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.

Our Services

Minors and immovable property

Property Transfers

Conventional, sectional title, divorce, deceased estate and insolvency/liquidation property transfers.

Your Trusted Partner in Residential and Commercial Property Transfers

Bond Registrations & Cancellations

Conventional, sectional title and notarial bond registrations and cancellations.

Property Blog Articles | Advice | Contractual Matters | Market News

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.

Your Trusted Partner in Residential and Commercial Property Transfers

Sectional Title Registers

Opening and registration of sectional title registers.

Your Trusted Partner in Residential and Commercial Property Transfers

Township Proclamation

Property status conversions from farmland to township.

Property Blog Articles | Advice | Contractual Matters | Market News

Property Sale Agreements

Drafting and registration contracts of sale for property transfers.

Your Trusted Partner in Residential and Commercial 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).

Your Trusted Partner in Residential and Commercial Property Transfers

Consultations

Legal counsel services for property-related matters.

Buying tenanted properties - don’t get caught out

Antenuptial Contracts

Preparation, notarising and registration of antenuptial contracts.

Our Team

Jansen Snyman

Founding Director

Jansen Snyman

Founding Director

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.

Tel : 082 453 8506

Clive Smith

Director

Clive Smith

Director

Clive currently manages the development and finance space within the firm and externally with related clients. He focuses on management, conveyancing, 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 postgraduate qualification in Sports Law. Clive, also a keen sportsman, at many levels, has extended a team-based ethos within and a network which has complemented his client base and career at and around Snymans Inc.

Tel : 082 940 4199

Stacey Barnard

Director

Stacey Barnard

Director

Stacey started at Snymans Inc. in 2011 and is currently managing the Randburg branch. 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.

Tel : 082 367 5507

Wessel de Kock

Director

Wessel de Kock

Director

Wessel studied law at the University of Pretoria where he completed his B.Comm LLB LLM (with honours) degrees spending a part of his LLM research at 3 various university law schools in the USA. Wessel also lectured on corporate law to the M&A master class at his alma mater for 8 years on a part time basis. Wessel served as a director with a corporate firm and also managed his own private practice prior to joining Snymans Inc. in the beginning of 2015. Over the past 24 years, he has built an established practice and gained vast experience in conveyancing and commercial law and now strives to add his specialised skills to the successful and dynamic team at Snymans Inc.

Tel : 082 854 7507

Glenda Nell

Director

Glenda Nell

Director

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 been a director of a law firm for 21 years heading the bonds and cancellations department for all four major banks, being a top performing attorney on their panels. She also has vast experience in all other aspects of property law. Glenda was made a Director at Snymans on 1 March 2019.

Tel : 082 938 1151

Marlene Strauss

Director

Marlene Strauss

Director

Marlene obtained her LLB degree in 2004 and is an admitted Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public. 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, notarial bonds, leases and servitudes and drafting of legal agreements. She also provides advice to clients and all role players in the conveyancing process. Marlene joined the Snymans team in 2016, managing the Cape Town Office and was appointed Director of Snymans in 2019.

Tel : 084 549 1350

Muhammad Dawood

Director

Muhammad Dawood

Director

After completing his articles at Snymans Inc in 2008, Muhammad’s career path as an Attorney and Conveyancer took him to Nedbank where he spent almost 10 years in various roles across the organisation.

His passion for holistic well-being and a people-centred focus, coupled with qualifications in life coaching and yoga, enables Muhammad to effect his purpose in getting others to be the greatest, grandest versions of themselves.

He enjoys Nature and poetry and is excited by being able to create dynamic flow out of stillness.

Tel : 074 583 4734

Jean-Mari de Beer

Associate

Jean-Mari de Beer

Associate

Jean-Mari is an admitted Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public based at the Ruimsig Office and obtained her LLM in Estate Planning 2013. Jean-Mari specialises in deceased estate transfer, divorce transfer and distressed sale transfer which include FNB Quick Sell transfers and Standard Bank Easy Sell transfer.

Tel : 082 378 4497

Anel Gous

Associate

Anel Gous

Associate

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.

