Our Team

Partners

Floris Coetzee

FLORIS PETRUS COETZEE

B.Poc (Rand Afrikaans University), Dip-Labour Law (Rand Afrikaans University)

Senior Legal Practitioner.

Specialisation:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Banking Law
  • Mining Law
  • General Debt Collection
  • General Civil Litigation, in particular:
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Medical Litigation
  • Foreclosures
  • Labour Law

Floris Coetzee has over 25 years’ experience in civil litigation. He was admitted as an Attorney of the South African High Court in 1993 and the Namibian High Court in 1995.

Floris Coetzee is a skilled litigator and handles substantial civil litigation for various financial institutions in Namibia. Floris Coetzee has also acted as a director on the Gondwana Collection board of directors.

ALWYN ABRAHAM HARMSE

B. Proc (University of Orange Free State), LLB (University of the Orange Free State)

Senior Legal Practitioner, Notary Public, Court Accredited Mediator & Accredited International Rugby Board Seventh Citing Commissioner

Specialisation:

  • Family Law
  • Banking Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • General Debt Collection
  • Labour Law
  • Notarial Work and Authentication of Documents for Foreign Use
  • General Civil Litigation, in particular:
    • Medical Litigation
    • Motor Vehicle Accident Litigation
  • Arbitrations and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alwyn Harmse has over 20 years’ experience in civil litigation. He was admitted as an Attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2001. Previously, he served on the Board of the Fidelity Fund of the Namibian Law Society and was a member of the Ethics Committee for more than 6 years. In 2014, he was the President of the Law Society of Namibia and served on the Council for a period of 4 years.

Alwyn Harmse
Jens Roland

JENS ROLAND

B.Acc (University of Stellenbosch), LLB (University of Stellenbosch)

Legal Practitioner and Conveyancer

Specialisations

  • Property Law and Conveyancing, in particular:
    • Township and Sectional Title Developments
  • Commercial transactions
  • Liquor Law
  • Competition Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Farm Transactions
  • Trusts
  • Building Disputes

Jens Roland was admitted as an Attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2012 and as a Conveyancer in 2013. Jens has attended several FIDIC workshops and is familiar with FIDIC and white form building contracts. Furthermore, Jens Roland acts as a director on several Namibian Company Boards and as trustee on several Business and Family Trusts.

JEROME JOHN GAYA

B.Juris (University of Namibia), LLB (Honours) (University of Namibia)

Legal Practitioner and Court Accredited Mediator

Specialisation:

  • Divorce Matters
  • Administration of Deceased Estates
  • General Debt Collection
  • Drafting of Last Wills and Testaments
  • Insolvencies and Liquidations
  • Banking Law
  • Trusts
  • Foreclosures
  • Labour Law
  • Mining and Mineral Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Arbitrations and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • General Civil Litigation, in particular:
    • Deceased Estate Litigation
    • Medical Litigation

Jerome was admitted as an Attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2012 and was appointed as an accredited mediator of the High Court in 2014.

Jerome Gaya
Sean McCulloch

SEAN VINCENT McCULLOCH

B.com (Rhodes University), LLB (Rhodes University)

Legal Practitioner

Specialisations:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Trademark and Intellectual Property
  • Insurance Law
  • Banking Law
  • Building Disputes
  • Arbitrations and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Family Law
  • Environmental matters
  • General Civil Litigation
  • General Debt Collection
  • Foreclosure
  • Competition Law

Sean McCulloch was admitted as an Attorney of the Namibian High Court in 2015.

CAITLIN QUINN

LLB (University of South Africa)

Legal Practitioner, Conveyancer and Notary Public

Specialisation:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Contractual Drafting
  • Liquor Licences
  • Property Law and Conveyancing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Competition Law

Caitlin Quinn started working at FQP in 2010, and has evolved from being a legal secretary, to Candidate Legal Practitioner, to admitted Attorney, thereafter into a Conveyancer and now a Notary Public.

Caitlin Quinn was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of Namibia in 2017 and as a Conveyancer in 2019

Caitlin Quinn

Consultants

CHRISTIAAN JOHAN GOUWS

B.comm (University Of Potchefstroom), BLC (University of Pretoria), LLB (University of Pretoria)

Senior Legal Practitioner, Conveyancer and Notary Public

Specialisation:

  • Property Law and Conveyancing, in particular:
    • Township and Sectional Title Developments
    • Property and Security Law
    • Communal Land Matters
  • Commercial transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Farm Transactions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Local Authority Law
  • Mining and Mineral Law
  • Competition Law
  • Notarial Work and Authentication of Documents for Foreign Use
  • Trusts

Chris Gouws was admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer of the South African High Court in 1989 and as an Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary of the High Court of Namibia in 1993.

