The firm's litigation department is spearheaded by Tershia Calien (LLB UP). Tershia Calien one of the directors of Wessels & van Zyl Inc. Ms Calien studied at the University of Pretoria and obtainded her LLB degree in 2005. She was admitted as an attorney to the High Court in 2006 and furthermore has right of appearance in the High Court. Ms Calien was employed as a Professional Assistant at Wessels & Van Zyl Attorneys in 2007 and after distinguising herself as an excellent attorney became a director of the firm Wessels & Van Zyl Incorporated in March 2008. Ms Calien has experience in the fields of commercial, company, insurance, property, criminal and family law litigation in the High and Magistrates court.