Meet Our Team

As a law firm, we use our best endeavours to be liberal, approachable and affiliation driven. We make every effort to construct an open and authentic affiliation with each other and our client base. We inspire our staff members to be individuals and we use all opportunities to unravel and advance the potential of our staff members for the advantage of the firm and our client base.

Ureesh Dorasamy

LLB

Currently holds a LLB from the University of South Africa and is an admitted attorney. He is duly admitted to appear in all courts within the Republic of South Africa. He has extensive experience in family law matters as well as criminal and civil litigation. He is currently a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces as well as the Law Society of KwaZulu Natal. Appears in both Gauteng and KZN Courts.

Specializes in: Family Law Estates Labour Law Criminal Litigation (High Court & Regional Court)

Siraaj Khan

LLB, LLM

Joined the firm in 2013. He holds both a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws Degree in Medical Law, from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College) Campus. Mr Khan is admitted to appear in all courts within the Republic of South Africa. During his tenure at the firm he specialized in litigation and drafting of contracts. In October 2015 Mr Khan joined the Faculty of Law at Rhodes University where he teaches Criminal Law, Civil Procedure and Introduction to Legal Theory. He remains a consultant with the firm.

Specializes in: Contracts, Medical negligence Motor vehicle accidents and Criminal law

Kishore Bhagothadin

LLB

He holds an LLB degree from the University of South Africa and is an admitted attorney. He is currently a member of the Law Society of Kwa-Zulu Natal. He has extensive experience with criminal and civil litigation as well as rescissions and divorces.

Specializes in:  Labour Law Criminal litigation Rescissions Divorce

Basil J. Van Der Merwe

B.Proc.; Barrister and Solicitor Western Australia

A former Educator. B Proc. admitted as an attorney of the Supreme Court in 1982. Member of the Law Society of Kwa-Zulu Natal. Over 25 years of experience in the legal field. Served as the diplomat in the United States of America. Previously appointed as an assessor at the High Court Extensive litigation experience.

Specializes in: Criminal Litigation (Regional Court & High Court) Civil Litigation (High Court & Regional Court) Family Law matters

Venessa Pillay

LLB

Currently holds an LLB from the University of South Africa and is admitted as an Attorney of the High Court. She is admitted to appear in all courts within the Republic of South Africa. She has experience in Contract Law, Estates, Family Law matters, as well as Civil and Criminal litigation. She is currently a member of the Legal Practice Council

Avril-Anne Govender

Joined the firm as an admin assistant in 2020.She has extensive experience in both sales and administration. A capable and determined individual, who has a willingness to make a positive mark.

Dashnie Nadesan

Dashnie Nodasen obtained her bookkeeping, payroll and administration qualifications through Varsity College. Highly professional assistant with a comprehensive command of legal office, administrative, and clerical support functions, combined with a knowledge of legal documents, court filings, drafting legal documents and legal procedures.

KERSHEN NARSIGAN

BSS(Criminology)(UKZN) , LLB (UKZN)

Is a continuous learner who relishes a challenge and one who is always in constant  search of intellectual growth .Refusing to be complacent he has vast experience in various fields of law  including but not limited to : Criminal  ,Civil and Commercial  litigation , Pension Fund Law  Insolvency law , Contract Law , Collections and Dispute Resolution . He had completed Articles of clerkship at  a reputable large law firm   and thereafter entered into the corporate sector by joining one of South Africas Big four banks as a Legal Remediation Specialist  . He holds two degrees in BSS (Criminology ) & LLB from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal

Specializes in: Insolvency Law, Liquidations, Sequestration

Liam van der Merwe

Graduated with an LL.B from the University of the Free State and joined the firm as a candidate attorney in 2021. An open and determined individual who seeks to join the legal fraternity and assist his community through the avenues of the law.

Thembalethu Ngcobo

Currently holds an LLB from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She joined Ureesh Dorasamy and Associates in 2020. She is a very dedicated individual who always puts her best foot forward. She is interested in Private Law, namely Contract Law, Property Law and Family Law.