We, the staff at Jurgens Bekker Attorneys pride ourselves in providing our clients with an all round experience by assisting them in all aspects of law. We look forward to working with you.

We, the staff at Jurgens Bekker Attorneys pride ourselves in providing our clients with an all round experience by assisting them in all aspects of law.

Our Team

Partner / Director

Jurgens Bekker

Jurgens Bekker

Partner / Director

Jurgens is the Managing Attorney of Jurgens Bekker Attorneys and is the man currently “sitting in the chair”. Jurgens was admitted as an Attorney in 1998, the year in which he founded Jurgens Bekker Attorneys. He holds BA and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch. Jurgens served articles with the firm Louw & Heyl in Roodepoort and from 1 July 1998 practiced for his own account under the name and style of Jurgens Bekker Attorneys. He specialises in general litigation, general commercial work, arbitrations as well as dealing with all aspects of Magistrate Court and High Court litigation.
Jurgens is an admitted attorney affiliated to the Law Society of the Northern Provinces as well as the Cape Law Society. Jurgens is based at our Bedfordview office.


 

jurgens@jurgensbekker.co.za
083 294 9995

 

Iréne Welling

Iréne Welling

Partner / Director

Irené Welling obtained her BA Law degree from the University of Stellenbosch and her LLB from the Rand Afrikaans University in 1994 and 1997 respectively. She joined Jurgens Bekker Attorneys in 1999. She specialises in Family Law, High Court and Magistrate Court litigation as well as Administration of Estates. She is also an accredited Mediator and has vast experience in Arbitrations and High Court trials. Irené is an admitted attorney affiliated to the Law Society of the Northern Provinces as well as the Cape Law Society. Irené heads our Family Law and Estates Department.  Irene is based at our Bedfordview office.


irene@jurgensbekker.co.za
082 495 1954

Megan Pires

Megan Pires

Partner / Director

Megan Pires obtained her LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2012. She joined the firm in 2011. She specialises in Property Law, Franchise Law, Sectional Title Law, Commercial Law, Mining Law as well as High Court and Magistrate Court litigation. Megan is the Managing Attorney of our Alberton office. Megan is an admitted attorney affiliated to the Law Society of the Northern Provinces as well as the Cape Law Society. Megan is based at our Alberton office.


megan@jurgensbekker.co.za
072 011 3670

Louis Poriazis

Louis Poriazis

Senior Associate

Louis Poriazis obtained his LLB degree and Master’s degree in Labour Law from the University of Witwatersrand in 2010 and 2014 respectively. He joined the firm in 2010. He specialises in Labour Law, Administrative Law and Mining Law as well as High Court and Magistrate Court litigation. Louis is the Managing Attorney of our Kempton Park and Howick offices and heads our Labour Law Department and is well experienced in CCMA and Labour Court matters. Louis is based at our Kempton Park and Howick offices.


louis@jurgensbekker.co.za
072 424 3177

Shelley du Plessis

Shelley du Plessis

SENIOR Associate

Shelley du Plessis obtained her BA Law and LLB degrees from the University of Stellenbosch in 2007 and 2009 respectively. She joined the firm in 2010. She specialises in High Court and Magistrate Court litigation, Family Law, Commercial Law and Debt Collection. Shelley is the Managing Attorney of our Cape Town office. Shelley is an admitted attorney affiliated to the Law Society of the Northern Provinces as well as the Cape Law Society. Shelley is based at our Cape Town office.


shelley@jurgensbekker.co.za
078 989 2957

Sebolela Mphafi

Sebolela Mphafi

Associate

Sebolela Mphafi obtained his LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2011 and his Post Graduate Diploma from the University of Johannesburg in 2013. He joined the firm in 2015. He specialises in Criminal Law, Family Law, Domestic Violence, High Court and Magistrate Court litigation. Sebolela has extensive experience in criminal matters including after-hours bail applications. Sebolela is based at our Alberton office.


