About us

Jooste Heswick Inc. is recognised for professional legal services of the highest calibre. Decades of experience bring clients specialist advice not only on current transactions, but all related legal issues which requires attention. We pride ourselves in adding beyond what could merely be construed as the fulfilment of our duty to our clients.  

Jooste Heswick Inc. is strongly positioned to serve all your legal requirements. We support our clients’ needs by offering innovative, bespoke and high quality legal advice across our full range of legal services. Although based in Stellenbosch and Somerset West, our broad range of clients include local and international individuals and business.

Our firm is well-known in the property industry with established knowledge of the sector. Our personal relationship with our clients has proven to be the single most important aspect, which ensures a positive and memorable experience. We are fully committed to transformation and the principles of equal opportunity, inclusivity and diversity are fundamental to our ongoing success.

The Firm

Tania Jooste, Michelle Heswick, & Christoff Jooste are the group of highly qualified and experienced attorneys practising as Jooste Heswick Inc.  

The firm initially commenced business practicing under the name and style of Jooste & Leidig Inc. in October 2006. Our offices are located at 12 Papegaai Street, Stellenbosch, a building owned by the directors of the firm, as well as and office space at The Sanctuary, Somerset West. The name of the firm changed to Jooste Heswick Inc in 2011 and we currently employ a staff complement of eight employees.

As an all-female and more than 50% black female owned company, we meet the highest BEE requirements as a service provider.
We are confident in stating that our firm is able to assist you with specialist advice to comply with all your legal needs – “efficient conveyancing – on time” and “gehalte diens – dit is ‘n belofte”.

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Our Services

Conveyancing and Property Law

Our firm is well-known in the property industry and provide legal services in relation to the transfer of immovable property and the registration of transactions at the Deeds Office.


Litigation involves the legal process for settling those disputes or claims between and amongst natural persons, juristic persons and the State that requires objective determination.

Commercial Contracting

Our services include attending to the drafting and negotiation of various commercial agreements tailored to the specific needs and requirements of each client.

Wills And The Administration Of Deceased Estates

Estate planning is a service which anticipates and arranges the disposal of your Estate on your death.

Client Feedback

Vinnige en professionele diens

“Net ‘n kort woordjie om vir almal by Jooste Heswick wat betrokke was by die oordrag baie dankie te sê vir die vinnige en professionele manier hoe hierdie transaksie afgehandel is. Dit was werklik ‘n plesier om met julle te kon saamwerk in hierdie transaksie.”

Transfer of property - feedback from an estate agent

“I just wanted to take the time and thank you for the weekly emails and updates – and MORE for the fact that your progress reports/emails are not simply GENERIC which is usually the case with most transferring attorneys nowadays. This is so refreshing and in fact more detailled and helpfull to all of us involved.

I really appreciate this.”

Professional handling of a difficult transaction

“Thank you so much for the professional way you handled this difficult transaction.”

Weet altyd alles is reg

“Dit is so lekker om met julle te werk. Weet altyd alles is reg.”

Meer as gelukkig en tevrede met julle die diens

“Ons is meer as gelukkig en tevrede met julle die diens. Ons is beïndruk met die gerëelde en volledige opdatering en terugvoering.”

Your company impressed me so much

“Dankie vir die deurlopende opdatering. Dit is baie positief om voortdurend ingelig te word oor die vordering met `n transaksie sonder om self hoef navraag te doen.” 

Thank you so much for all your great assistance

“Thank you so much for all your great assistance, you have made these dealings bearable, you have been the only one with some form of explanation, you should be recommended.”