Machallan D’abreu was born in South African, and is fully conversant in both English and Portuguese. Machallan completed his high school career at ED-U-College High School during the 2008 academic year.
Subsequent thereto Machallan attended the University of Pretoria, where he obtained his LLB degree during 2013.Machallan commenced his employment as a Candidate Attorney, with Shapiro & Haasbroek Inc. under the guidance of Selwyn Shapiro & Leon Haasbroek.
Upon being admitted as an attorney, during May 2016, Machallan was appointed as a Professional Assistant with Shapiro & Haasbroek Inc., where Machallan is predominantly involved in High court, Reginal Court and Maintenance Court litigation.
Machallan gained vast experience, whilst serving as a Candidate Attorney and a Professional Assistant, in the employ of Shapiro & Haasbroek Inc and is fast building a reputation for himself, in family law litigation.