Louis Smith

Louis Smith


Louis Smith became a candidate attorney for Paola du Plessis & van der Merwe (Kroonstad) in 1995, following his graduation with a B.Proc from the University of Pretoria in 1994. Becoming a member of various legal firms, including Marais Muller, where he is now an acting Director, Louis Smith also  has a great deal of experience representing conservation agencies and NGO's.

Susanne Rall-Willemse

Susanne Rall-Willemse

BA (Law), LLB

Susanne Rall-Willemse obtained her BA (Law) and LLB degrees from Stellenbosch University, whereafter she completed her articles with Marais Muller Hendricks (Tyger Valley) and was admitted as attorney and conveyancer in 2009. She moved her practice to Marais Muller Hendricks (Stellenbosch) in 2011 and became a director of the firm in 2016. Susanne specializes in the administration of deceased estates, insolvent deceased estates as well as conveyancing (including developments, transfers and deceased estate transfers).


Philip Rall

Philip Rall

Ba (Law), LLB

After graduating with both a degree in BA (Law) and an LLB at the University of Stellenbosch, Philip Rall was admitted as an attorney in 1981. Following many years of experience in civil and commercial litigation and property law in Cape Town’s Magistrate and High Courts, Philip Rall has developed a strong expertise in both litigation and property related matters.

Professional Team

Louise Smit


Renzo Muller


Renzo graduated from the University of the Western Cape with a LLB degree. He commenced his articles with Marais Muller Hendricks (Stellenbosch) in 2015 and was admitted as an attorney in March 2017.