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Alet Uys Attorneys
Alet Uys Attorneys
Alet Uys holds BCom Law, LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria and an LLM in Family Law (UNISA), with cum laude LLM dissertation. Alet commenced with her doctoral studies in Family at UNISA in 2023.
DIRECTOR | ADMITTED ATTORNEY
Family Law and Family Matters Specialist
Alet Uys holds BCom Law, LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria and a Master of Laws degree with specialisation in Family Law at the University of South Africa. Alet passed her LLM dissertation cum laude. Alet was trained on a post-graduate level by amongst others the famous Professor Jacqueline Heaton who is considered one of the Family Law giants in South Africa. In addition to having been extensively trained in Family Law, Alet was praised for the high quality of her LLM dissertation. The dissertation markers encouraged Alet to submit an academic article from her dissertation and such submission was received with wonderfully positive feedback from the peers who reviewed the article.
As part of her undergraduate studies at Tuks, Alet excelled academically as a Golden Key International Honourary Society member and was part of the law faculty Dean’s Merit List for students who excelled academically. She was also a judge of the University Of Pretoria Student Court (Constitutional Tribunal) in her final year of undergraduate studies (one of eleven judges).
Alet completed her practical training or articles of clerkship at the University of Pretoria Law Clinic in areas of civil and criminal litigation. Working with indigent clients at the Law Clinic, Alet not only received superb legal training but was also wired with outstanding ethical values. Values of transparency, personal service and dedication were laid down in the first year of Alet’s training.
Alet was admitted as an attorney of the High Court in 2015 and started her own law firm shortly after. Alet has already made her mark in the legal profession. The famous Hennie’s Restaurant unlawful arrest and confiscation of alcohol matter was handled by Alet which received wide media coverage. Some career highlights include two reported cases in the Jhb Labour Court, cases covered by the media such as a dog bite matter (YOU Magazine), an article in the Female Entrepreneur Magazine, legal commentary in Netwerk24 and being the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse’s attorney in matters regarding the e-toll system.
Alet’s approach is to represent a client ethically, without fear or favour. Any legal question is welcomed at this firm and no question or problem is either too big or too small.
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