Tel : 082 464 8607

Cilna Steyn

Managing Director (Snymans Inc Nelspruit)

Cilna Steyn

Managing Director (Snymans Inc Nelspruit)

Cilna completed her LLB Degree at Unisa, after which she was admitted as an Attorney in 2007. She co-founded Steyn & Steyn Attorneys, where she began to specialise in evictions. She regularly presents training sessions, where she advises groups of rental agents and private landlords on matters relating to Landlord and Tenant Disputes and broader scope Property Law related matters. She also acts on the panel of experts for the Law Society of South Africa’s Legal Education and Development. She presents seminars on behalf of LSSA: LEAD, educating attorneys nationally on eviction procedures and rental claims. She is one of the drafting attorneys of the TPN (Tenant Profile Network) Residential Lease Pack.

Cilna authored “The Landlord’s Guide – Property Rental and Eviction” in 2015 and regularly publishes articles in newspapers and peer review magazines. She also appears on television and radio, participating in discussions relating to Property Law and in particular evictions. Cilna is an author for LexisNexis on the topic of Lease and Eviction.
As the Managing Director she is dedicated to leading the Firm in accordance with our Core Values.

Tel : 072 432 7492

Nicholas Brodie

Financial Director (Snymans Inc Nelspruit)

Nicholas Brodie

Financial Director (Snymans Inc Nelspruit)

Nicholas completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Law during 2011 and obtained his postgraduate LLB Degree during 2013, he obtained both degrees from the University of Witwatersrand.
He is an admitted Attorney and was placed in the Commercial Property Department since the commencement of his Articles. He has gained exposure in a wide variety of property related matters including eviction and rental collections, pertaining to commercial, retail and industrial property. Nicholas finds great joy in complex litigation matters and regularly does appearances in the Magistrates’ and High Courts.
Nicholas joined the Firm’s management team in 2017 as the Financial Director. While heading the Commercial Department, he is dedicated to attend to the Firm’s finances as well.

Tel : 083 484 6972

Maret Carroll

Attorney

Maret Carroll

Attorney

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.

Tel : 082 826 1424

Edward Page

Attorney

Edward Page

Attorney

Edward completed his articles at Snymans Inc. in the Fourways branch. He grew up in Johannesburg and matriculated from Hoërskool Florida where after he obtained his BA Law degree and LLB at the University of Johannesburg. His main focus is currently in the bond department though he is well equipped towards all aspects of the conveyancing process.

Tel : 084 443 2006

Joy Carvalho

Attorney

Joy Carvalho

Attorney

Joy grew up in Cape Town and matriculated from Fairbarin College in 2011. Thereafter she pursued an LLB degree at the University of the Western Cape and completed her articles at a law firm in Tygervalley. Joy was admitted as an Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public in 2018 and has recently joined our Cape Town branch.

Tel : 060 574 4143

Charmaine Shange

Attorney

Charmaine Shange

Attorney

Charmaine hails from Pietermaritzburg. She previously worked in a litigation firm in KZN for a year before signing with Snymans Incorporated to gain experience in Conveyancing. She completed her degree with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg campus) in 2017. Her interests in law lie in Conveyancing and Tax law. She prides herself on getting things done with no hesitation!

Tel : 078 449 1982

Cornell Horn

Attorney

Cornell Horn

Attorney

Cornell has a bachelor’s degree majoring Political Science and Economics as well as being an admitted Attorney based in the Cape Town Office. She has a special interest in estate planning, deceased estate administration and deceased estate transfers.
Cornell has extensive customer service experience and is passionate about people believing in actively building as well as maintaining relationships.

Tel : 083 925 3733

Ratanang Motha

Attorney

Ratanang Motha

Attorney

Ratanang grew up in Soweto and completed his articles at a law firm in Rosebank. During that time he
gained invaluable experience in all aspects of the conveyancing process, and is a well-rounded individual.
He holds a BA Law degree and LLB from the University of Johannesburg and was admitted as an
Attorney in 2019. He has a keen interest in Conveyancing, especially sectional title, residential and
commercial property development. Ratanang joined our Ruimsig branch in 2020, where his main focus is
in the bonds department.

Tel : 078 201 5622

Daniella Chadinha

Candidate Attorney

Daniella Chadinha

Candidate Attorney

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.

