Whitney Maclons

Associate
+27 (0) 21 801 5240
+27 (0) 86 6698 0306
whitney.maclons@adriaansattorneys.com
Whitney Maclons is an Associate of Adriaans Attorneys focusing mainly on contractual and delictual disputes, lease and property disputes, evictions, debt collection claims and general company secretarial work.

Whitney is a national Conflicts Dynamics Accredited Mediator as well as an International CEDR Accredited Mediator.
Education

  • 2017 - CEDR Accredited Mediator
  • 2017 - Conflicts Dynamics Accredited Mediator
  • 2013 - University of the Western Cape, LLM - Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • 2009 - University of the Western Cape, Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Membership

  • Law Society of the Cape Of Goodhope 
  • General company secretarial work including the drafting and registration of company constitutive documents and resolutions
  • Commercial litigation: general drafting mainly for litigation
  • Magistrates' Court and High Court General Litigation: drafting necessary documents, attending to court, consulting junior and senior counsel, preparing briefs for counsel
  • Drafting pleadings, notices in various types of matters, including but not limited to contractual claims, delictual claims and matrimonial matters
  • Commercial property disputes
  • Advising clients on property disputes, local government law and evictions
  • Drafting of various claims; affidavits for variation of judgement applications; general notices; warrant of executions
  • Drafting divorce settlement agreements
Whitney joined Adriaans Attorneys as a Candidate Attorney in 2014 and was appointed as an Associate in 2016.


April 19, 2018

A conceptual overview of the age-old acquisitive prescription of immovable property, expropriation & Section 25 of the Constitution

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Awareness of the practice and applicability of mediation in civil law

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