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.
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.
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.
Wessel de Kock
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.
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.
Songezo Nyila, a Director at Snymans Inc. graduated in 2007 with an LLB Degree from the University of Johannesburg. He is an Admitted Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public. Songezo specializes in property law including Sectional Title Residential and Commercial Property Developments, Property Transfers, Legal Training, Homeowners Associations, and Body Corporate dispute resolutions at CSOS (Community Schemes Ombud Services).
With such vast experience in Real Estate, he is also currently the director managing our Fourways Branch office.
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.
Jean-Mari de Beer
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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