Ilze is a director in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group of Phatshoane Henney Attorneys where she heads up the Family Law division. She specialises in family law and handles matters in the Children’s Court, Maintenance Court, Domestic Violence Court, Magistrates' Court, Regional Court and High Court. She also conducts general litigation on behalf of clients.
Ilze is key role player in the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. From the start of her legal career, Ilze has let her work ethic and absolute commitment to her clients speak for her - a fact supported by her impressive range of cases and high success rates.
Ilze’s no-nonsense approach in her representation of clients does not compromise her compassion or unwavering commitment to quality. Without fail, she approaches each case with the same focus and commitment as she has done since her first case, ensuring that clients are in the best hands possible. Particularly with family matters, she strongly believes that clients must be assisted through what is often an incredibly difficult time in their lives, with efficiency, empathy and dignity.
Ilze is the chairperson of the Executive Committee of Families South Africa (FAMSA) Bloemfontein and in this manner contributes to the important role of family in today’s society.
Ilze is a multi-skilled individual, have competed as a sportswoman at Provincial and National level during her school and university days. Ilze graduated from university as the second best student in her class and won the national criminal moot court competition in her final year of studies. She believes in maintaining a healthy life style and making time for family and friends as important elements in bringing perspective to her law practice.
LL.B (cum laude)
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
Chairperson FAMSA Bloemfontein EXCO
Lecturing & speaking engagements:
Lectured at the University of the Free Sate during 2012
Honours & awards:
Phatshoane Henney Honour Medal