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Sunita Townsend

Professional Assistant

DEPARTMENT
LITIGATION | DEBT COLLECTIONS | FAMILY LAW

Sunita studied at the University of Pretoria and was admitted as an attorney in 1998.  She commenced practice at a firm based in White River until 2003 when she opened her own firm and practiced for her own account.  In 2011 Townsend Attorneys was incorporated into the firm.  Sunita has a lot of experience with litigation matters, and she currently heads the correspondent litigation department.

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Bianca Esmeraldo

Professional Assistant

DEPARTMENT
THIRD PARTY CLAIMS

Bianca studied at the University of Pretoria, and joined the firm in 2015 as a candidate attorney.  She was admitted as an attorney in 2016, and as a conveyancer in 2018.  Bianca practices as a professional assistant in the firm’s conveyancing department.

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Lizelle Douglass

Professional Assistant

Cell: 013 745 3200 | email: ldouglass@dtsmp.co.za

DEPARTMENT
CONVEYANCING

Lizelle joined the firm in 1997 as a legal typist.  She commenced studies with the University of South Africa in 2007, while still in full-time employment and the service of her articles as a candidate attorney.  Lizelle was admitted as an attorney and notary public in 2017, as a conveyancer in 2018.  She practices as a professional assistant in the firm’s conveyancing and notarial department.

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Karushni Poonan

Professional Assistant

DEPARTMENT
LITIGATION

Karushni studied at the University of Pretoria, and joined the firm in 2018 as a candidate attorney.  She was admitted as an attorney in 2020.  She practices as a professional assistant in the general litigation department.

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Ronaldo Louw

Professional Assistant

DEPARTMENT
LITIGATION | CRIMINAL LAW

Ronaldo studied at the North-West University Potchefstroom, and joined the firm in 2018 as a candidate attorney.  He was admitted as an attorney in 2020.  He practices as a professional assistant in the firm’s litigation and criminal law departments.

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Marunelle Hitge

Professional Assistant

DEPARTMENT
LITIGATION | LABOUR LAW | DEBT COLLECTIONS

Marunelle studied at the North-West University Potchefstroom, and commenced her articles of clerkship in 2019 at a Pretoria law firm.  She was admitted as an attorney in 2020.  She practices as a professional assistant in the firm’s labour law, litigation, and debt collections departments.