Chris Gouws practises in the commercial and conveyancing department of FQP and has a wide filed of practice. He was a previous member of the Tax Tribunal of Namibia and moderator for the Namibia Conveyancing Examinations. Chris is also an active member of the namibian business community in his capacity as a legal professional and businessman. His passion for conserving Namibia’s natural heritage led to his co-founding the Gondwana Group of Companies in 1996 and subsequent appointment as its chairman.

Chris Gouws
Adrie van der Merwe

ADRIE VAN DER MERWE

B.Juris (University of Pretoria,) LLB (University of South Africa)

Senior Legal Practitioner, Conveyancer and Notary Public

Specialisation:

  • Property Law and Conveyancing
  • Administration of Deceased Estates
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Local Authority Law
  • Notarial Work and Authentication of Documents for Foreign Use

Adrie van der Merwe was admitted as an attorney of the Namibian High Court in 1991, as a Conveyancer 1992 and as a Notary Public of the High Court of Namibia in 1991, subsequent to experience in the criminal maintenance and inquest courts.

She is the past President and Councillor of the Law Society of Namibia. She has further served as the Chairperson of the Law Society’s Standing Committee on Estates and gave valuable input into the Estates and Succession Amendment Act . Furthermore, Adrie van der Merwe has served on the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Society as well as the Law Reform and Development Commission of the Government Namibia by presidential appointment. She co-drafting the Married Persons Equality Act, Deeds registries Amendment Act and was involved in drafting the Maintenance Act, Combating of Domestic Violence Act and Recognition of Customary Marriages Bill.

She heads the FQP Estates department and holds post graduate diplomas in Deceased Estates Practice and Advanced Estate and Trust Administration, qualifying her for various appointments as curator, trustee and administrator of Estates. Lastly, she is a member of the Fiduciary Institute of Southern Africa.

Professional Assistants/Associates

Undjakuje Rukambe

Having been admitted to practice as a Legal Practitioner in the Republic of Namibia on 06 September 2019, Kujee Rukambe is an eager an energetic young attorney honing his skills and forming part of the legal team at Fisher, Quarmby and Pfeifer. 

Kujee holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree obtained from the University of Pretoria in 2016 where he also obtained a Master of Laws Degree (International Law) in 2017. 

Kujee’s practice includes Civil (High Court and Lower Courts) litigation, Criminal litigation, labour law and debt-collection.
Undjakuje Rukambe
Konrad Jean Marais

KONRAD JEAN MARAIS

LLB, (University of Free State)

Legal Practitioner

Specialisations:

  • Civil litigation, in particular commercial and delictual;
  • Labour Law consultancy and dispute resolution or appeals;
  • Debt collection
  • Liquor licenses

Konrad Marais was admitted as an attorney on 20 September 2019 and has been litigating with vigour ever since. His approach is direct and efficient, yet considerate. The majority of his experience lies in efficient debt collection, labour appeals and assisting gated residential estates with the development and enforcement of their constitutive provisions.

Carol Van Zyl

LLB (University of South Africa)

Legal Practitioner

Carol completed her LLB in 2021 and was admitted as a legal practitioner of the High Court of Namibia during December 2023. She is currently an associate, and her practice areas include:

  • Civil Litigation, including general debt collections and commercial litigation
  • Commercial Law and drafting of contacts
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Mining and Mineral Law, including conducting due diligences
  • Family Law
  • Labour Law
Carol Van Zyl

Candidate Attorneys

Charles Mukaya

Charles Mukaya

(LLB) Honours (University of Namibia)

Charles Mukaya joined FQP as a candidate legal practitioner in January 2023. He has a Diploma in Paralegal Studies, Bachelors Degree in Laws (LLB) Honours (University of Namibia).

As a Candidate Legal Practitioner, he assists the Attorneys of FQP.

MAPRIL !GOASES

(LLB) Honours (University of Namibia)
Mapril joined FQP as a candidate legal practitioner in January 2024. She has a Bachelors Degree in Laws (LLB) Honours (University of Namibia).
 
As a Candidate Legal Practitioner, she assists the Attorneys of FQP.
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WERNER NAHOLE

(LLB) Honours (University of Namibia)
Werner joined FQP as a candidate legal practitioner in January 2024. He has a Bachelors Degree in Laws (LLB) Honours (University of Namibia).
 
As a Candidate Legal Practitioner, he assists the Attorneys of FQP.

The Fisher, Quarmby & Pfeifer Team

FQP Team