Tel : 072 197 1596

Sicelo Blose

Candidate Attorney

Sicelo Blose

Candidate Attorney

Born and raised in Durban, KZN, Sicelo graduated with a LLB from Wits University. When not practicing law, Sicelo is a musical artist and producer, having released and published musical works on international digital platforms. His professional interests are in Conveyancing, Media and Entertainment and IP law.

Tel : 065 974 1911

Rohula Kgabu

Candidate Attorney

Rohula Kgabu

Candidate Attorney

Rohula Kgabu is currently completing her articles at Snymans Incorporated in the Randburg Office. She grew up in Limpopo and matriculated from Divine Kingdom Academy. She then went on to complete her LLB Degree at the University of the Free State.

Tel : 078 181 1291

Diana Mondlane

Candidate Attorney

Diana Mondlane

Candidate Attorney

A skilled public speaker, Diana received Full Colours for District Debating in her Grade 12 year. Diana completed her LLB degree at Wits University in 2016. Throughout her academic career, she piloted yearly student mentorship programmes aimed at improving skills in legal research, writing techniques and referencing. Her influential participation earned her great recognition amongst several skills development associations within the university. This passionate business and career woman is a Candidate Attorney at Snymans Incorporated Attorneys and is currently completing her articles.

Tel : 074 401 0202

Masetshaba Modise

Candidate Attorney

Masetshaba Modise

Candidate Attorney

Chabie joined Snymans Inc in 2018 as a candidate attorney, after previously having had worked as a legal intern in the Housing and Deceased Estates Department for Probono.Org. She completed her LLB degree with the University of South Africa in 2016. Chabie was also a Legal and Financial advisor for Legal Exchange Corporation, an insurance underwriter for Santam. Her areas of interest in law are conveyancing and commercial law.

Tel : 071 753 2175

Michael Baloyi

Candidate Attorney

Michael Baloyi

Candidate Attorney

Michael joined Snymans Inc in 2019 and is currently completing his articles in the Fourways office as a candidate attorney. He completed his LLB degree with the Nelson Mandela University in 2016. Michael has experience as a Legal and Compliance Administrator for Hollard Group risk, a specialized insurance underwriter. His areas of interest are in conveyancing, commercial law, insurance law and labour law.

Tel : 071 613 4132

Candis Swanepoel

Client Liaison Officer

Candis Swanepoel

Client Liaison Officer

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.

Tel : 083 703 4330

Liezel De Bruin

Client Liaison Officer

Liezel De Bruin

Client Liaison Officer

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.

Tel : 079 886 2092

Sam Da Costa

Client Liaison Officer

Sam Da Costa

Client Liaison Officer

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. 

Tel : 072 864 3974

Candice Beyers

Client Liaison Officer

Candice Beyers

Client Liaison Officer

Candice prides herself on providing a niche, tailor-made service for her clients based on each client’s specific needs and requirements. She believes trust is earned and is committed to nurturing, building and cementing sustainable business relationships.

Tel : 084 501 3880

Lynette Kleynhans

Client Liaison Officer

Lynette Kleynhans

Client Liaison Officer

Coming from a public relations and corporate communication background, Lynette has a successful track record in building enduring people centric business relationships. She believes that the uniqueness of each client requires a dedicated and focussed approach to fulfil their specific needs and requirements, and providing the excellent and consistent care that set Snymans Inc apart from the rest of the pack.

Tel : 082 455 4728

Chanel Snyman

Client Liaison Officer

Chanel Snyman

Client Liaison Officer

Chanel's enthusiasm has forged a successful 9 years in the sales industry. Her attention to detail and client relations is what sets her apart. Chanel has a firm belief that the success of any relationship is clear communication, and it is this standpoint that has formed the cornerstone of her success.

Tel : 082 459 3440

Lisa Lait

Client Liaison Officer

Lisa Lait

Client Liaison Officer

As a long standing client of Snymans herself, Lisa understands the intricate attention to detail that is
required to secure a successful and smooth Conveyancing transaction. Now, part of a team that
promises service excellence and professional support, Lisa harnesses her experience in property
development and communications to ensure she delivers professional advice and nurturing service
to her clients.

Tel : 083 444 8720

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