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SchoemanLaw’s SME Self-Service Desk is shortlisted!

We have been shortlisted as one of 90 out of 450 applicants to join the HiiL Justice Accelerator in the Innovating Justice Challenge. HiiL (The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law)  find, and support the best justice innovations in a region or country. HiiL (The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law) is a social enterprise […]

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Debt Relief – The Consequences of the National Credit Amendment Act

President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law the controversial National Credit Amendment Bill which is aimed at providing relief to over-indebted consumers. The Act has prompted consternation from bodies such as the Banking Association South Africa raising their concerns that some of their customers will get away with not having to repay their debt as […]

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Winners at WOZA – Women in law Awards 2019!

We were honoured last night at the WOZA Women in law awards to win in two of the three nominated categories, we were nominated in! Thank you WOZA, what an honour! Congratulations – SchoemanLaw Inc – Winner in the category 6+ women Lawyers 2019 Congratulations – Nicolene Schoeman-Louw – Runner-up Best Practicing Corporate Law Attorney […]

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Finalist: 2019 Standard Bank Top Woman Awards – Female Young Achiever Award and Top Gender Empowered Company

We are a finalist for the 2019 Standard Bank Top Woman Awards in the Top Female Young Achiever Award (Nicolene Schoeman-Louw) as well as the Top Gender Empowered Company: Diversity & Inclusion Award categories.   Over the past 16 years, we have been committed to creating the best platform for the recognition of women leaders and […]

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News item: Can Childcare and Foster grants be used as proof of income in credit applications?

A matter came before the National Consumer Tribunal (the NCT) where JMK Loans were using applicants’ childcare and foster grants as proof of income in their credit applications. The evidence showed that JMK Loans extended credit to consumers who received child support and foster care social grants. The purpose of the childcare and foster grants was […]

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