About Us

Our focus is on serving clients…”

Protecting the Law Since 1978

We are Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancers who have over 40 years of experience and we understand business and believe that it is our passion for work and the willingness of our professionals and staff that allows us to gain thorough knowledge of our clients’ business and their specific needs.

Originally started by Michael Ruben Burmeister in February 1978 as M R Burmeister & Company. In June 1980 Hermanus De Villiers Lamprecht joined Michael Ruben Burmeister and they practised under the name and style of Burmeister & Lamprecht. The firm later relocated to 12 Graham Street, North End, Port Elizabeth during 1987. In 1996 Craig Todd De Lange joined the firm and in 1999 Burmeisters was incorporated and practised as Burmeister De Lange Incorporated. In May 2008 Soni Inc amalgamated with Burmeister De Lange Inc. to form a new firm Burmeister De Lange Soni Inc. During 2016 Burmeister De Lange Soni Inc had a revamp and commenced practising as BDLS Attorneys Inc. In August 2017 BDLS Attorneys Inc relocated to their new offices at 60 2nd Avenue, Newton Park, Port Elizabeth.

Why Choose Us

OUR TECHNICAL LEVEL

We strive to be equipped with the latest technology advances so that we can render services to our client speedily and efficiently accordingly we  have an independant IT team on site and are equipped with advanced software and hardware. The legal software incorporated in our firm is Ghost Practice and Ghost Convey. Our staff are kept updated by attending regular training courses and workshops.

OUR STRUCTURE

We have ten (10) professional service departments. These divisions fall under the general management of the firm. Each department is headed by a professional, who is responsible for co-ordination and control within the department. Our staff is our most valued asset. We invest in them, affording them opportunities to enhance their skills and to advance their careers to their fullest potential. The level of training and skills amongst our 21 professionals and staff is widely recognised by local businesses as being of the highest standard.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

Achievement through excellence in the practice of law.

OUR VISION

Being a dynamic, professional and caring legal firm dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in service.

OUR MISSION

To provide an excellent, professional, comprehensive and value for money legal service to our clients. To foster a caring and pleasant working environment for the benefit of our clients and the employees of the firm.

OUR STATEMENT OF VALUES AND PRINCIPLES

We, the Directors and employees of BDLS Attorneys Inc pledge ourselves to abide by the following principles:

1

COMMITMENT

To each other and to our clients.

2

 HONESTY

To be honest, truthful and open towards each other and our clients.

3

ACCOUNTABILITY

To be accountable to each other and act in the utmost good faith towards our clients.

4

 INTEGRITY

To uphold the ethical standards of our profession.

5

DISCIPLINE

To be disciplined and manage our portfolios personally.

6

SERVICE DELIVERY

To uphold the dignity of our clients by putting them first. We provide quality service to our clients by always meeting and exceeding their needs and expectations.

7

COMMUNITY

We value diversity of our community, we are committed to help all people.

GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

We have various students working during their vacations and obtaining practical experience.

We assist a local baby safe home, Thandu’sana, within our area and do monthly handovers of donations and necessities collected.

We provide pro bono legal services to Animal Anti Cruely League, the Red Cross and to the Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp Foundation.

Directors

Craig De Lange

Craig De Lange

Director

Angie Gomes

Angie Gomes

Director

Urmila Soni

Urmila Soni

Director

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