Glyn Williams was admitted to practise in 1988, and is also an admitted attorney in Zimbabwe and Lesotho. He has worked for legal firms in London and Bedford in the UK. Glyn Williams was admitted to practise in 1988, and is also an admitted attorney in Zimbabwe and Lesotho. He has worked for legal firms in London and Bedford in the UK.Glyn Williams was admitted to practise in 1988, and is also an admitted attorney in Zimbabwe and
Glyn practises in the fields of Commercial and Property Law, Estate Planning and Trusts, Administrative and Environmental Law, Labour Law, Human Rights and Constitutional Law. Glyn has valuable experience in all forms of litigation related to these areas of law. Glyn also serves on the TOKISO Dispute Settlement Arbitration Panel.
B.Iuris. (UNISA) B.Proc (University of Pretoria)
Fiona Bester was admitted to practise in 1990. Prior to joining Chennells Albertyn, Fiona was the Director of Fiona Viviers Inc. in KwaZulu Natal. Fiona Bester was admitted to practise in 1990. Prior to joining Chennells Albertyn, Fiona was the Director of Fiona Viviers Inc. in KwaZulu Natal.Fiona Bester was admitted to practise in 1990. Prior to joining Chennells Albertyn, Fiona was the Director of Fiona Viviers Inc. in KwaZulu Natal.
Fiona practises in the fields of Civil Litigation, Labour Law, Family Law and Divorce, Landlord and Tenant Disputes, Road Accident Fund claims, Land Reform, Estate Planning and Trusts. Fiona is experienced in all forms of litigation and takes a keen interest in developing the legal skills of junior staff. Fiona also serves on the Legal Service Panel for the Land Rights Management Facility of the Department of Rural Development & Land Reform.
B.A. (University of Witwatersrand) LL.B. (University of Cape Town)
Lene Macnab was admitted to practise in 2011. Prior to joining Chennells Albertyn, Lene worked for 15 years in Human Resource Management for a major South African Bank.
Lene practises in the fields of Civil Litigation arising from Private and Commercial Disputes, including Tenant and Landlord Disputes, drafting Commercial Agreements, Labour Law, Estate Planning and Administration of Deceased Estates. Lene also serves on the Legal Service Panel for the Land Rights Management Facility of the Department of Rural Development & Land Reform.
MJ VAN VUUREN
LL.B (University of Stellenbosch)
M.J. van Vuuren was admitted to practice in 2017. Prior to joining Chennells Albertyn, M.J. worked at the Stellenbosch University Legal Aid Clinic. M.J. practises in the fields of Civil Litigation, drafting of Contracts, Labour Law, and Criminal Defence.
Before pursuing a legal career, M.J. obtained his Master’s Degree in Physiological Sciences, as well as a Diploma in Biotechnology Entrepreneurship. He is especially interested in assisting businesses and entrepreneurs operating in the field of science and technology.
PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANT & CONVEYANCER
B.A. LL.B. (University of Stellenbosch) HDIP in Advanced Taxation (UNISA)
Robert Louw is admitted to practice as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer.Robert is employed as the Conveyancer and Notary in the firm’s Property Law Department.
Based in Stellenbosch, he has practised generally in the field of Human Rights since 1980, specialising in issues relating to Land, Labour, Farm Workers and Conflict resolution, Arbitration and Mediation. Since the early 1990’s Roger has represented the San people of Southern Africa in achieving Land Tenure, obtaining Cultural and Heritage recognition on a National and International level and the protection of the Intellectual Property Rights of Indigenous People. The rights of Indigenous Peoples has become one of his areas of interest, including teaching “Earth Jurisprudence” which is a form of environmental legal philosophy.
B.Proc (University of Western Cape)
LLM (University of Arizona & Loyola University, Chicago)
Lesle Jansen is Director of Natural Justice’s Cape Town Hub on Governance of Lands & Natural Resources. She is also a consultant to Chennells Albertyn. She is an African indigenous lawyer from South Africa.
William is a Panelist with TOKISO Dispute Settlement and also serves as a mediator and arbitrator on a number of public and private sector Bargaining Councils.
William was trained and accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) (UK) as a Commercial Mediator in 2007 and is also an accredited mediator with Conflict Dynamics where he is also part of their Training Faculty.
William’s main area of interest and focus is in negotiation, mediation and workplace transformation and change. He has facilitated Strategic Planning Sessions, Relationship Building Interventions, Diversity Workshops and Training Interventions both nationally and internationally for Companies, Trade Unions, Government, NGO’s and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
William also teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution at a number of South African Universities.