Our Team

The importance of individuals in a business like ours can never be underestimated. We are as great as our people.

We look for bold people. Intelligent people. People who not only have proven academic ability, but also inherent lateral thinking and creative problem-solving skills.

Howard Rubenstein

Howard Rubenstein

Howard Rubenstein
(BCom, LLB)


Howard Rubenstein founded Rubensteins Attorneys in 2008. Having practiced as an Attorney since 2003 Howard has gained extensive experience in the areas of commercial and civil litigation and criminal Law. Howard leads the firm’s litigation department overseeing a dynamic team of energetic, diligent and ambitious lawyers.

Ilze Slier

Ilze Slier

Ilze Slier
(BCom LLB)


Ilze joined the firm in 2013 as our conveyancing associate and has 17 years’ experience as a conveyancer. She specializes in the drafting of sale agreements in respect of both residential and commercial properties and the process relating to the transfer of immovable property in the relevant deeds office.
She offers a unique service to our clients by handling the transfer process personally from the commencement of a matter until ...

Leanne van Rensburg

Leanne van Rensburg

Leanne van Rensburg
BA LLB LLM (Rhodes)


In April 2013, Leanne joined the firm as a Candidate Attorney having completed a Master of Laws from Rhodes University, specializing in the legal framework surrounding hate speech and the suitability of regulating law and language in South Africa. Leanne has gained experience in a variety of matters ranging from general High Court and Magistrates’ Court litigation, family law, landlord and tenant disputes, residential and commercial evictions, ...

Nicole Matisonn

Nicole Matisonn

Nicole Matisonn
BCom LLB


Nicole was admitted as an attorney in 2005 and was a partner of Bernadt Vukic Potash & Getz. Nicole joined the firm of John Taylor and Associates in 2011 and is now assisting Rubenstein Attorneys in their commercial department.  Her primary experience is in  regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, and the drafting of various commercial contracts including loan and facility agreements, security documents, sale of shares and business agreements, franchise agreements ...

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