About Us

Our History

Halse, Havemann and Lloyd has been practicing since 1967 and has firmly established itself as one of the leading firms in Kwazulu- Natal and Gauteng.

The firm’s impeccable reputation and commitment to service is well known and respected amongst clients and colleagues in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. The firm is best known for its conveyancing department which has provided and continues to provide excellent services in the registration of property transfers and mortgage- and notarial bonds other conveyancing transactions and in property law, including specialist expertise in drafting property related agreements, advising thereon and ancillary property law subjects.

Above all we are proud to be legal practitioners and play our role in contributing to the cornerstone of orderly civilization – the Rule of Law and believe that justice must be done and seen to be done. It is on this premise that we can declare, with utmost confidence, that we practice not only with considerable commitment and expertise, but also with honesty and integrity. 



Senior Partner

Amethyst graduated from the University of Kwazulu-Natal with her LLB degree in 2008. She served articles during 2009-2011 whereupon she was admitted as an attorney. She was admitted as a conveyancer in 2013. She joined Halse Havemann & Lloyd in 2017 as the Head of Conveyancing and Deceased Estates. She became senior partner in 2019. She specializes in Estate Planning, Deceased Estates and Conveyancing. She is passionate about people and is motivated by her will to help others which includes her clients, staff and colleagues.


He was employed as a State Prosecutor at the Durban Magistrate’s Court and joined the firm in 1980 when he served Articles of Clerkship, was thereafter appointed as a Professional Assistant and ultimately became a Partner. In 1989 he left the firm to practice in Gauteng and re-joined the firm in 2004 as partner. He is based at Randburg and specializes in sequestrations, rehabilitations, commercial law, High Court litigation and conveyancing.

Why Choose Us

The skills, competence and experience of the partners as complimented and supported by skilled staff members in the various areas of law in which it practises, which include not only conveyancing, but various other fields of specialization, including Sequestrations, Rehabilitations, High Court- and Magistrate’s Court litigation, Unfair Dismissals- and Retrenchments, drafting of wills, administration of deceased estates, drafting of commercial agreements, family law (including divorces), establishment of family trusts and advice on the advantages thereof, debt collections, financial stress, motor vehicle collisions, protection of constitutional rights and claims against the Road Accident Fund. 

Accessibility And Reporting

We are always accessible and keep clients fully informed on progress in performing instructions.

Highly Experienced

The firm has the requisite infrastructure to efficiently provide the best possible service to clients. Our motto is that our clients’ best interests are predominant and prevail over the firm’s financial performance.

Transparent Fees

Our fees are negotiable and we are accountable to explain why a specific fee has been debited. We take great care to ensure that the legal costs payable by clients are always justified, having regard to that which may be reasonably anticipated.

Excellent Track Record

The firm has been on major Bank panels, as to Absa (initially Trust Bank) from 1969 and as to Standard Bank from 1997 and has received numerous awards from Absa for being “Top Performing Attorneys”.

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