Snymans Incorporated is a group of like-minded individuals
who have come together in a shared dedication to property
At Snymans Inc., we make it our business to create lasting relationships with our clients. We don’t believe that property law can be effectively practised in boardrooms behind closed doors. That’s why you will often find us on building sites, rolling up our sleeves and getting involved.
Conventional, sectional title, divorce, deceased estate and insolvency/liquidation property transfers.
Bond Registrations & Cancellations
Conventional, sectional title and notarial bond registrations and cancellations.
Bank Attorney Panels
We are on all four Major Bank's Bond registration panels (ABSA, Standard Bank, FNB, Nedbank), and are consistently in the top 50 performing attorneys nationally. We are also on a number of commercial and private bank panels.
Sectional Title Registers
Opening and registration of sectional title registers.
Property status conversions from farmland to township.
Property Sale Agreements
Drafting and registration contracts of sale for property transfers.
Subdivisions and Consolidations
Registration of subdivisions (splitting of a parcel of land into 2 or more portions) and consolidations (joining of 2 or more portions of land into one).
Legal counsel services for property-related matters.
Preparation, notarising and registration of antenupial contracts.
Jansen specialises in property law and is wholly dedicated to providing expert advice and exceptional service to his clients. After serving articles in Bloemfontein and George, Jansen moved to Johannesburg in 1986. He became a director at a well-known law firm in 1988. In the late 80s and early 90s, he acted on behalf of the local councils of Greater Soweto in order to convert leasehold to freehold, and provide ownership of property to individual citizens.
Jansen became a founding director of Snymans Inc. in 1995. Under his guidance Snymans Inc. has become a well-established and renowned property law firm.
Richard van der Schyff
Richard has an in-depth understanding of the South African property industry. His strong social skills and professional expertise ensure that he is able to provide personalised service and advice to his clients.
Richard achieved his LLB degree at the University of Port Elizabeth in 2001. After completing his articles at a prominent Port Elizabeth law firm in 2003, he moved to Johannesburg to pursue a career in the financial services industry. Since then, he has been involved in various aspects of the property industry, enabling him to better understand our clients needs. He joined Snymans in 2013 and was appointed as a Director in 2015. Richard is an admitted attorney in both the Northern Provinces and Cape Law Societies and currently plays an active role in all the Snymans branches in Gauteng and the Western Cape.
Clive currently manages the Fourways Snymans office. He focuses on management, as well as marketing, training and arbitration activities. He is an admitted Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer.
Clive completed his studies at the University of Johannesburg, including a BA Law degree with a major in Psychology, an LLB degree and a post-graduate qualification in Sports Law. Clive also plays professional cricket, which has extended to his career at Snymans Inc.
Armand currently heads up the firm’s head office based in Mogale City, Ruimsig, where he is actively involved in production, operations, marketing and client service. His office has a staff complement of twenty people, including attorneys, paralegals, support staff and a consultant.
After matriculating at Grey College in Bloemfontein, Armand obtained his B.Com-Law and LLB degrees at the University of the Free State in 2000 and 2002 respectively. Upon completing his articles in 2003, he moved to Johannesburg. Armand was admitted as a Conveyancer and a Notary Public in 2005. He also obtained a diploma in drafting and interpreting of contracts at the University of Johannesburg in 2009.
Stacey started at Snymans Inc. in 2011 and is currently managing the Randburg branch. She is an admitted Attorney, Conveyancer and a Notary. Stacey matriculated at St Andrew’s High School in 2001, after which she completed her LLB degree at the University of Johannesburg. Stacey completed her articles at a firm in Hyde Park, Johannesburg where she obtained experience in law, including litigation, commercial law, family law and criminal law. Stacey was admitted as an Attorney in 2008, then decided to expand her work experience with an internationally recognised life and business coaching qualification. She has used these skills to implement high-level interventions on a strategic and leadership level. This experience has given her significant insights into building trusted relationships in all aspects of her career.
Wessel de Kock
Wessel joined Snymans Inc. in the beginning of 2015. Over the past 12 years, he has built an established relationship with the management team, and now strives to add his specialised skills to the successful and dynamic team at Snymans Inc.
Wessel grew up in Pretoria where he matriculated and subsequently studied, completed his articles, and was admitted as an Attorney in 1997. In 1998, he moved to Johannesburg where he worked in the corporate banking environment and returned to private practice in 2001. During this time, he also completed his LL.M in corporate law (with distinction) and spent some time in the USA. Wessel also lectured the LL.M Master Class at the University of Pretoria on a part time basis for 8 years. Since 2005 he has been serving as a director in a corporate law firm, heading up a commercial property law division and acquiring valuable experience and knowledge in property law.
