Port Elizabeth Law Firm

The Firm

By choosing Van Heerdens Attorneys to represent you in your divorce, family or criminal matter, you are choosing to work with passionate and experienced attorneys who have acted for hundreds of clients in various cases.

Attorneys that actually make a difference.

These cases include opposed and unopposed divorces, international divorces, high net worth divorces, disputes involving custody of children, child maintenance, domestic violence and various types of criminal cases.

We manage our caseloads in order to concentrate our resources and efforts on gaining the best possible outcome for our clients.


Louis Van Heerden

Louis van Heerden is said to be one of the brightest and most passionate lawyers in the industry whose creative and assertive approach to the law has earned him a reputation amongst his colleagues as being a formidable opponent.

Louis started his legal career practicing with a full-service law firm in Port Elizabeth, where he gained experience in various areas of the law, including divorce and family law, criminal law and contract and commercial law. Louis believes that, together with his team, he has fulfilled his desire to provide his clients with the personalised, individual attention which they require and are entitled to. He strives to attain this goal with every client he represents.

Louis recognises the importance and sensitivity of the matters with which he deals and strives to achieve the best possible outcome for each and every client.

Louis has litigated various disputed matters to a successful resolution. He represents clients from all walks of life, which have included a number of well-known South African personalities.  Therefore, Louis understands that some matters require a certain degree of skill and confidentiality, which is the attitude he maintains with all his clients.

Under Louis’ leadership, Van Heerdens Attorneys represents clients locally, nationally and internationally. The firm represents individuals who value hard work, intelligence and a smart approach to the timeous resolution of complex cases.

Emergency Contacts

Van Heerdens Attorneys (After Hours Bail Applications) 073 124 2000
SAPS 10111
Family Violence, Child Abuse, Sexual Violence 012 393 2363
Childline 0800 055 555
CRIME STOP 0860 010 111
Women Abuse 0800 150 150


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