OUR PEOPLE

LindsayKeller is a diverse firm. Our partners are accomplished legal practitioners who provide leadership to the firm and contribute to the insurance and other fields of law.

DANIE WEIDEMAN

B.Com, LLB (University of Johannesburg), Diploma: Labour Law, CD/ACDS accredited Mediator

Danie Weideman is the senior partner of LindsayKeller. He is a leading expert in the field of personal injury and liability claims.

Danie has contributed to shaping the law in this field through his involvement in numerous reported Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and High Court cases. He consults to other legal practices on complex local and international claims and has lectured on the subject to the Road Accident Fund, insurance companies and medical aids.

Danie excelled from the start of his legal career. He joined LindsayKeller as a clerk in 1987 and achieved the second highest score in the attorney admission examinations in the former Transvaal in 1989. He was admitted as an attorney in 1990 and only one year later, on 1 March 1991, he became the youngest equity partner in the history of LindsayKeller.

In 1993, he assumed the role of head of LindsayKeller’s insurance department. Danie went on to become Managing Partner of the firm in 1996 and served in this role for ten years. He was elected as Senior Partner in 2008 and still serves in this position.

Danie holds a B.Com (Economics) and LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg and a postgraduate diploma in Labour Law (cum laude). He is also an internationally qualified mediator accredited by the CD/ACDS and CEDR.

Danie is active in his community in a number of ways, including serving as chairman of the council of his local church.

SANNIE NCUBE

B.Iuris, LLB (University of Limpopo), Diploma: Corporate Law (University of Johannesburg), Postgraduate diploma: Drafting and interpretation of contracts

Sannie Ncube is the Managing Partner of LindsayKeller Attorneys. She reached this high-ranking position at the firm in March 2017, after qualifying as an attorney with LindsayKeller in 2007 and serving the firm in various roles, including professional assistant and partner.

Sannie is a leading expert in personal injury claims. She has concentrated on this field during her 12 years at LindsayKeller. She has served the Road Accident Fund in positions ranging from claims assistant and senior claims handler to acting head of the Claims Department. She has extensive experience in handling high-value matters.

Sannie also offers expertise in conveyancing, notarial work, and drafting and interpreting contracts.

Sannie holds a B.Iuris and LLB degree from the University of Limpopo, a diploma in Corporate Law and a postgraduate diploma in Drafting and Interpretation of Contracts.

Sannie is proud of LindsayKeller’s distinctive history and achievements. Her vision is to continue building the firm’s remarkable legacy for future generations.

VICTOR DE BRUYN

B.Proc (University of Johannesburg)

Victor de Bruyn heads up LindsayKeller’s general insurance law department.

He is a veteran litigator and leading insurance specialist with expertise in a wide range of matters, including personal injury, product liability, construction and material damage claims, fire insurance, professional indemnity insurance and policy cover.

Victor holds a B.Proc degree from the University of Johannesburg. He started his legal career with a Johannesburg firm of attorneys in 1987. He went on to work on insurance matters with a prominent legal firm before joining LindsayKeller in 1993 to lead its insurance team. He became a partner of LindsayKeller in 1994.

Victor has acted for numerous insurers in defended and recovery matters, including Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Emerald Risk Transfer, Old Mutual Insure, Mutual and Federal Risk Financing and GENRIC Insurance. He continues to set legal precedent through his involvement in reported cases.

Victor also provides alternative dispute resolution services. He has Right of Appearance in the High Court of South Africa.

LIZE-MARIE WEIDEMAN

LLB (University of Pretoria), Diploma: Short-term Insurance, Diploma: Long-term Insurance, Diploma: Occupational Health and Safety Law

Lize-Marie Weideman heads the firm’s personal injury team. She is also a key member of our litigation team, focusing on legal opinions and strategic work for court hearings.

Lize-Marie has been a partner of LindsayKeller since 2007. She has an excellent track record of handling personal injury claims for both plaintiffs and defendants. She joined LindsayKeller in 2000, having worked as a claims assistant for the Road Accident Fund, a claims technician in the short-term insurance industry and a corporate claims broker at an international brokerage. She quickly distinguished herself at our firm by writing authoritative legal opinions and achieving success in landmark cases.