Glenda Nell joined Snymans Attorneys in March 2016. She obtained her B Proc Degree 1991 and later qualified as an Attorney 1994. Her dream and passion was to qualify as a Conveyancer which she achieved in 1996 and as Notary Public in 2008. She has has been a director in a well known firm for 21 years heading the bonds and cancellations department for all four major banks including Investec Private Bank and Rand Merchant Bank, being a top performing attorney on their panels. She has vast experience in transfers, subdivisions, developments and all other aspects of property law. ￼
Jean-Mari de Beer
Jean-Mari did her articles at Snymans Inc. and was admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 2012. She is currently employed as a professional assistant at Snymans Inc. in Ruimsig. Jean-Mari grew up in Krugersdorp and matriculated from Hoërskool Noordheuwel in 2004. She obtained her B.Com Law in Business Management in 2008, LLB in 2010 and LLM in Estate Planning in 2013 from the North West University, Potchefstroom Campus.
Marlene is a practicing attorney and conveyancer with 12 years’ post admission experience. Marlene specialises in all aspects of property law, including the bond and transfer process, township developments, sectional title and share block scheme developments, subdivisions and consolidations and drafting of legal agreements. She also provides advice to clients and all role players in the conveyancing process.
Having graduated with a BA LLB from UCT, Alexa completed her articles at Cliffe Dekker Inc. and was admitted as an attorney in 2004. She went on to gain extensive experience in local and offshore property transactions, structured finance for non-residents and investments during her 10 years at Investec Private Bank. She later headed up Business Development for a leading wealth and asset manager in Cape Town before joining Snymans in 2015.
Songezo completed his LLB degree at the University of Johannesburg in 2007, and is a qualified and admitted Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public. He was also admitted in KZN in February 2013, having articled at a conveyancing firm in Pietermaritzburg, prior to which he was a Senior Examiner at the Deeds Office. Songezo is a specialist Property Attorney with experience gained in his tenure as a Legal Advisor for a JSE-listed Real Estate Investment Trust Company, together with experience as a practising Conveyancer for one of the big Durban Conveyancing Law Firms.
He specialises in, amongst others, Conventional Transfers, Estate Transfers, Sectional Title Transfers, Mortgage Bonds, Antenuptial Contracts, Notarising of documents for use overseas, legalising documents at DIRCO and various Embassies, as well as general Notarial work.
Anel obtained her B Proc degree in 1996 at the University of Pretoria and was admitted as an Attorney in 1997. She thereafter obtained her LLB degree in 2002 at the University of Pretoria.
Anel worked in the corporate and commercial environment for 13 years and was the Attorney Liaison Manager for FNB Private Lending.
Maret joined Snymans Inc in May 2016 and manages the RMB and FNB Private Wealth profile in our bonds Department. Prior to joining Snymans, she worked in a commercial banking environment, during which time she obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing.
Daniella commenced her articles at Snymans Inc. in 2015 where she started her journey to become an expert in conveyancing, alongside her fellow Snymans Inc. colleagues.
Daniella matriculated from St Catherine’s Convent in Florida in 2009. She then went on to complete her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria in 2014. She also excelled in the culture department, with her participation in debating and theatre.
Lefa is currently completing her articles at Snymans Incorporated. After growing up in Midrand and matriculating from Potchefstroom Girls High in 2009, Lefa obtained an LLB Degree from Witwatersrand and a certificate in Corporate governance from UNISA.
Edward is currently completing his articles at Snymans Inc. in the Fourways branch. He grew up in Johannesburg and matriculated from Hoërskool Florida. He then went on to complete his BA Law degree and LLB at the University of Johannesburg.
Candis has been actively involved in the property industry for the past 20 years. She believes in building long-term relationships in order to understand and cater to her clients’ individual needs. She has extensive experience in bridging finance, bond origination and conveyancing, which has afforded her a well-rounded understanding of the property industry.
Liezel De Bruin
Liezel has been a part of the Snymans team for more than seven years. She is responsible for organising events, functions and a wide range of other marketing activities.
With extensive experience in sales and marketing in the financial, insurance and motor industries, she adds value to Snymans’ customers and business partners across a wide spectrum of activities. Liezel also has an intimate knowledge of the local property, banking and conveyancing landscape.
Sam Da Costa
Sam comes from a sales and marketing background in the FMCG industry and believes that nurturing each individual relationship uniquely, results in gain of trust and long-term business relationships.
With a passion in marketing and her strong interpersonal skills, she aims to give her clients a niché and tailor made service.
Sam is proud to represent such a reputable and dynamic firm that consists of an energetic culture, one that thrives to always offer a high level of professionalism and service excellence.
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