My name is Lize Nel, I qualified and practiced as an Advocate of the High Court and subsequently has now added the qualification of attorney to my name as well. I specialise in all areas of Criminal law, criminal littigation and criminal trials.
I dedicate myself to fiercely protect my clients rights as entrenched in the constitution. I am proud of being highly skilled and providing effective legal solutions to any criminal law problem.
Being arrested and prosecuted is a very traumatic and stressfull process, with potentially devastating conssequences, not only on the person being arrested but also on their loved ones.
I pride myself on informing my clients and their families of every step of the way, of everything that will happen during this terrible traumatic time. Because, knowledge is power, and when you are informed and knows what will happen next it is easier to deal with the situation. Therefor I try to reassure my clients and their loved ones by explaining the process.
It does not matter where you find yourself in the process, I will help and advise you, I will represent you fiercely throughout.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
1. Affidavits and Statements:
I can accompany any person that has to make a statement or a sworn affidavit at any police station.
2. Interdicts and Protection orders:
I can assist any client to obtain the following:
A Prohibitory Interdict
A Mandatory Interdict
A Restitutionary Interdict
A Restraining order.
3. I can accompany any person when they are interrogated or questioned by the police or authorities.
4. Formal Representations:
I will do formal representations in court to try and avoid a trial where it is applicable and the matter warrants this approach.
Formal bail applications done in court
Prosecutor bail applications
Police bail applications
6. Criminal littigation
7. White collar crime
8. Drug related crime
9. Driving under influence
10. Driving related offences like speeding etc.
11. Criminal Trials, no matter where in the process you find yourself
12. Firearm related offences
13. Illegal posession of firearms and ammunition
15. Sexual harassment
17. Murder trials
18. Assault common
19. Assault GBH (Grievious Bodily Harm)
20. Police brutality
21. Police intimidation
22. Wrongfull arrest
23. Plea and Sentence agreements
24. Claims against the State and Police
25. Armed robbery
26. Sexual offences
27. Culpable homicide
28. Theft and other commercial offences
29. Criment Iniuria
31. Defamation of Character
32. Domestic violence
36. Concealment of birth
39. Armed robbery
40. Receipt of stolen goods
42. Damage to property
43. Malicious damage to property
44. Illegal entry