Richard Evans & Associates is a boutique style law firm which was founded in 2006 by Richard Evans, a practicing Senior Partner in a large Durban based law firm. While Richard Evans may have occupied a senior position, his entrepreneurial ambitions quickly outgrew the novelty that was his senior position and manifested itself into owning his very own law firm.
Richard Evans & Associates’ doors opened on 01 June 2006. Specialising in the field of town planning, environmental, building plan and other related areas of property law, Richard Evans & Associates began its ascent as a start-up law firm based in St Mary’s Road in Kloof.
Richard Evans has over 40 years’ experience in the fields of town planning and environmental law and is known as one of the best town planning attorneys in KwaZulu-Natal.
Attorney, Notary Public and Conveyancer, Jennifer Afton Sharp, joined Richard Evans & Associates in 2011 to grow the firm’s conveyancing and notarial practice and was made a Partner of the firm in March 2016. Together with her senior paralegal, Michelle du Toit, Jennifer runs a thriving department specialising in the transfer of residential, sectional title and commercial properties, as well as subdivisions, consolidations, township establishment, developments and the registration and extension of sectional title schemes.
Matthew Hill Bremner joined Richard Evans & Associates in 2018 and currently assists both Richard and Jennifer in their practices. Matthew has extensive experience in civil and commercial litigation but his principal interests are in property, town planning and environmental law. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Social Science, a Bachelor of Laws and a Master’s in Environmental Law from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
One of the most important qualities of a legal team is the ability to perform both individually and in collaboration. The professionals and staff at Richard Evans & Associates work very well as a team and strive to provide all clients with personalised service. The firm believes that communication is the key to a good and long lasting relationship between attorney and client.