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About the Firm

Strauss De Waal  is a small firm of Attorneys located in Sandton, Johannesburg who are well equipped to offer the best legal services to businesses and private individuals. Their reputation for providing high quality, cost effective and practical solutions, exceed client expectations making them news-worthy in the Legal Society of South Africa.

From Civil Cases such as Family matters, Divorces and Liquidations to all Criminal related cases, Strauss De Waal  certainly has the legal know-how to ensure the client's best interest is carried out. With offices located in Parkmore, Sandton, they service the greater area of Johannesburg and Gauteng as a whole.

  

“We strive to deliver a high standard personal & professional service of a consistently high quality to our valued clients. With many years of experience in the legal field, we strive to ensure a favorable outcome in our client's best interest and in accordance with the South African Law System.”

 

Joe Strauss  

Senior Principal - Criminal Law 

B.Comm. LLB (RAU)


Strauss De Waal was established in Parkmore, Johannesburg in 2000 by Joe Strauss.

Joe completed his B.Comm. LLB at RAU in 1993 after which he started prosecuting for the State in 1994. Specializing in drug-related cases. He was then transferred to Johannesburg Specialized Court in 1996 dealing with murder investigations where after he was transferred to the fraud investigation unit. He resigned in 1998 when he started with articles as an attorney finishing at Livingstone Crichton Attorneys beginning of 2000.

At the end of 2000 he registered his own practice under the name of Strauss Attorneys and later joined in partnership in the year 2005 by Bianca De Waal who since subsequently left the legal profession. Today the firm still trades under the name and style of Strauss De Waal Attorneys in Parkmore, Sandton and remain as one of the top Attorney firms in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

Estelle De Swardt

Senior Associate - Civil Rights and Litigation 

B. Proc. LLB (RAU)


She completed her Articles at Glover and Associates Attorneys and was admitted as an attorney in 2000 and continued to practice for her own account in 2001. She later joined  Strauss De Waal as Senior Associate in the year 2015.

Currently she directs the Civil Litigation Division at Strauss De Waal.

*CURRENTLY NOT ADMITTED*

 

Walter Thompson 

Family Law | International Law | Civil Rights and Litigation | Corporate and Financial Law

LLB (UNISA)


International and Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law, Commercial and Securities Law, Immigration Law (Permanent Residency Visas) , Family Law and Civil Rights and Litigation

*CANDIDATE ATTORNEY*

 

Dorah Poto 

Office Manager

Commenced LLB (UNISA)

        

Dorah joined Strauss De Waal in 2000 and has been promoted to Office Manager for the firm in 2013. She is currently completing her LLB at Unisa whilst remaining as Office Administrator at Strauss De Waal Attorneys. 


 

LEGAL ADVICE | CIVIL LITIGATION | LEGAL CONTRACT DRAFTING | COMMERCIAL LAW  | PROPERTY LAW & CONVEYANCING | CONSUMER LAW | FAMILY LAW | DISPUTE RESOLUTIONS | LEGAL ASSISTANCE | CORPORATE FINANCE & FINANCE LAW  | CRIMINAL LAW | IMMIGRATION LAW | LIQUIDATIONS