sebolela@jurgensbekker.co.za
060 839 9956

Heema Amtha

Heema Amtha

Associate

Heema obtained her LLB degree from the University of Witwatersrand in 2015. She joined the firm in 2019. She specialises in Debt Collection, Estate matters as well as High Court and Magistrate Court litigation. Heema is based at our Bedfordview office.


heema@jurgensbekker.co.za
082 056 4765

Colin Isherwood

Colin Isherwood

ASSOCIATE

Colin Isherwood obtained his BCOM LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria in 2016 and 2017 respectively. He joined the firm in 2018. Colin is the Managing Attorney of our Pretoria office. He specialises in High Court and Magistrates Court litigation. Colin is based at our Pretoria office.


colin@jurgensbekker.co.za
082 308 6549

Natasha Kleynhans

Natasha Kleynhans

ASSOCIATE

Natasha Kleynhans obtained her BA LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in 2016 and 2018 respectively. She joined the firm in 2018. Natasha is the Managing Attorney of our Randburg office. She specialises in Family Law, High Court and Magistrates Court litigation. Natasha is based at our Randburg office.


natasha@jurgensbekker.co.za
084 622 4428

Lesego Makofane

Lesego Makofane

ASSOCIATE

Lesego Makofane obtained his LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2020. He joined the firm in 2019. He specialises in High Court and Magistrates Court litigation. Lesego is based at our Bedfordview office.


lesego@jurgensbekker.co.za
081 472 0160

Jared de Beer

Jared de Beer

ASSOCIATE

Jared de Beer obtained his BA LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in 2017 and 2019 respectively. He joined the firm in 2019. He specialises in High Court and Magistrates Court litigation. Jared is based at our Kempton Park and Howick offices.


jared@jurgensbekker.co.za
072 262 0529

Hanu Lombard

Hanu Lombard

ASSOCIATE

Hanu Lombard obtained his LLB degree from the University of Pretoria in 2019. He joined the firm in 2020. He specialises in High Court and Magistrates Court litigation. Hanu is based at our Pretoria office.


hanu@jurgensbekker.co.za
084 896 9548

Nic Baloyi

Nic Baloyi

ASSOCIATE

Nic Baloyi obtained his LLB degree from the University of the Free State in 2019. He joined the firm in 2022. He specialises in High Court and Magistrates Court litigation. Nic is based at our Bedfordview office.


nic@jurgensbekker.co.za
082 383 5976

Brian Phoswa

Brian Phoswa

ASSOCIATE

Brian Phoswa obtained his LLB degree from the University of Kwazulu-Natal in 2017.  He joined the firm in 2023. He specialises in High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation and Administration of Deceased Estates. Brian is the Managing Attorney of our Howick office. Brian is based at our Howick office.


brian@jurgensbekker.co.za
076 579 8315

Nadia Du Preez

Nadia Du Preez

ASSOCIATE

Nadia obtained her LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2011. She joined the firm in 2024. She specialises in Debt Collection, Estate matters as well as High Court and Magistrate Court litigation. Nadia is based at our Bedfordview office.


nadia@jurgensbekker.co.za
083 408 3485

Melissa Eichstädt

Melissa Eichstädt

ASSOCIATE

Melissa obtained her LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2020. She joined the firm in 2021. Melissa specialises in High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation.  Melissa is based at our Alberton office.


melissa@jurgensbekker.co.za
072 566 6981

Nala Dlepu

Nala Dlepu

Candidate Attorney

Nala Dlepu obtained his LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2021. He joined the firm in 2019. He currently assists Partner / Director Megan Pires in her Commercial Law practice.


nala@jurgensbekker.co.za
078 868 0813

Arnold Baloyi

Arnold Baloyi

Candidate Attorney

Arnold obtained his LLB degree from the University of the Western Cape in 2020. He joined the firm in 2021. He currently assists Associate Colin Isherwood in his Commercial Law practice. Arnold is based at our Pretoria office.


arnold@jurgensbekker.co.za
078 281 3996

Angelique Parkes

Angelique Parkes

Candidate Attorney

Angelique obtained her LLB degree from the North West University of Potchefstroom in 2021. She joined the firm in 2022. She currently assists Partner / Director Iréne Welling in her Family Law practice.


