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About YHP

Directors

Craig McDonald

Craig McDonald

Areas of Law:

  • Residential Conveyancing
  • Commercial Conveyancing
  • Sectional Title and Township Developments

Went to school at Maritzburg College in Pietermaritzburg and graduated from the University of Natal (PMB Campus).

Did my articles at Geyser; Liebetran; Du Toit and Louw in Pietermaritzburg.

Have always been interested in property and have been buying and selling property and renting property out since early in my career and hence choosing to go into the conveyancing field.

Interested in all sport, both playing and watching.

Mohammed Bhabha

Mohammed Bhabha

  • Client Acquisition and Retention
Jacques Rheiner Schreiber

Jacques Rheiner Schreiber

Qualifications: B. Proc, LLB and ADLL (Advanced Diploma in Labour Law)

Areas of Law:

  • Commercial law & drafting of Commercial Agreements.
  • Labour Law
  • Construction and Engineering Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitrations

Matriculated at Helpmekaar Boys. Joined a local authority in Legal department with exposure to all facets of Municipal law and litigation. Joined a labour consultancy and employed by a law firm dealing with labour disputes and litigation for 9 years before joining Yammin Hammond in 2010.

Enjoy Reading and Fly Fishing.

Sandra Adriao

Sandra Adriao

Qualifications: B. Proc, LLB

Areas of Law:

  • Drafting deeds of sale
  • Commercial and residential transfers
  • Township establishment and opening of sectional title schemes
  • Extension of sections and sectional schemes
  • Subdivisions and consolidations
  • Deceased estate transfers
  • Servitudes
  • Ante-nuptial contracts
  • Notarial authentication of documents

Associates

Lian Smith

Lian Smith

Position: Admitted Attorney

Qualifications: BCom Law (Cum Laude) and LLB (Cum Laude) ; Top 5 Law Graduate (North West University)

Areas of Law:

  • Residential and Commercial Rental Law
  • Evictions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Insurance Law and Fraud Claims
  • Professional Liability Claims (construction, engineering, autobody repair and real estate)
  • Matrimonial Affairs and Family Law
  • Motor Vehicle Damages Claims
  • Negotiations, Mediations and Arbitrations
  • General Delictual Claims
  • General Magistrates’ Court and High Court Litigation
  • Debt Collection and Judgment Execution

Matriculated at Hoërskool Kempton Park in 2014. Pursued five years of legal studies at the North West University (Potchefstroom Campus), where I obtained both of my degrees Cum Laude. Commenced my articles at Yammin Hammond Inc in 2020 under the guidance of Jacques Rheiner Schreiber, where I received vast and valuable exposure to a variety of civil law, general litigation and interpretation of legislation. Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2022.

I am an avid debater and classic film-watcher. I enjoy archery.

Sanette Johnstone

Sanette Johnstone

Position: Admitted Attorney and Conveyancer

Qualifications: Holds a B.Proc Degree (Cum Laude) as well as a Certificate in Deceased Estates Practice

Areas of Law:

  • Administration of Deceased Estates
  • Conveyancing: Bonds and Bond Cancellations
  • Drafting of Wills
  • Amendment of Trusts
  • Registration of Companies

Consultants

Mark Yammin

Mark Yammin

Areas of Law:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trust Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Mediation