We are a boutique law firm specialising primarily in Medical/Clinical Negligence/Malpractice Law. What distinguishes us from other law firms offering similar services is that our attorneys have experience in the medical field allowing them an improved understanding and knowledge of the facts of each case, medical terminology and the ability to read and understand the hospital and medical records in order to succinctly brief the requisite experts. Collectively, our attorneys have in excess of 25 years experience in medical negligence litigation.
Medical Negligence,sometimes called Medical Malpractice or Clinical Negligence (depending on which country you are in) all relate to a legal cause of action when a health care practitioner or hospital (their employees) strays from the reasonable standards in their profession, causing injury or harm to the patient.
Marietjie Lanser has a B. Cur (Nursing) degree and worked as a professional nurse and midwife for many years. Marietjie also has diplomas in nursing education,
administration and Public Health. While living abroad she studied her LLB (Law) degree and now has extensive experience in the field of medical malpractice Law.
KJ Lanser matriculated in 1979 in Heidelberg and studied at the University of Johannesburg.
He was admitted as an attorney, conveyancer and notary public in the early nineties and was a partner and director of De Vries inc. (Formerly Van Wyk De Vries Attorneys). He headed the conveyancing since 1997 until his resignation.
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For the buying or selling of property. LLA Law ensures a speedy conclusion of the transaction.
We assist in Acquisitions, Mergers, Reverse Listings, Capital Raising Exercises, and Corporate Finance.
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