Elani is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys, where she specialises in the Public and Private Sectors of Civil Litigation, in both the High Court and Magistrates’ Court.

Elani is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys, where she specialises in the Public and Private Sectors of Civil Litigation, in both the High Court and Magistrates’ Court.

Her areas of expertise are Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Claims, Third Party Claims, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Delictual Claims, Debt Collections, Debt Review matters and Evictions. 

Elani matriculated at Eunice High School. Elani completed her LLB Degree Cum Laude at the University of the Free State and was ranked under the Top 8 of the Law Faculty.  She was awarded with a position on the Dean’s Merit List for Academic Excellence and attended the Top Achievers breakfast. She has been a member of the Golden Key Honour Society since inception of her legal studies at the University of the Free State and continued to be a member throughout.

From the first day of articles Elani pursued her career in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group where she developed her passion for Medical Negligence, Personal Injury Claims and Road Accident Fund matters, which she understands requires utmost attention to detail and processes as clients places their faith in her. She is passionate about advising and supporting her clients in their claims as it involves a difficult time for each client. Elani enjoys working with her clients at a personal level by advising, supporting and guiding her clients throughout their claims to ensure that the client’s best interest is adhered to.

Elani uses her solution-driven mindset to drive her in achieving the best possible outcome for every situation. Elani approaches each matter carefully by identifying the core issues at hand, her client’s needs and responsiveness thereto in order to establish the correct approach to take for the specific matter. Elani prides herself on her strong work ethic, consistency and going the extra mile daily for her clients. She actively strives to keep her clients satisfied throughout their claim and measures her success by obtaining the best possible relief for each client. Due to the complexity of the matters, Elani believes that obtaining advice from her senior colleagues is one of the best ways in finding the best possible solution for her client’s matter.

Elani highly values honesty, loyalty and respect. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor running and activities to keep herself healthy, active and to re-energise. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family.