Hans-Jurie Moolman (LLB)

Hans-Jurie Moolman obtained his LLB degree in 1999 at the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education – (now known as North West University, Potchefstroom). He completed his articles with Cox & Partners in Vryheid and was admitted as an attorney in 2002, after which he was employed as a professional assistant at the aforesaid firm for a period of two years, before establishing his own practice in Potchefstroom.

Apart from being a lawyer, he has been the author and innovator of two completely new insurance products currently administered by Tenrisk Underwriting Managers and Comprehensive Legal Risk Solutions. These niche products were designed to cater for the financial and legal risks involved with the letting of property and labour disputes with employees respectively. Both products are setting new trends in the market and bears evidence of the innovative talent clients may expect from the firm.

Land reform is a burning issue in South Africa and Hans-Jurie Moolman assists property owners with land tenure disputes and land claims. He has also provided input and comments on new tenure legislation for the largest agricultural union in South Africa. He is actively involved in assisting landowners with land claims and related issues, and Hans-Jurie Moolman is one of the few attorneys known for success within this field of law. Hans-Jurie Moolman currently specialises in land reform related disputes (land claims and lawful evictions), litigation and Insurance Law, as well as Environmental Law.

As a Municipal Councillor, he is a politician with the vision that constructive involvement in South Africa’s complexities is the only guarantee for change for the better. Hans-Jurie Moolman also serves on the provincial executive of his political party and is chairman of the said party’s provincial law commission. Furthermore, he serves as the vice chairman of the Potch-Tlokwe Chamber of Commerce, which is the City of Potchefstroom’s Chamber of Commerce that was established in 2011. This Chamber of Commerce has since grown into one of the largest organisations of its kind in South Africa.

He is the author of monthly articles in South Africa’s major agricultural magazine called Veeplaas, wrote an article for the Telersvereeniging and has a weekly interview on legal aspects affecting farmers on the radio station known as Landbou Radio.

He has made presentations on Land Rights in Africa on invitation at two international conferences that related to agriculture and commercial farming.