Meet the  Team

Our ASSOCIATES

GERDA VAN SCHALKWYK LLB LLM

GERDA VAN SCHALKWYK LLB LLM
Senior Associate
gerda@vdslaw.co.za

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Gerda van Schalkwyk obtained her LLB degree in 2006 and LLM degree in 2008 from the University of Stellenbosch. She completed her articles at the firm in 2010 and was admitted as an attorney in 2010 and conveyancer and notary in 2013. She practices in High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation, as well as the administration of estates.
TASLEEMA RINQUEST LLB

TASLEEMA RINQUEST LLB
Senior Associate
tasleema@vdslaw.co.za

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TASLEEMA RINQUEST LLB

INA VENTER LLB
Senior Associate
ina@vdslaw.co.za

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Ina Venter obtained her LLB in 2003 through the UOFS and was admitted as a Conveyancer in 2006 and a Notary in 2008.
Ina focuses on property transfers and property law and is based at our King William’s Town branch.

SHANO MACRIS BA LLB
Associate
shanom@vdslaw.co.za

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Shano Macris completed his BA (Law) degree and LLB degree at the University of Stellenbosch in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2017 and as a Notary Public and Conveyancer in 2018. He joined VanderSpuy Cape Town in 2019 as an associate and assists Charles van Breda in the Commercial Litigation Department. Their department specializes in commercial litigation in both the High Court and Magistrates’ Court. Shano also specializes in credit and consumer law as well as general litigation.
ANDREW BRASINGTON LLB LLM

ANDREW BRASINGTON LLB LLM
Associate
andrew@vdslaw.co.za

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Andrew joined VanderSpuy as a Candidate Attorney in 2017 and after his 2019 admission, was retained as an Associate.
Specialising in litigation and dispute resolution, he provides legal advice to and acts for a number of clients in litigious and non-litigious matters relating to commercial, personal injury and third party claims.
ANDREW BRASINGTON LLB LLM

TANYA RHEEDERS BSocSci LLB 
Associate
tanyar@vdslaw.co.za

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Tanya Rheeders obtained her Bachelor of Social Science degree in 2005 and her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Fort Hare, East London in 2008. She was admitted as an attorney in 2010 and specialised in labour law and in 2021 was admitted as a Conveyancer and is based at our King William’s Town branch.

MARIKE KRAUSE B COMM LLB
Associate
marike@vdslaw.co.za

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Marike Krause completed both her BComm (Law) and LLB degrees at the University of Stellenbosch. In 2019, she started working at VanderSpuy as a Candidate Attorney. She was admitted as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer in 2021, whereafter she joined the firm’s property law department as a Junior Associate.

ZANDRI FOURIE B COMM LLB
Associate
zandri@vdslaw.co.za

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Zandri Fourie obtained her BComm (Law) and LLB degrees in 2015 and 2017 from the University of Stellenbosch. She joined VanderSpuy as a Candidate Attorney in 2018 and was admitted as a Legal Practitioner (Attorney) of the High Court of South Africa in 2020. As an associate she assists Paula Neethling and Martinette Meyer with various Commercial Law matters.