HISTORY AND STRUCTURE OF SCHUMANN VAN DEN HEEVER & SLABBERT ATTORNEYS


HISTORY



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,

Kempton Park.


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,

Kempton Park.


Johan Slabbert joined as a partner in 1974 and during 1994 Schumanns Incorporated was


founded.


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


Park.


STRUCTURE



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

banking industry.


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

FOLLOWS

Johan J Slabbbert

Izak Bosman

Commercial and contracts

Magistrate's Litigation.

Notarial

Bonds

Trust

Conveyance

Collections

Labour Law

Contracts

High Court Litigation

Azelle Kleinen

Jakkie Supra

High Court Litigation

Road Accident Fund Claims

Collections

Medical Negligent claim

Family Law

Personal injuries claims

Insolvency and Rehabilitations

Family Law

Deceased Estates

Correspondence work

Johan Slabbert holds a B luris degree and was admitted in 1976 as an Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary

Public.


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



Assisted by:



Stefan du Preez that holds a LLB degree and was admitted in 2013 as an Attorney.