VDMA is a top tier Corporate and Commercial Law Firm, priding ourselves on the exceptional standard of our services. We offer premium legal services and advice to clients from various sectors, being recognised by clients and competitors alike for the exceptional quality of our work.

Contributing Lawyers

  • Marilize Jerling - Details

    Marilize is a natural leader who is highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic about the industry she operates in. Marilize specializes in corporate & commercial law and compliance and heads the Company Secretariat division of the firm as well as specializing in the establishment and protection of multinational interests in South Africa.

    Marilize places great emphasis on client relationships, and enjoys using her out of the box thinking to provide clients with simple solutions to extremely complex matters. She is an acting Rotarian in her spare time.

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  • Keshia Manolios - Details

    Keshia has over 8 years of experience in the legal industry and joined the VDMA team in 2014 where she practices as a Senior Associate and Head of the Litigation Department. Having been involved in high profile and complex cases, Keshia is an expert in dispute resolution with a wealth of experience in arbitration procedures and High Court matters. Keshia sees herself as a facilitator of business, using her keen commercial eye and experience to develop and implement solutions that are not only efficient but also advantageous for clients.

    More than assisting clients’ with their legal issues, Keshia enjoys immersing herself in clients’ businesses, understanding their industry, pressure points and goals, so that she can be a true partner in their growth and success. She places great value on client relationship, and enjoys developing and driving the firm’s expansion and continuous improvement. Her leadership, dynamism and commitment to excellence shine through in everything she does.

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  • Andrea Opperman - Details

    Andrea began her legal career in mergers and acquisitions in Sandton. Looking to expand in the corporate commercial industry and on her skills, she joined VDMA in 2015.

    She specializes in and has a passion for corporate commercial law with a focus on deal structuring and transactional drafting. She enjoys and has an aptitude for challenging ventures and developing client specific solutions.

    Andrea places great priority on and has been complimented on her attention to detail and client relations.

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