Lize-Marie is also responsible for staff training and quality management within the firm. Her leadership inspires our staff to follow the LindsayKeller tradition of solution-orientated thinking.

Lize-Marie holds BLC and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria. She has earned a number of academic accolades during her tenure at LindsayKeller, including diplomas in short- and long-term insurance and occupational health and safety law.

We are renowned for thinking out of the box and representing our clients with dedication and tenacity.

SYLVIA MAILA

LLB (University of Witwatersrand)

Sylvia Maila concentrates on general civil litigation in the High Courts and Magistrate’s Courts and specialises in personal injury claims.

She joined LindsayKeller in January 2014 as she wanted to be part of a leading civil litigation team and went on to successfully complete her articles at the firm in January 2016.

During her tenure at LindsayKeller, Sylvia has learnt how to meticulously prepare for trial and litigation. She has also earned the right of appearance in the High Court and developed her skills in legal research and writing articles.

Sylvia grew up in Pretoria East and is proficient in English and Tsepedi.

KATLEGO KENOSI

LLB (University of Johannesburg)

Katlego Kenosi joined LindsayKeller as a candidate attorney in January 2014 and qualified as an attorney in April 2016. She predominantly handles personal injury claims.

Katlego enjoys working at LindsayKeller as the firm has given her the opportunity to handle matters from inception to finalisation. She has honed her skills in legal research, drafting and litigation and has worked on divorce, estate and commercial matters.

Katlego is expanding her knowledge of various fields of law, including medical negligence and notary and conveyancing matters. She is looking forward to studying corporate law and contractual drafting in future.

Katlego grew up in Pretoria and is proficient in English, Setswana and Sepedi.

NONHLANHLA MAHLANGU

LLB (UNISA)

Nonhlanhla Mahlangu is a qualified attorney who plans to specialise in the law of contract.

She joined LindsayKeller as a candidate attorney in September 2014 and gained valuable experience in litigation while completing her articles at the firm.

Nonhlanhla has developed the personal attributes of tenacity and resilience during the course of her work at the firm. She further credits LindsayKeller for teaching her to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

Nonhlanhla hails from a mining village in Mpumalanga and chose to follow a legal career as she wanted to make people aware of the various legal options available to them.

She adds to the linguistic diversity of our firm as she speaks English, Afrikaans, Zulu and Setswana.

SANMARI ROOS

BA Law, LLB (University of Pretoria), Certificate: German and European Law (Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany)

Sanmari Roos is an associate in LindsayKeller’s insurance department. She joined the firm as a candidate attorney in January 2016 and was admitted as an attorney in April 2017 with the right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa.

Sanmari advises a number of insurance clients on policy response and cover, subrogated recovery matters and defended litigation matters in both the Magistrate’s Court and High Court. These matters deal with public liability claims, product liability, personal injury, business interruption, professional indemnity and other legal issues.

She has become proficient in different techniques of litigation and the critical perusal and interpretation of insurance policies. Sanmari is interested in sharpening her skills in construction law and medical law as well as the regulatory aspects of the insurance industry.
She is fluent in English and Afrikaans.

NOBUHLE SIBIYA

BA in political science and legal theory (Rhodes University), LLB (Rhodes University)

Nobuhle Sibiya is a candidate attorney in LindsayKeller’s insurance department. She joined the firm in March 2019 after graduating from Rhodes University.

Nobuhle wanted to do her articles at LindsayKeller to develop the skills to become a specialist in her field. She believes she can grow into a competent litigator at LindsayKeller. Her goals include honing her skills in international trade law and contract law.

Nobuhle grew up in Johannesburg. She was inspired to pursue a legal career to bridge the gap in the communities where she grew up between lack of knowledge of the law and the legal mechanisms in place to secure justice for everyone.

Nobuhle is proficient in English, IsiZulu and SeTswana.

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