HISTORY AND STRUCTURE OF SCHUMANN VAN DEN HEEVER & SLABBERT ATTORNEYS
This legal practice was founded in 1946 by Miss. Inid Willa Schumann.
In 1950 Miss. Schumann and Mr. Nathan Golach joined forces and the Company name
was changed to Golach & Schumann, with its offices situated in the Commercial Building,
The practice expanded rapidly and in 1966 Lukie van den Heever joined the firm as a
Professional Assistant, who was subsequently appointed as a partner in 1968. The Practise moved
it's offices to the Permanent Building Society Building, Cnr. Pretoria Road and Central Avenue,
Johan Slabbert joined as a partner in 1974 and during 1994 Schumanns Incorporated was
In 1982 the Permanent Building Society moved to new offices at 12 Voortrekker Avenue,
Kempton Park and the practise then moved with the Permanent Building Society to this address.
In 1999 the practise moved to it's own building situated at 32 Kempton Road, Kempton
The firm, at present consists of 4 directors, 1 professional assistant and 1 candidate
attorneys, with over 25 staff members.
Our corporate structure allows for maximum accessibility and outstanding service. The 4
directors provide an effective support system to ensure reliable client services at all times.
The appointment of a professional assistants and 2 candidate attorneys strengthens our
work force to such an extent that we can ensure minimal delays in the areas of research
which is supported by state of the art technology and legal advisory services. Our
experienced and reliable administrative staff are finely tuned with regards to the
implementation of all administration and documentation.
Schumann Van Den Heever & Slabbert Inc. fully supports Black Economic Empowerment
and is BEE compliant.
STRUCTURE OF SERVICES AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE
The firm has a general practise active in all fields of legal work. We specialise
in offering legal services to banking institutions.
Our services include:
* High & Magistrate Court Litigation * Criminal Law
* Labour Law * Insolvency
* Conveyance * Collections
* Bonds * Notarial
* Commercial * Deceased Estates
* Trusts * Foreclosures
Schumann Van Den Heever & Slabbert Inc. are an innovative, dynamic and committed
company. We strive to offer the client exemplary legal services by establishing solid
foundations and building good relationships with our clients. Our open door policy
promotes efficiency in all our services. We also have extensive legal experience with the
Some of our unique features are our participative management style and decision-making
strategies. We believe in strategic planning, constant performance appraisal and
creating a strong corporate culture of productivity. Schumann Van Den Heever & Slabbert
Inc. have numerous successes and highlights, as is evident from our long-term client
base. We share a future vision of service expansion and service excellence.
We, pride ourselves in having a good business relationship and the close co-operation
between our clients and ourselves which bears evidence.
HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS AND THEIR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY ARE AS
Johan J Slabbbert
Commercial and contracts
High Court Litigation
High Court Litigation
Road Accident Fund Claims
Medical Negligent claim
Personal injuries claims
Insolvency and Rehabilitations
Johan Slabbert holds a B luris degree and was admitted in 1976 as an Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary
Izak Bosman holds a B luris and LLB degree and was admitted in 1988 as an Attorney
Azelle Kleinen holds a BLC and LLB degree and was admitted in 1996 as an Attorney
Jakkie Supra holds a LLB degree and was admitted in 2009 as an Attorney
Stefan du Preez that holds a LLB degree and was admitted in 2013 as an Attorney.