  Mr Vögel is also admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister of the High Court in New Zealand, and where he worked for a period of 5 years.  He re-joined the Firm with effect from 1 October 2014 as a Consultant.

 Mr Vögel practices from an associate office, Vögel Attorneys, in Cape Town.  He primarily provides commercial advisory and litigation services within the digital-marketing industries.  He also attends to matters in the municipal administrative and labour law spheres.