Mrs Nicolene Schoeman-Louw
Firm SchoemanLaw Inc
Suburb Cape Town
Address 26th Floor, 1 Thibault Square, 1 Long Street, Cape Town, 8000
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GPS -18.423504, 33.918877
Languages English, Afrikaans (in order of proficiency)
Tel (+27)21 4255604
Fax (+27)21 4218913

- LLB cum laude (UFS)
- LLM dissertation in commercial law/B-B BEE (UFS)
- PG Dip FP (US)

Years of Service 11
Position in Firm Director at SchoemanLaw Inc
Courts most familiar with Magistrates Court and High Court
Administrative LawArbitrationAssociation Agreements
Black EmpowermentBlacklistingsBusiness Law
CollectionsCompany LawCompany Registrations
ConstructionConsumer LawContracts
ConveyancingCorporateDebt Collections
Deceased EstatesEmployee BenefitsEmployment Law
FranchisingHigh Court PracticeImmigration
InsolvencyJoint Ventures and Acquisitions Labour Law
LeasesLiquidationLitigation (Civil)
Litigation (Commercial)Litigation (General)Litigation (High Court)
Litigation (Magistrates Court)Notaries PublicPartnership Agreements
Residence permitsProperty LawSale of Business
Sectional TitleSequestrationsShareholders Agreements
TrustsWillsLitigation (Corporate)


Commercial law, business law, civil and commercial litigation, mining law, immigration law and property law, conveyancing and notarial practice.


Attorney, Conveyancer, Notary Public and Mediator 


Mrs Nicolene Schoeman–Louw

LLB cum laude LLM (UFS) PG Dip FP (US)

Attorney, Conveyancer, Notary Public aqnd Mediator

Areas of expertise:

  • Commercial law
  • Business continuity planning and corporate governance
  • Contract law
  • Mining law
  • B-BBEE
  • Immigration law
  • Civil litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Property law and conveyancing
  • Notarial work
  • Wills and Estate planning

Mrs Nicolene Schoeman – Louw founded the firm in 2007 aged 24 and is now the Managing Director of the firm.

An admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, she is also a conveyancer, notary public and mediator with a passion for entrepreneurs and helping them reach their most ambitious goals.

She obtained her LLB degree cum laude and successfully completed her LLM degree (dissertation) in commercial law and B-BBEE at the University of the Free State. In addition, she obtained her postgraduate diploma in financial planning (CFP) at the University of Stellenbosch.

An abstract of her LLM dissertation was published in the Journal for Estate Planning in 2006 and is regularly published in De Rebus (the SA attorneys’ journal) as well as Without Prejudice and (legalbriefs). She also writes regularly for various online publications such as Spice4Life, GoGilvah and other mainstream publications such as The Entrepreneur Magazine, Personal Finance Magazine and has a regular slot on SAfm’s The Law Report with Karen Key and RSG’s Rand en Sent.

Mrs Schoeman – Louw lectured at the University of the Free State  during her postgraduate studies and currently presents seminars and workshops on a wide range of legal topics for various organizations such as UnitedSucces, the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Business, Retail and Marketing Indabas.

Mrs Schoeman – Louw has won a number of prestigious awards for her academic achievements. Among others, they include the:

  • Hofmeyr Herbstein Gihwala Inc. Prize
  • Gildenhuys van der Merwe Prize
  • Juta Prize
  • The Bobbert Medal (for obtaining her LLB degree cum laude)

In addition to her academic achievements, Mrs Schoeman – Louw was a finalist in the Professional category of 2012’s Regional Business Achievers’ Awards (RBAA) – Western Cape and was a finalist in 2013 as CEO magazine’s Most Influential Women in Government and Business Africa.

Her professional and other affiliations include:

  • Cape Law Society (member number: 13546)
  • UnitedSucces
  • Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO)
  • Cape Town Attorneys’ Association
  • Institute of Directors Southern Africa (IODSA): 17476335
  • Xtraordinary Women (member number: XWCT008)
  • Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry (member number: 9861)
  • Western Cape Business Opportunities Forum (WECBOF)

Mrs Schoeman-Louw has enjoyed the confidence of many successful entrepreneurs (both locally and abroad) over the years and continues to do so. As a trusted advisor she has actively contributed to the successes of many businesses, helped and continues to help many entrepreneurs build lasting  legacies.


SchoemanLaw Inc Attorneys, Conveyancers and Notaries Public, based in Cape Town, is a boutique law firm offering its clients access to high quality online legal documents and agreements, together with a wide range of legal services.

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Average Hourly Fees R1000+
Please note that this is an indicative rate and may vary according to task. Please request a quote for exact amounts.
Number of Qualified Attorneys 7
Number of staff in firm 11 - 20
Date Firm Established 0
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