Our Team

Dirk Kotze

Dirk Kotze

Director

Introducing Mr. Dirk Kotze, our esteemed Senior Litigation Attorney and a true trailblazer in the realm of Public Procurement Litigation (State Tenders) and Immigration Law. With an illustrious career spanning an impressive 18 years in this specialized field, Mr. Kotze stands as a paragon of excellence and expertise.

Holding a Masters Degree in Public Procurement, his unparalleled understanding of the intricacies of public procurement law and immigration law, coupled with an unwavering commitment to achieving justice for his clients, sets Mr. Kotze apart as an exceptional attorney. His dedication to staying abreast of ever-evolving legal developments, coupled with a profound knowledge of relevant regulations and statutes, enables him to craft innovative strategies that consistently yield favorable outcomes.

Throughout his career, Mr. Kotze has tirelessly represented clients in complex and high-stakes cases, navigating the labyrinthine landscape of state tenders with finesse and precision. His exceptional track record of successful resolutions and landmark victories has earned him the trust and admiration of both clients and peers alike. In the ever-demanding arena of Public Procurement Litigation, Mr. Kotze is a beacon of legal acumen.

With him at the helm, our firm ensures that our clients receive unparalleled representation, making their challenges our own and their victories our shared triumphs. When seeking a legal champion who leaves no stone unturned, clients can confidently turn to Mr. Kotze for exceptional guidance and an unwavering commitment to justice.

Lize Marie Kotze

Lize Marie Kotze

Director

Lize Kotze completed her BCom (LL.B) degree at the University of Stellenbosch in 2009 whereafter she commenced her articles at a small firm in Durbanville. She was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2011. After a year and a half of focusing on divorces and commercial litigation, she started studying through the University of the Freestate and completed her CFP qualification in 2013. She then commenced employment as Legal and Compliance Officer at a well know Long Term Insurer and was registered as a Compliance Officer for Category I FSPs with the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (“FSCA”).

Lize was employed with the Insurer for 4 years where she was promoted to Chief Legal and Compliance Officer. She joined Dirk Kotze Attorneys as director during February 2017 and heads our Insurance and Compliance Department where she provides small to medium sized FSPs with custom made legal and compliance solutions.

Julio Sieni

Julio Sieni

Consultant

Meet Julio, an ardent litigator with a true passion for people and problem-solving. Throughout his journey, Julio’s determination to excel in both legal studies and the retail industry equipped him with invaluable skills in relating to and treating individuals from all walks of life with fairness and empathy.

Having completed his B.Com and LLB degrees, Julio embarked on his articles at a well-known medium-sized law firm in Durbanville. Later, he further honed his skills by ceding his final year of articles to another reputable medium-sized law firm in Goodwood. During these experiences, Julio had the privilege of exploring a diverse range of practice areas, and he had the opportunity to learn from two renowned litigators in South Africa, mastering the art of litigation.

Today, Julio stands proudly as an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, and in August 2020, he joined our esteemed firm. Specializing in all aspects of High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation, Julio brings his unwavering dedication and comprehensive legal expertise to serve our clients with exceptional representation and unparalleled commitment. With Julio as a valuable member of our team, we continue to deliver outstanding legal solutions to those we serve.

Lascar Scott

Lascar Scott

Associate

Lascar is a BCom (LLB) graduate and employed as an Associate at our firm. Lascar is well equipped to provide legal advice on all aspects of the law, with his main focus on Labour Law.

With a specialization in general litigation, Mr. Scott brings a wealth of legal expertise and a proven track record of success to our team. Diligent, meticulous, and dedicated, he passionately advocates for our clients, ensuring their rights and interests are protected. Whether navigating complex legal disputes or providing sound counsel, Mr. Scott’s commitment to excellence and his deep understanding of the law make him an invaluable asset to our firm. We are proud to have Mr. Lascar Scott on board, representing our commitment to delivering top-tier legal services to our clients.

JOHAN OBERHOLSTER

JOHAN OBERHOLSTER

Associate

Johan Oberholster, an accomplished Associate at our firm.

With a focus on General High Court and Magistrate’s Court Litigation, Johan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team. Known for his dedication to client advocacy and meticulous attention to detail, Johan consistently delivers results that exceed expectations.

Johan is committed to providing exceptional legal representation tailored to each client’s unique needs. With Johan by your side, you can trust that your legal matters are in capable hands.

Malik Laattoe

Malik Laattoe

Attorney: Professional Assistant

Malik is the newest addition to our team. Specializing in general civil litigation, he brings a fresh perspective and a strong commitment to achieving the best outcomes for our clients.

With a keen eye for detail and a passion for justice, Malik is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation. His expertise and dedication make him a valuable asset to our firm.