Leon Haasbroek matriculated from Ermelo High School after which he studied at the University of Pretoria where he obtained a B.Proc degree.
While studying part time he completed his articles of clerkship at the firm Shapiro & De Meyer Inc. Under the guidance of well-known and respected attorneys such as Mr Hentie Serfontein, Mr Louis Shapiro and Mr Olaff de Meyer, he was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1999 and has been practicing law since.
The experience gained during his articles of clerkship with Shapiro & De Meyer Inc, laid a good foundation for Leon in the Family Law field. Leon has been involved in some complex and high profile family law cases relating to divorces, maintenance as well as domestic violence matters.
Leon is one of the founding partners of the firm Shapiro & Haasbroek Inc with Selwyn Shapiro.