OUR PEOPLE

ULRICH ROUX
 DIRECTOR
B.Com Law, UJ
LLB, Unisa

083 469 1619

 

ulrich@rouxlegal.com

Ulrich Roux is the founder and managing director of Ulrich Roux & Associates. Ulrich obtained a B.Com Law degree from the University of Johannesburg in 2005, and completed his LLB degree at the University of South Africa in 2010.

 

Ulrich started his career as a defence lawyer, representing clients in the District, Regional and High Courts of South Africa whilst serving his articles at BDK Attorneys in Johannesburg. In 2013, aged 29, he was incorporated as the youngest director in the firm's 60-year history.

 

Ulrich has built up an extensive commercial, civil, family and criminal law practice. He has gained a wealth of experience whilst working on complex matters, often partnering with the best senior counsel in the country.

 

Ulrich's track record speaks for itself. He has proven over the years to be an attorney who will not rest until his client's mandate has been carried out and the best result possible has been achieved. Whilst he is sensitive to clients' needs and instructions, Ulrich prides himself on advising clients adequately to ensure that the client is always left in a better position, no matter the circumstances.

 

South African and international media agencies rely on Ulrich's extensive legal knowledge and he is featured daily as a legal expert on a variety of television news channels, radio stations and newspapers.

 

Ulrich is a keen sportsman. He has completed numerous Iron Man events as well as running and cycling races all over the world. 

LUDWIG BEHRENS
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
LLB, Unisa

079 213 9556

 

ludwig@rouxlegal.com

Ludwig Behrens is a senior associate at Ulrich Roux and Associates. Ludwig completed his LLB degree at the University of South Africa in 2013 and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in the same year after completing his articles of clerkship where his main focus was banking litigation.

 

Despite gaining invaluable experience in the various fields of general civil litigation, Ludwig specialises in all aspects of corporate and commercial law, including a wide range of contractual aspects, restraints of trade, confidential information, unlawful competition, mergers and acquisitions, banking and insolvency law and Intellectual Property Law, including trademarks, copyright and designs.

 

Ludwig places great emphasis on providing sound and accurate legal advice to both corporate and individual clients. Ludwig constantly strives to add immense value to the specific and bespoke needs of all clients in order to obtain the best and lasting result.

VANESSA DA SILVA FARIA
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
LLB, University of Pretoria
(cum laude)

072 149 4739

 

vanessa@rouxlegal.com

Vanessa is a senior associate at Ulrich Roux & Associates. She completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria, qualifying Cum Laude, being named the top student in children's law and is a member of the Golden Key Association. Vanessa completed her articles under Ulrich Roux in 2017 and was admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in early 2018.  

 

Vanessa has in a short period of time gained valuable exposure and experience in criminal, commercial and civil litigation, whilst also proving to be a leader in the field of children's law. She has built up an extensive client base, in the process achieving excellent results for her clients, always ensuring that she is fully acquainted with the applicable law and legal principles when addressing her clients' matters.

CASPER BADENHORST
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
LLB, UJ
LLM, UJ

083 580 2604

casper@rouxlegal.com

Casper Badenhorst is a senior associate at Ulrich Roux & Associates. He obtained his LLB at the University of Johannesburg as well as his LLM in international commercial law and is a member of the Golden Key Association. Casper completed his articles in 2017 and was admitted as an attorney to the High Court of South Africa in 2018. Casper has been involved in a number of intricate and complex civil and commercial matters and enjoys providing his clients with the personal attention their matter requires. 

DIAN OOSTHUIZEN
CANDIDATE ATTORNEY
LLB, NWU

076 375 2033

dian@rouxlegal.com

Dian completed his LLB degree at the University of the North West. He commenced with his articles in March 2018 and has a special interest in criminal litigation, labour and family law.

CLAUDINE ROBBERTZE
CANDIDATE ATTORNEY
LLB, UP
ANGELA BEEBY
CONSULTANT
LLB, UNISA

072 436 6048

angela@rouxlegal.com

Claudine completed her LLB degree at the University of Pretoria. She commenced with her articles in January 2018 and has a special interest in corporate and international law and civil litigation. 

CLARISA NEL
CANDIDATE ATTORNEY
LLB, UJ

Clarisa completed her LLB degree at the University of Johannesburg. She ceded her articles to Ulrich Roux & Associates in January 2020 and has a special interest in family law, civil litigation and criminal law.

MATTHEW TEMLETT
CANDIDATE ATTORNEY
LLB, WITS

Matthew completed his BA degree at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2016 and further completed his postgraduate LLB in 2019. He commenced with his articles in January 2020 and has a special interest in civil litigation, corporate and family law. 

GERALDEAN ERASMUS
CANDIDATE ATTORNEY
LLB, UNISA

Geraldean completed her LLB degree at the University of South Africa. She is currently completing her Masters in Criminal Law. She commenced her articles in January 2020. She takes a keen interest in criminal litigation, civil litigation and family law.

 

 

 

Angela is a consultant at Ulrich Roux & Associates, currently handling the firm’s Cape Town matters.

 

After obtaining her LLB from the University of South Africa in 2014, Angela began her law career in 2015 at Bertus Preller & Associates, a boutique family law firm in Cape Town, representing clients in the High Court in divorce and family-related matters, engaging with the most prominent counsel at the Cape Bar. Angela has also appeared in the Magistrates’ Courts in various matters.

 

Angela has a special interest in divorce, mediation, child-related matters, co-habitation and certain criminal law work.

 

Angela feels that in resolving legal family disputes, the adversarial system and aggressive stance of traditional divorce is not always ideal. She is mindful and attentive of her client’s needs, and takes a practical approach aimed at resolution rather than acrimony.

STORM BARRY
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
BACHELOR OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, UCT (MAJORING IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY)
BACHELOR OF LAWS, UCT

072 697 3138

storm@rouxlegal.com

Being an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Storm obtained both her LLB and Bachelor of Social Sciences degrees from the University of Cape Town.

 

Storm is a skilled and experienced litigator and feels most at home when fighting for her clients in open court. Her areas of expertise include commercial litigation, property and labour law and general matrimonial and family law matters. She has a keen interest in human and socio-economic rights and is passionate about assisting society at large in understanding their legal rights.

Storm strives to deliver expert client service and is dedicated to finding specialist solutions that are most appropriate to the unique circumstances which clients find themselves in. She invests intensely in her clients' experience, and it goes without saying that her approachability, unwavering dedication to achieving success and relentless persistence leads her to overcome the most difficult legal challenges.

SUSAN DEY
OFFICE MANAGER

011 455 4640

susan@rouxlegal.com

Susan is our office manager, ensuring that everything runs smoothly in our busy practice!

ANGELA BEEBY
CONSULTANT
LLB, UNISA

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