AS ATTORNEYS WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING VISION
- We strive to provide the highest level of quality legal advice and services to our clients, bringing expertise, skill and energy to the solutions we offer.
- Our advice will be tailor-made for our client’s individual needs, taking into consideration the dynamics of our Legal system and our client’s expectations.
- Our advice will remain relevant, up-to-date and in step with the changes in the business-and legal environment in which our clients operate.
- To ensure that our clients receive the highest quality legal advice
- at an affordable rate
- keeping our social responsibility towards the community close to heart
- Always striving towards meeting our client’s expectations.
The values we strive to achieve, are guided by the expectations of you as client, the Constitution of South Africa, of which we are loyal servants and the cast iron integrity we expect from every employee.
You can expect the following from us:
- Swift, effective and friendly service.
- A personal approach, with legal solutions tailor-made to suit you as client.
- Integrity and confidentiality in all our dealings with you.
- Loyalty to South Africa, its people and our community.
WDT Attorneys Inc is certified as a Level 2 BEE Service Provider. We recognise the need for empowerment, upliftment and education and remain committed to these ideals in our business. Rest assured that we will not compromise on the level of service you can expect and take special care to ensure that each individual growing inside our Law firm, understands this and grows inside the culture we offer.
From humble beginnings, Thapelo Mogane started with us as Messenger, who now finds himself a valuable part of our Litigation team, while completing his formal education.
Almost 80% of our personnel are Ladies, a further contribution to empowerment of the fairer sex.
Being Lowvelders, we understand the concept of being part of a community. We are blessed with what our clients and our environment gives us on a daily basis, and we love ploughing back. The projects we are involved in include:
- House Betlehem Place of Safety.
- Food, blanket and clothing donations through various Charity organizations in our area.
- Free legal services on an ad hoc basis to people in need.
Wiekus du Toit
Wiekus Du Toit started his Legal Career in Mbombela over 41 years ago. He was the Founding Director of Du Toit-Smuts & Mathews Phosa Incorporated and grew this law firm to the largest in Mpumalanga. He remained the Senior Director until his resignation with the purpose of establishing a new legal practice.
In 2008 Wiekus decided to focus his legal practice on select clients, providing specialist service from his newly established Law firm, Wiekus du Toit Attorneys, recently re-branded to WDT ATTORNEYS. He has a reputation for being one of Mbombela’s finest Commercial Attorneys, specializing in the drafting of complicated Agreements, specialized Commercial work and Conveyancing.
Wiekus holds the following qualifications:
- A B Iur degree from the University of Pretoria in 1976;
- He is admitted as an Attorney, Notary and Conveyancer with the Right of Appearance in the High Court;
- He is also a Professional Valuer in terms of the Property Valuers Profession Act.
Lianda Wells, co-founder of Wiekus du Toit Attorneys, obtained her BCom Law and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria in 2001 and 2003 respectively. She was admitted as an Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary of the High Court of South Africa, before moving to Mbombela.
Lianda is a specialist in the field of Property Law, with particular emphasis on Property Development (Township Planning and Registration), Registration of Servitudes and Transferring of Fixed Property. She is a committed Legal Practitioner, offering absolute expertise in her fields of practice.
Leon Doyer brings a strong financial-and business emphasis to the services of our law firm. Leon obtained his BProc and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria in 1999 and 2001, before being admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa. After practicing law as a Partner at Du Toit-Smuts & Mathews Phosa Attorneys, he joined Investec Private Bank in 2008, gaining valuable commercial and financial experience.
Leon specializes in High Court Litigation, Labour Law, Commercial work, Equity and Finance Brokering and matters relating to Land Restitution. He has established strong ties with South Africa’s Banking and Finance Institutions, assisting clients in access to finance for business ventures and asset acquisition. He is a formally admitted Commercial Property Practitioner and a member of SAPOA. Having served as the CEO of the Dunn Roman group of companies, Leon gathered valuable Corporate Governance experience, which now makes up a large part of his practice.
Francois du Toit (LLB)
Ex-Tukkies graduate having acquired his LLB at Pretoria University, Francois specialises in High Court Litigation, with the Right of Appearance in the High Court. Francois has been a partner at WDT Attorneys since August 1st, 2014.
Caly obtained her LLB degree (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria in 2013 before she was admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
She practiced in Pretoria in the fields of Property – and Commercial Law, before moving to Nelspruit in 2016. Caly is currently appointed in both the Commercial – and Conveyancing Departments of the firm.
Doug obtained his BProc degree in 1995 and has practiced in partnership in KZN from 1997 for several years. He decided to venture into agriculture where after he moved to the Lowveld of Mpumalanga. Although he still actively farms, he missed being involved in the legal fraternity and has since been appointed as a Consultant.
Msizi Sifiso Dlamini
Msizi obtained his LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2012 before he was admitted as Attorney in the Kwazulu-Natal High Court in 2014. Msizi then did his articles in the Kwazulu-Natal midlands at Ngwenya & Zwane Attorneys. In 2016 he relocated to Mbombela and joined Madonsela Mthunzi Attorneys and ran their litigation department.
In January 2018 Msizi joined the litigation team at Wdt Attorneys. During his tenure as a litigant, Msizi has done a substantial amount of litigation work for government departments, and also represented various municipalities in Kwazulu-Natal and Mpumalanga.
Vusumuzi Reuben Sinky Ngcobe Nkosi
Qualified as an Attorney in 1995 and established Nkosi Attorneys & Associates in 1996. He acted as Tutor in Civil Law at UNISA from 1996 to 1997. He also lectured at Pretoria Technicon in Mercantile Law. He is a member if the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA). He was appointed as Acting Judge of the High Court in different divisions, in 2011. He is currently an Acting Judge of the South Gauteng High Court. In addition, he served as a member of various statutory boards including the Mpumalanga Liquor Authority
His fields of expertise include but are not limited to, general civil matters, business law, conveyancing, estates, labour law, cross border legal advice and he is considered to be an expert on Government Legislation, relating to all 3 spheres of Government
Sinky recently joined our firm as one of the senior directors.
The people we employ remain the backbone of our Legal practice. We strive to keep staff-turnover as low as possible, which means that our staff becomes acquainted with you, your demands and expectations. Our support staff are broadly divided in the Conveyancing-and Bond registration, Litigation, Commercial, and Will-and-Trusts departments. We look forward to having a coffee with you at our offices.
Mariette Van Niekerk
Conveyancer & Notary
Wandie Du Plessis
Estate & Trust