Nienaber Attorneys renders specialised legal services to its select group of local and multinational clients.

Our experience extends to all aspects of contractual and commercial law and litigation with particular focus on property transfers and litigation, construction, franchising, consumer law, e-commerce, restraints of trade, labour law, as well as various aspects of wills and estate planning, administration of complex deceased estates, family law, marriage contracts and notarial authentication and legalisation services.

Our solutions-driven approach offers client the opportunity of accessing top tier legal expertise tailored to each client’s specific requirements and needs.


Our significant knowledge of the legal principles, dynamic legal frameworks and the practical interface between commerce and law is the starting point for the specialist advisory and litigation services we offer. We undertake legal research in almost every matter we take on and our attorneys read daily updates, industry newsflashes and new cases to remain at the forefront of developments in our practice areas.


In our business, reputation is everything. Integrity is our most powerful driving force and we take our professional independence, ethical obligations and duty as officers of the court very seriously. We build and maintain relationships with clients, suppliers, service providers and colleagues based on trust, mutual respect and honest expression.


In pursuit of service excellence we strive for quality over quantity. We want to provide favourable outcomes, not reams of legal product. We understand that our clients seek our services to solve legal problems with commercial implications and our advice is informed by our clients’ business needs and desired commercial outcomes.


The level of care that defines our practice and client relationships sets us apart from our competitors. We retain close, long-standing relationships with our clients and see each new client as an opportunity to build a long-term relationship.



Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public

Renée Nienaber is a contract law specialist and experienced litigation attorney. Her practice covers all aspects of contractual advisory services and litigation, including franchising, property agreements, transactions and litigation, construction, development, restraints of trade and consumer law.

She assists corporate clients with contract due diligence, contract management services, negotiating and closing commercial agreements. Renée is a practicing Notary Public and assists with authentication and legalisation of documents, drafting ante-nuptial contracts and other notarial deeds.


Consulting Attorney

Kallie joined Nienaber Attorneys in June 2018. She continues to handle High Court litigation, particularly divorces and other family matters, and in recent years has shifted her focus to her deceased estates practice, where she has gained a reputation for her ability to successfully handle the administration of complex deceased estates.

Her extensive experience in these areas means that she is also well placed to assist clients with estate planning, the drafting of wills and antenuptial contracts.


Associate Attorney

Varana is an employment / labour law specialist, as well qualified skills-development facilitator and assessor – with a background in Human Resources management. Her cross-industry training and expertise enables her to add value to labour related disputes as well as complex employment relations and human resource matters.

She strives to ensure that all labour related disputes are managed strategically from the outset bearing in mind the client’s requirements and a holistic approach to employee relations.

“Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime;

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