Chang-Lin is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group assisting in the High Court Civil Litigation department with a primary focus on collections, general litigation and RAF matters. Chang-Lin is truly exhilarated by the litigation process and an ardent candidate of the application of law in courts.

Chang-Lin Dirks is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys. 

She completed her LL.B at the University of the Free State upon being awarded the rector’s bursary for top academic achievement and student involvement at the Cape Academy of Maths, Science and Technology. Being goal-orientated and ambitious she has aimed to ensure that she achieved academically as well as develop all the necessary skills to ensure she will be the best fit for her client’s needs. 

Chang-Lin was awarded a position on the Dean’s Merit list of the Law faculty for the years 2016 and 2017 and was invited to the top achievers breakfast by the Dean in her final year. She has held various leadership positions such as being on the residence leadership, disciplinary committee and a Labour Law tutor in the Law faculty. 

Chang-Lin is truly a student of life and believes that a legal practitioner should continuously endeavour to empower himself with knowledge of its field. She is currently pursuing her Master of Laws at the University of the Free State and aims to fully utilise this specialisation to service her clients in Dispute Resolution.

Outside of work Chang-Lin enjoys coffee dates over good laughs and conversation. She has a soft spot for dogs and cats and hopes to one day adopt and assist as many as she can.