Our Team

Mr. Ernst Serfontein (Director)

Mr. Ernst Serfontein has dedicated his life to provide outstanding legal service. He is regarded as an expert in commercial drafting and in general matters relating to contractual and company law. Mr. Serfontein is considered an authority when it comes to Sectional Title related matters as he has been intimately involved with in all aspects relating thereto since 1991. He also serves on the panel of arbitrators at the Deeds Office in Pretoria for Sectional Title related disputes. He has been an Executive Committee Member of the Pretoria Attorneys Association and has served the Community as a Commissioner in the Court for Small Claims in Pretoria for several years.

Mr Serfontein further has vast experience in providing advice and drafting of documents relating to business transactions such as the sale of businesses, sale of shares, reconstructing of companies for BEE purposes, etc. With four decades of experience in all fields of Civil Law, he can be considered one of Pretoria’s most accomplished and established lawyers.

Mr. Dian Serfontein (Director)

After completing his LLB degree through the North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Dian commenced his articles with EWS where he is currently practicing as an Attorney and head of our litigation department. Dian has a keen interest in commercial matters and is vastly experienced in general litigation including property disputes, evictions, sectional titles, corporate matters and family law. Dian has right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa and has completed short courses and seminars on inter alia the National Credit Act, Consumer Protection Act, Prevention of Illegal Eviction and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act and the Companies Act.

Mr. Ruben Kuschke (Associate)

Ruben is a committed and punctual Attorney, with a high regard for work ethic, initiative, and logic. After completing his LLB degree at the North West University’s Potchefstroom Campus in 2017 he was admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa on 19 March 2019. Ruben joined the EWS team as an Associate in July 2020. Since the start of his career, he gained a vast amount of experience in general litigation, drafting & amending of various and complex contracts, drafting of pleadings & applications; and consulting, reporting & liaising with clients. He has since gained ample experience in Commercial Law and is in the process of pursuing a Masters Degree in Law of Contracts. Ruben takes pride in adding value and delivering desirable & adequate results.

Our Specialised staff

Our specialised staff with more than 60 years’ experience, collectively, has generated the necessary qualifications and skillset to ensure that EW Serfontein & Associates has what it takes to provide services of an exceptional standard. With highly qualified litigation typists and secretaries, candidate attorneys and a general office manager our staff ensures that your legal needs are attended to professionally and effectively.