The People Of BSB Attorneys
Burden, Swart & Botha Attorneys employ a dynamic range of attorneys who are all fully qualified to deal with all legal matters pertaining to your case in a personal & professional manner. To find out more about the team at Burden, Swart & Botha, see below.
Andrew Burden matriculated in Moorreesburg, Western Cape at Dirkie Uys High School in 1976. During 1981 he graduated with his BA-Law degree at the University of Stellenbosch. Andrew continued his studies at Potchefstroom University and completed his LLB degree in 1984.
After completion of his articleship at Harvey Mostert Attorneys in Witbank, he relocated to Pretoria. In 1994 he established Andrew Burden Attorneys. In 1997 and 2007 Leonora Swart and Soekie Riekert-Botha respectively joined Andrew as partners.
As senior partner Andrew has exceptional experience in commercial law and general litigation. He also has extensive experience in divorce law.
Leonora Swart matriculated in 1988 from Hugenote Girls High on the East Rand. She completed her B.Proc-degree in 1992 at the University of Pretoria. In 1993 she commenced her articles at Andrew Burden Attorneys. She was admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer in 1995 and continued at the firm as a Professional Assistant. She became a partner at Andrew Burden Attorneys in 1997.
Leonora established the conveyancing department at the firm and through her dedication, hard work and managerial skills built the conveyancing department into an exceptional and very successful department.
She specializes in Transfer of ownership in land, Registration and Cancellation of Mortgage Bonds, Establishment of townships, Sectional title developments, Opening of Sectional Title Schemes, Consolidation and Subdivision of land and Registration of Servitutes. Leonora contributes immensely to the success of Burden Swart & Botha Attorneys.
Soekie Riekert-Botha matriculated at High School Hercules, Pretoria during 1995. She completed her B.Com Law -degree in 1998. In the year 2000 she completed her LLB-degree and advanced certificate in Child Law. She completed her articles during 2002 at Andrew Burden Attorneys and became partner in 2007.
Soekie heads the very successful collection department which boasts with an exceptional high success rate with the recovery of debt. Due to her excellent managerial skills, the department has expanded since she joined as partner.
She also specializes in divorce and maintenance matters due to her advance qualification in child law.
She is an admitted notary and attends to all the notarial contracts, including antenuptual agreements.