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Nicolene Schoeman – Louw

Areas Of Practice:
Administrative Law, Arbitration, Association Agreements, Black Empowerment, Business Law, Civil, Civil Unions, Collections, Commercial, Commercial Drafting, Company Law, Company Registrations, Construction, Consumer Law, Contracts, Conveyancing, Corporate, Credit Law, Debt Collections, Deceased Estates, Domestic Partnerships, Employee Share Incentive Schemes, Employment Law, Engineering, Estates, Evictions, High Court Practice, Immigration / Emigration, Insolvency, Insurance Law, Joint Ventures and Acquisitions , Labour Law, Leases, Liquidation, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Constitutional), Litigation (Corporate), Litigation (General), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Insurance), Mineral Law/Rights, Mining, Notary / Notaries Public, Partnership Agreements, Permenant and Temporary residence permits, Property Law, Rehabilitations, Sale of Business, Sectional Title, Sequestrations, Shareholders Agreements, Trusts, Wills
Phone Number:
Fax:
+27 (0)21 421 8913
Position:
Managing Diretcor
Years of Practice:
11
Address:
26th Floor, 1 Thibault Square, 1 Long Street, Cape Town, 8000
Region:
Western Cape / Cape Town
Area:
Cape Town
Postal Address:
P.O. Box 507, Cape Town, 8000
Qualifications:
LLB cum laude LLM (UFS) PG DIP FP (US)
History:

Mrs Nicolene Schoeman – Louw founded the firm in 2007 aged 24 and is now the Managing Director of the firm.

An admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, she is also a conveyancer, notary public and mediator with a passion for entrepreneurs and helping them reach their most ambitious goals.

She obtained her LLB degree cum laude and successfully completed her LLM degree (dissertation) in commercial law and B-BBEE at the University of the Free State. In addition, she obtained her postgraduate diploma in financial planning (CFP) at the University of Stellenbosch.

An abstract of her LLM dissertation was published in the Journal for Estate Planning in 2006 and is regularly published in De Rebus (the SA attorneys’ journal) as well as Without Prejudice and Polity.org (legalbriefs). She also writes regularly for various online publications such as Spice4Life, GoGilvah and other mainstream publications such as The Entrepreneur Magazine, Personal Finance Magazine and has a regular slot on SAfm’s The Law Report with Karen Key and RSG’s Rand en Sent.

Mrs Schoeman – Louw lectured at the University of the Free State  during her postgraduate studies and currently presents seminars and workshops on a wide range of legal topics for various organizations such as UnitedSucces, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Business, Retail and Marketing Indabas.

Mrs Schoeman – Louw has won a number of prestigious awards for her academic achievements. Among others, they include the:

  • Hofmeyr Herbstein Gihwala Inc. Prize
  • Gildenhuys van der Merwe Prize
  • Juta Prize
  • The Bobbert Medal (for obtaining her LLB degree cum laude)
  • In addition to her academic achievements, Mrs Schoeman – Louw was a finalist in the
  • Professional category of 2012’s Regional Business Achievers’ Awards (RBAA) – Western Cape and was a finalist in 2013 as CEO magazine’s Most Influential Women in Government and Business Africa.

Her professional and other affiliations include:

  • Cape Law Society (member number: 13546)
  • UnitedSucces
  • Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO)
  • Cape Town Attorneys’ Association
  • Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IODSA): 17476335
  • Xtraordinary Women (member number: XWCT008)
  • Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry (member number: 9861)
  • Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum (WECBOF)


Mrs Schoeman-Louw has enjoyed the confidence of many successful entrepreneurs (both locally and abroad) over the years and continues to do so. As a trusted advisor she has actively contributed to the successes of many businesses, helped and continues to help many entrepreneurs build lasting  legacies.

Languages:
Afrikaans, English