angelique@jurgensbekker.co.za
084 281 5565

Brittany Maart

Brittany Maart

Candidate Attorney

Brittany Maart obtained her LLB degree from The University of the Western Cape (UWC) in 2022.  She joined the firm in 2023. She currently assists Senior Associate Shelley Du Plessis in her law practice. Brittany is based in our Cape Town.


brittany@jurgensbekker.co.za
071 608 0130

Jazmine De Quintal

Jazmine De Quintal

Candidate Attorney

Jazmine obtained her LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2023. She joined the firm in 2024. She currently assists Partner / Director Megan Pires in her Commercial Law practice. Jazmine is based at our Alberton office.


jazmine@jurgensbekker.co.za
067 654 0797

Samara Gowrie

Samara Gowrie

Candidate Attorney

Samara obtained her LLB degree from the University of South Africa in 2022. She joined the firm in 2024. She currently assists Partner / Director Iréne Welling in her Family Law practice. Samara is based at our Bedfordview office.


samara@jurgensbekker.co.za
072 407 4403

Christine Lourens

Christine Lourens

OFFICE MANAGER

Christine Lourens joined the firm as a Senior Legal Secretary when it opened in 1998. Christine specialises in Magistrates Court and High Court litigation, commercial work, Trusts, rental collections, and the administration of properties. Christine is now our Office Manager and is based at our Bedfordview office.


christine@jurgensbekker.co.za
066 291 0887

Claudia Maytham

Claudia Maytham

Financial Manager

Claudia Maytham obtained her degree in Financial Accounting from the University of South Africa in 2017, her postgraduate diploma in Financial Accounting in 2021 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2022. She joined the firm in 2021. Claudia is our Financial Manager. Claudia is based at our Bedfordview office.


claudia@jurgensbekker.co.za
072 110 6980

Wilma Lottering

Wilma Lottering

COLLECTIONS, CORRESPONDENTS AND ESTATES MANAGER

Wilma Lottering joined the firm as a Senior Legal Secretary in 1999. She specialises in debt collections and Estate matters. She also attends to Correspondent matters. Wilma is our Collections, Correspondents and Estates Manager. Wilma is based at our Bedfordview office.


wilma@jurgensbekker.co.za
083 390 3266

Athina Economou

Athina Economou

Administrative Assistant

Athina Economou joined the firm as an Administrative Assistance in 2021. She currently assists Partner / Director Jurgens Bekker. Athina is based at our Bedfordview office.


athina@jurgensbekker.co.za
082 951 0759

Abigail van Niekerk

Abigail van Niekerk

Administrative Assistant

Abigail joined the firm in 2019 and is the firm’s Receptionist. Abigail is based at our Bedfordview office.


reception@jurgensbekker.co.za

Dumisani Sibeko

Dumisani Sibeko

Court Messenger

Dumisani Sibeko joined the firm in 2003. Dumi is the office court messenger and is also the Maintenance Manager of our Bedfordview building and vehicles.


reception@jurgensbekker.co.za

John Jutronich

John Jutronich

OPERATIONAL MANAGER: BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE

John Jutronich joined the firm as an Operational Manager in charge of Building and Maintenance in 2023. He currently oversees all the building and maintenance of Jurgens Bekker Attorneys. John is based at our Bedfordview office.


john@jurgensbekker.co.za
074 409 7752

Harry Dicks

Harry Dicks

OPERATIONAL MANAGER: VEHICLES AND MAINTENANCE

Harry Dicks joined the firm as an Operational Manager in charge of Vehicles and Maintenance in 2024. He currently attends to all the vehicles and maintenance of Jurgens Bekker Attorneys. Harry is based at our Bedfordview office.


harry@jurgensbekker.co.za
083 964 3125

Linda Ndimande

Linda Ndimande

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Linda Ndimande joined the firm as an Administrative Assistant in 2023. She currently assists our Office Manager Christine Lourens. Linda is based at our Bedfordview office.


admin@jurgensbekker.co.za

Photography by Quintin Mills.