Rob was born and bred in Port Elizabeth and obtained his B Juris LLB from the Nelson Mandela University in 1987. Rob joined Pagdens in 1988 and was appointed as a director in 1994. Rob enjoys outdoor activities and sports, particularly rugby and cricket.
DOC DE KOCK
Doc attended school at Queens College and thereafter attended the University of Stellenbosch where he obtained his BComm (Law) and LLB degrees. Doc prosecuted for a year in Pinetown before serving his articles with the State Attorney. He joined Pagdens in 1983 and became a director in 1985. Doc specialises in conveyancing, with a special emphasis on developments. He is also in charge of the Estates Department. Doc is married with 3 children and in his spare time he enjoys gardening and playing tennis and golf.
Brett was born in Port Elizabeth, schooled at Grey and studied at the Nelson Mandela University where he graduated with a B Juris (1992) and a LLB (1994). He joined Pagdens in 1995 and after completing his articles of clerkship was appointed to the Collections and Litigation Department. In 1998 he was admitted as a conveyancer and has specialised in the Property Department since then. Brett enjoys golf, squash, running and spending time with his family.
DIRECTOR & CHAIRMANpatrick@pagdens.co.za
Patrick was born in Port Elizabeth and attended the Nelson Mandela University where he obtained his LLB degree. Patrick joined Pagdens as a candidate attorney in 2006 and currently practices in the Litigation Department. Patrick was appointed as a director in 2010. In his spare time Patrick enjoys spending time at game reserves, horse riding and enjoying the outdoors.
Jean was born in East London and attended the Nelson Mandela University where she obtained her LLB Degree cum laude. Jean joined Pagdens as a candidate attorney in 2008 and was appointed a director in 2011. Jean has a passion for animals and in her spare time enjoys gyming and spending time with her family.
JAN JAN EKSTEEN
Jan Jan matriculated at Kingswood College in Grahamstown. He obtained his LLB degree at the Nelson Mandela University. Jan Jan joined Pagdens as a candidate attorney in 2012 and was appointed as a director in 2015. In his spare time Jan Jan enjoys doing triathlon events and the outdoors.
Nicole attended Collegiate Girls' High School and went on to complete her B Com (Law) and LLB degrees at Nelson Mandela University. She was admitted as an attorney in 2013 and joined the Pagdens team in 2014 where she practices as an attorney, notary and conveyancer. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and travelling with friends and family.
Matthew matriculated from Alexander Road High School in 2008 and obtained his LLB degree from Nelson Mandela University in 2012. He was admitted as an attorney in 2015 and has subsequently obtained his Masters in Labour Law (cum laude). Matthew joined Pagdens as an Associate in 2017. He has a passion for community upliftment and in his spare time enjoys playing hockey, swimming and spending time with his family.
SHAYNE DE BEER
Shayne was born in Port Elizabeth but spent most of his childhood in Zimbabwe. He matriculated from St Dominics Priory and completed his LLB degree at Nelson Mandela University in 2013. Shayne joined Pagdens in 2018 and heads up the collections department while also practising within the litigation department. In his spare time, he participates in several team sports including football and cricket.