VR-Law is a creative international law firm which makes legal services accessible, affordable and understandable.

We strive to be the leading business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.

We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.

Our lawyers have wide experience in commercial, banking, mining and energy, as well as corporate finance. We have strong practices in tax, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and have developed key teams in family and succession law, real estate, debt recovery, risk and compliance and technology.

THE TEAM

Attorneys

WERNER J VAN RENSBURG

Founder and Executive Director

BA(Law) LL.B LL.M (Stell.)

Areas of Expertise
Criminal / Family / Corporate and Commercial Law / Procurement

Bio
Werner is an admitted senior attorney in the High Court of South Africa, specializing for a period of just more than two decades in High and Supreme Court litigation with special reference to international contracts and high-profile cases. He has a background in commercial law. He’s an established public speaker, mediator, negotiator, and businessman. Werner’s clients range from a State President and his Chief of Staff, international celebrities, banking institutions, municipalities, political parties, insurance companies to various boards of directors. He is currently the chairperson of both the Oudtshoorn Local Authority’s Risk Management and Audit Committees. Werner’s strong and weak point is “never give up”. His passion remains negotiating and making international multi-million-dollar deals. 

RUDI BRITS

Senior Associate

LL.B (UP) LL.M (Unisa)

Areas of Expertise
Banking and Finance Law, Construction and Engineering Law / Information Technology / General Litigation

Bio:
Rudy is an admitted attorney in the High Court of South Africa, specializing in High Court and Magistrate’s Court litigation. He has extensive experience and knowledge in Construction, Engineering Law, Information Technology and Banking and Finance Law.

 

Juan P. Sabio Morchio

Associate

LLB.B (UKZN) & LL.M (WITS)

Areas of Expertise
Corporate and Commercial Litigation / Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions / Debt Recoveries / General Litigation

Bio: 
Juan is an admitted attorney in the High Court of South Africa, specialising in commercial litigation, corporate law, criminal matters, and debt collections across a spectrum of industries.

Sophia Richter

Consultant International and Cross Border Law

Areas of Expertise
International Law, European Law, Corporate Law

Bio:
Sophia is our International and European law specialist, with an LLM from the Leibniz Universität Hannover (Germany) and the Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal). 

Svetlana Vasileva

International Consultant

LL.M (BURGAS FREE UN, BULGARIA) LL.M (WITS), CERT: INTL FIN SERVICES (UN OF SEYCHELLES)

Areas of Expertise
International Business Transaction and International Trade

Bio:
Svetlana has extensive experience and knowledge on international business transactions, negotiation, and financial services operations as well as multi-jurisdictional strategies ‒ advanced onshore and offshore succession, asset protection, family governance, privacy strategies.

Support Staff

Suna Hessel Enke

Office and Financial Manager

Business Rescue and Development Diploma and Slavonic Diploma

Bio: 
Suna is our Strategic Development and Financial Manager. She is an international businesswoman well-established in the entertainment, tourism, and real estate sectors. Speaking fluently English, German, Serbo-Crotian and four other languages. She is seasoned in assessing through forensic investigation business risks and providing pragmatic business solutions with the emphasis to eradicate losses and maximise profit.

Zandria Brits

Research and Development

Zandria is currently finishing her legal studies and she is based in Europe.

Mpho Morupa

Executive Secretary

Areas of Expertise
Drafting of High Court and Magistrate Court pleadings and other secretarial duties.

Bio:
Mpho has more than 10 years’ experience in High Court and Magistrate Court litigation and extensive knowledge of the High Court and Magistrate Court Rules.

Wendy Ann Ferguson

Receptionist

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