We would like to introduce you to Matthew van der Westhuizen, our new attorney in George.

Matthew grew up in Great Brak River, a small coastal village between George and Mossel Bay and began his high school career in George. Matthew later relocated to the mining town of Carletonville, in the North West province, where he completed high school.

Matthew completed his LLB degree at the North West University (Potchefstroom Campus) in 2017 with a keen interest in and passion for property-related law. After graduating, Matthew commenced his articles of clerkship with STBB in Bedfordview, Johannesburg and, after his admission as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Matthew remained with STBB in their conveyancing department.

In 2021, Matthew joined Kruger Attorneys & Conveyancers Inc as an Associate and Business Development Officer where he was actively involved in the day-to-day processing of retail transfers while establishing and maintaining lasting relationships trough a client centric and marketing driven approach. During his time with Kruger Attorneys & Conveyancers Inc, Matthew also provided valuable training to estate agencies and their agents.

Matthew joined ESI as a conveyancing attorney in May 2023 and is based in the George office where will be providing support to the ESI network, its valued business partners and clients while still being actively involved in the transactions of the George office. In addition, Matthew will also focus on training and legal updates throughout the Garden Route.

Outside the work environment, Matthew spends his time with loved ones and enjoys hiking and spending a day out on the golf course.