Schoeman Louw - Conveyancers, Notaries Public - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Nicolene Schoeman Louw

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Mrs Nicolene Schoeman – Louw

LLB cum laude LLM (UFS) PG Dip FP (US)

Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary Public

Areas of expertise:
• Commercial law
• Business continuity planning and corporate governance
• Contract law
• Mining law
• Immigration law
• Civil litigation
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Property law and conveyancing
• Notarial work
• Wills and Estate planning

Mrs Nicolene Schoeman – Louw founded the firm Schoemanlaw Inc in 2007 aged 24 and is now the Managing Director of the firm.

She is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, she is also a conveyancer and notary public.

She obtained her LLB degree cum laude and successfully completed her LLM degree (dissertation) in commercial law and B-BBEE at the University of the Free State. In addition she obtained her postgraduate diploma in financial planning (CFP) at the University of Stellenbosch.

An abstract of her LLM dissertation was published in the Journal for Estate Planning in 2006 and is regularly published in De Rebus (the SA attorneys’ journal) as well as Without Prejudice and (legalbriefs). She also writes regularly for various online publications such as Spice for Life and other mainstream publications such as The Entrepreneur Magazine, Personal Finance Magazine and has a regular slot on SAfm’s The Law Report with Karen Key.


Conveyancers, Notaries Public


SchoemanLaw Inc Attorneys, Conveyancers and Notaries Public is a boutique law firm that offer a wide range of legal services. Based in Cape Town, we specialise in commercial (business) law, B-BBEE advice and planning , mining law

Work History

Vice Chairperson

Women's Hope, Education and TrainingTrust (WHEAT)

From November 2011

Founder and Managing Director

SchoemanLaw Inc

From January 2007

Mrs Nicolene Schoeman – Louw founded SchoemanLaw Inc and is a director of the firm

Candidate Attorney

Joe Schoeman Attorney (BFN)

From November 2005

Research assistant and translator

University of the Free State

January 2003 - November 2005


Finalist in the 2013 CEO Magazine's Most Influential Women

Nicolene Schoeman – Louw was nominated in 2013 as CEO magazine’s Most Influential Women in Government and Business.

Without Prejudice Journal

Mrs Nicolene Schoeman – Louw’s latest research paper titled: How the Companies Act Impacts on Directors was published in the prestigious without prejudice journal in July 2013. Learn about directors’ obligations in terms of the business judgement rule..

SAfm: The Law Report with Karen Key July 2012

In July Nicolene Schoeman – Louw was featured on SAfm’s The Law Report with Karen Key. Catch Nicolene again as she returns on her regular feature slot in August.
To listen to her recent broadcast download it from

SAfm interview: The Law Report (with Karen Key) - May 2012

I was interviewed by Karen Key on the Law Report on SAfm (104 – 107 fm) regarding the importance of wills, estate planning and trusts in May 2012. To listen to the broadcast download it from:

Finalist in the Professional Category BWA's RBAA

In the first quarter of 2012 I was a finalist in the Professional Category of the Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa’s (BWASA) Regional Business Achievers’ Awards (RBAA) – Western Cape.

Latest academic publication

My latest latest ground-breaking research titled: "Piercing the corporate veil under the new Companies Act" was published in the June 2012 issue of the De Rebus magazine (SA Attorneys’ journal) as a cover feature.

First academic publication

An abstract of my LLM dissertation titled: "The co-operative as an appropriate enterprise for BEE" was published in the Journal for Estate Planning in 2006.

Qualifications & Certifications

University of the Free State

University of the Free State

Stellenbosch University

CFP (post - graduate diploma in financial planning)

Stellenbosch University/Universiteit Stellenbosch


University of the Free State/Universiteit van die Vrystaat

Eunice High School

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