Minette is a Candidate Attorney in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Phatshoane Henney Attorneys, where among others she’s involved in insurance law.
Her passion for law was instilled at a young age and she has been working hard towards her goal ever since. As a student at the University of the Free State, Minette clearly portrayed her diligent attitude towards her future career in law by obtaining both her B.Com (Law) and LLB degrees cum laude. In addition she was named the best student in both Entrepreneurial Law and Civil Procedure, and one of the UFS’ top 10 students overall in her final year.
She was further recognised as a Gradstar Top 100 student in South Africa which specifically recognises exceptional students and their potential to contribute to the workforce. Minette also served on the Executive Committee of the Student Representative Council for arts and culture and as a boarder in residence, she participated in various activities and committees. Here, she learned the importance of service, and strives to incorporate this in her everyday life
Minette values integrity and diversity and has a love for arts and culture which she displays through her training in dancing and participation in various choirs and singing groups throughout her life.
B.Com (Law) (cum laude)
LL.B (cum laude)
Honours & awards:
Dux Top 10 Student (UFS)
Gradstar Top 100 Student
Dean’s Merit List (UFS)
Best student in Entrepreneurial Law
Best student in Civil Procedure