Emily joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in January 2015 and has gained experience in the following practice areas – Dispute Resolution; Trusts & Estates; and Real Estate. She was appointed as an Associate in 2017.

Emily specialises in the following areas:

  • personal estate/succession planning, including related tax considerations;
  • administration of South African and foreign deceased estates;
  • drafting/reviewing of local and offshore wills;
  • drafting and registration of antenuptial contracts;
  • legal authentication of documents;
  • drafting/reviewing of and registration/termination of family and PBO/NPO trusts;
  • institution of claims against deceased estates and the filing of objections against liquidation and distribution accounts; and
  • general advice on the above areas.


  • LLB, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Year of Admission as Attorney and Notary Public: 2017


  • Law Society of the Northern Provinces