Professional Staff

Dykes van HEERDEN Inc.

Peter Dykes became a director of Munro McHarry Inc. (a well established firm in Randburg) at the end of 1984. Subsequently, with the blessing of Munro McHarry Inc, he started a new partnership known as Munro Edmonds Dykes. It was initially the intention that Munro Edmons Dykes would concentrate on commercial work and litigation and Munro McHarry Inc. would concentrate on conveyancing.

The partnership subsequently changed it's name to Edmons Dykes and later to Dykes, Daly. A few years later Dykes, Daly purchased Munro McHarry Inc. which then became part of Dykes, Daly. In March 1995 Johan van Heerden (who had done his articles at Dykes, Daly and had helped establish the Roodepoort office of Dykes, Daly) became a partner of Dykes, Daly. Dykes, Daly at such stage separated into four separate firms and Peter Dykes and Johan van Heerden became sole partners of Dykes, Daly (Roodepoort). Dykes, Daly (Roodepoort) subsequently changed it's name to Dykes van Heerden.

Peter Dykes has a B.Comm. LLB. He has been practising as an attorney for 23 years. His areas of interest include litigation, commercial work and rendering assistance to new businesses. He particularly enjoys commercial work and problem solving.

Johan van Heerden has a B.Proc degree and was admitted as a partner to Dykes van Heerden in March 1995. He is a Springbok gymnast and tumbler. He particularly enjoys commercial matters and deserves a great deal of credit for building up the conveyancing department of Dykes van Heerden.

Doctor Segogoba joined Dykes, van Heerden during January 1999. Previously he had spent a University vacation with Dykes, van Heerden as part of the Integrated Bar Project (IBP). Dykes, van Heerden has for many years acted as a coach and mentor to students as part of its contribution to such project. The IBP was initiated in 1989 by the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria and the Faculty of Law at the University of the North in association with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of South Africa in order to provide broad preliminary practical training at top level for senior black law students from all South African Universities. Doctor Segogoba is presently involved with commercial matters at Dykes van Heerden and assists Peter Dykes with commercial work.

Cheryl Ramsamy has a B. Proc degree and joined Dykes van Heerden in 2003. She is a qualified conveyancer and enjoys Property Law and all aspects of conveyancing including transfers, bonds and developments. She previously practised as a litigation attorney for approximately 2 years.

Garth Dykes Garth Dykes has a LLB degree and is currently enrolled as an attorney in the North Gauteng High Court, the Cape High Court and the KwaZulu-Natal High Court. His areas of interest include litigation, commercial work and problem solving. He enjoys interacting with clients and finding solutions to his client’s problems. His outside interests include playing touch rugby, gym and spending time with his family.His future goals include completing a MBA and obtaining a doctorate in property law..



Christopher Dykes joined Dykes van Heerden Inc in March 2009.  He has an LLB degree and is also actively involved with problem solving matters.

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