Steyn is a Director in the Commercial Practice Group of Phatshoane Henney Attorneys, specialising in all aspects of corporate and commercial law. In addition to being an attorney, Steyn is also a qualified accountant equipping him with the ability to provide comprehensive and cross-disciplinary advice and solutions to clients.
At university, Steyn obtained his LL.B degree cum laude and was the Dux Student at the University of the Free State in the same year. In addition to his degree in accounting, he further specialised in tax and completed his Higher Diploma in Taxation, making him uniquely positioned to provide tailored fiduciary, corporate and commercial services and solutions that are also tax efficient.
At heart, Steyn is a transaction specialist, and enjoys nothing more than working on a large commercial transaction, merger or acquisition, or restructuring deal and developing bespoke solutions for his clients. He often works closely with colleagues in other departments, allowing his ability to view a transaction holistically to guide the various role-players to a successful conclusion with all angles and aspects considered.
Steyn also specialises in taking appointments as trustee and auditor of inter vivos and testamentary trusts and with an extensive knowledge of trust, fiduciary and tax law, it allows him to assist clients with estate planning and effective management of their trusts and entities.
Steyn enjoys unwinding after work with a game of touch rugby, going for a run or just spending time with his family.
LL.B (cum laude)
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Honours & awards:
Dux Student Award at UFS