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Morné du Plessis
Attorney - Director
Morné du Plessis is an admitted attorney with more than 10 years’ experience in the legal field. Morné has extensive experience in many aspects of law, specialising in High Court and Magistrates’ Court litigation, corporate recoveries, Labour Law, Family Law, Commercial Law, and acting as a local correspondent.
Morné started out as an administrative officer at the Office of the Family Advocate. During this time he graduated from the University of KwaZulu-Natal with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB). Morné completed his articles at Mason Incorporated, where he subsequently climbed the ranks from Professional Assistant, to Associate Director, and then Partner. He then practised at Pretorius Attorneys, which became Pretorius Du Plessis Incorporated.
As a sole proprietor, Morné now oversees a successful law firm Morné du Plessis Attorneys.
Morné has worked on many successful large scale cases. During 2007 he was successful in an Appeal on behalf of a client in the Supreme Court of Appeal, Bloemfontein, which was subsequently reported in the South African Law Reports.
Morné has a wide range of professional skills and expertise. His drafting skills illustrate his passion for the law and natural grasp of legal concepts. Morné directs every aspect of his legal practice. This complex task involves maintaining professional working relationships with advocates, attorneys, staff, consultants and, most importantly, clients. Morné also has relevant experience in administration, strategic management, marketing, and human resources. It is evident that Morné provides practical solutions through personal attention.
Morné’s natural affinity for the law ensures his continuing success. It is his dedication and regard for his clients that establishes Morné as a true professional.
Receptionist and Litigation Secretary
to Morné du Plessis.
In 1991 Michelle started her career at the Department of Development Aid as a Switchboard Operator and Admin Assistant. In 1992 Michelle was transferred to the Deeds Office where she worked in the following Departments: Enquiries, Registration, Final Checking, Micro Filming and Aktex.
Michelle decided to leave the Deeds office in 2006 and venture into Conveyancing as a Conveyancing Secretary, where she obtained her invaluable experience in the drafting of bonds and transfer documents.
In 2008 Michelle decided to make the move from Conveyancing Secretary to Litigation Secretary and joined Shackleton Credit Management as an Admin Assistant, Receptionist, Legal Process Typist and then Junior Litigation Secretary and since then built up her experience in preparing legal processes for bank debts, commercial litigation and general litigation.
With Michelle’s experience as a Secretary in Litigation, combined with her exceptional office administration skills, she ensures that the office runs smoothly.
Associate at Morne’ Du Plessis Inc.
In 2014 Alysha obtained a Diploma in Legal Interpreting from the University of the Witwatersrand. She further went on to obtain her BCom Law degree in 2017, followed by her LLB degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2019.
She is a strong and astute individual. During the course of her studies she actively participated in several Moot Court competitions. In 2017 she participated in the African Human Rights Moot Court competition hosted in Mauritius. Together with her team member she obtained first place for written arguments and 6th place for oral arguments. Their prize was awarded to them by former Constitutional Judge, Justice Cameron.
In 2018 Alysha participated in the Jessup Moot Court competition where together with her team she achieved second place in the South African rounds. Later in the year Alysha attended a short scholarship programme at Cornell University in the state of New York. During her academic year she also obtained the best result in Administrative Law. In 2019 she participated in the Oxford Price Media Law Moot Court competition held at Oxford University, UK.
Alysha's hard work and commitment is prevalent through her achievements. As a former research assistant for a distinguished international law professor Alysha has developed a unique skill for detailed research. Her dedication to the legal profession ensures that she is trustworthy and proficient in handling matters with promptness, efficiency and care. Alysha constantly strives to add immense value to the specific and bespoke needs of all clients in order to obtain the best and lasting result. She is especially interested in the areas of Family Law and Civil and Criminal Litigation.