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About Us

At ESI Attorneys we strive to deliver only the best to all our clients.

So, when you have to make the right choices, you can rely on us to find not only the right answer, but the answer that is right for you.

Our team of qualified professionals will be behind you all the way, providing you with a full spectrum of property solutions.

Why Choose Us


At ESI we pride ourselves on expeditiously assisting people and corporate clients. We strive to maintain a professional relationship with our clients by reporting to them on a weekly and monthly basis. We regularly review and appraise our own performance, holding ourselves accountable to the feedback we receive from clients.


We are experts in the field of real estate law and have a thorough understanding of the commercial and legal requirements. ESI is able to assist you with all your property acquisitions and disposals, ranging from individual properties to entire property portfolios. Our trusted relationships and impressive client base is testament to our longevity and business acumen.


ESI Attorneys Inc. was founded in 1991 and have grown from strength to strength, year after year. Our specialised portfolio of legal services, combined with exceptional communication skills, have secured our firm a place as a very reputable law firm as we always strive to focus on the provision of excellent service to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of you, our client. We do business by adhering to the core values of approachability, respect, integrity and maintaining trusted relationships with our clients. As a result, ESI has established itself as a specialised law firm that has been providing clients with exceptional legal services for more than 25 years in the Western Cape.

Our Directors

Jacques Esterhuyse

Jacques is an attorney who has combined his legal expertise with his vast practical experience. He joined ESI in 1996 and holds more than two decades of experience in the property sector. Jacques specialises in merges and acquisitions within the property sector.

Zayaan Samuels

Zayaan Samuels is the Managing Director at ESI with more than 10 years’ practical legal experience in the property sector. She completed her LLB at the University of the Western Cape in 2002 and joined ESI in 2004, adding the title of director to her name in 2005.

Our Team

ESI is an energetic, dynamic unit of legal experts. Our people are our greatest asset. We are accessible and have excellent support staff and, most importantly, we find solutions.

Our portfolio of loyal and satisfied clients lays testament to that. Drawing on the diversity of our professional expertise and areas of specialisation, we pride ourselves on delivering a timely and superior service.


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Bookkeeping Department

Associated Staff:
Angelique, Shaakirah, Tanya, Kayleen, Marlene and Rochelle

Estates Department

Associated Staff:
Fazlin, Shirlene, Mariska (Attorney), Sandra, Karen

Transfers Department

Associated Staff:
Back to front: Louisa, Madalene (Attorney), Cassandra, Melissa, Judith, Candice, Safiya, Monique, Ninette
Front row: Mirisna, Rochelle, Natasha, Ingrid