Our People

Hendrik de Korte, Principal

Hendrik de Korte studied Commerce and Law at the University of Pretoria and served articles of law in 1995 and 1996. He practiced law in Pretoria from 1997 to 2001, where he established a successful law firm. He sat a conversion examination in 2001 in the United Kingdom and was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 2002. He migrated to Australia with his young family in 2002, when he was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland. Practising in various firms in Queensland, Hendrik possesses extensive knowledge and experience in the Australian legal system. Furthermore, his personal experience of migrating to Australia enables him to provide great insight to migration clients in his role as a Registered Migration Agent. Hendrik is fluent in Afrikaans. Feel free to contact Hendrik at hendrik@tdklaw.com.au.

Cedwynn Toweel, Principal

Cedwynn Toweel studied Law at the Universities of Pretoria and South Africa. He served as a Military Law Advisor in the South African Air Force and obtained the rank of Major, before he joined the Department of Justice and was appointed as a Crown Prosecutor. He served there for three years, before he joined the Pretoria Bar in 1986, where he practised as an Advocate for 17 years. In 2003 he migrated to Queensland with his family. After attending Griffith University on the beautiful Gold Coast during 2003 to do certain conversion courses and also sitting the Bar Prac Course at the beginning of 2004, he was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law and immediately started practising as such in Brisbane. He was a member of the Bar Association of Queensland until the end of 2012, when he decided to join de Korte Lawyers. Having been in practice at the Bar for approximately 25 years, Cedwynn has extensive knowledge of all aspects of litigation, both civil and criminal and is in charge of all litigation at de Korte Lawyers. He formed Australian Migration and Visa Agents Pty Ltd in 2006 and has been a director of the company and a Registered Migration Agent ever since then and he and Hendrik both advise clients regarding migration options. Cedwynn and his family have all become Australian citizens since migrating. Feel free to contact Cedwynn at cedwynn@tdklaw.com.au.

 

Nabila Khatree, Solicitor

Nabila Khatree was admitted as a solicitor in 2013. She joined the TdK Law team in August 2015. Nabila practises in Conveyancing (both purchase and sale) for residential, commercial and off-the-plan properties, Transfers, Estates, wills and Islamic wills, Family Law matters including drafting of Consent Orders and Divorces, Business Conveyancing (buying and selling of businesses) and she also assists Hendrik in other areas of law.

Feel free to contact Nabila at conveyancing@tdklaw.com.au.

 

Roisin Dickson , Office Manager

Roisin Dickson joined TdK Law as Office Manager in August 2012. Roisin is responsible for the day to day management of the Solicitors practising at TdK Law, including accounting, client and file management and all aspects of practice management.

Feel free to contact Roisin at office@tdklaw.com.au.