About


ZELDA KARELSEN

(Attorney, Conveyancer & Notary)

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Zelda started her career as Conveyancing Secretary in 1989 at Dyason Attorneys and further developed in property related matters at Lategan, Viljoen & Pretorius Attorneys, Goodman & Jacobs and Strydom Britz, Mohulatsi Attorneys.

In 1995, whilst employed at Strydom Britz Mohulatsi as senior Conveyancing Typist, Zelda commenced her part time legal studies and graduated from UNISA with a Bachelors of Law Degree (B. Proc) in 2003.

After being admitted as Attorney, she progressed her interest in property matters by qualifying as Conveyancer and Notary in 2003 and 2004 respectively.

Zelda has since then been practising in this capacity, with comprehensive experience in Bond Registrations (for the four Prime Financial Institutions namely Standard Bank, Absa Bank, Nedbank & First National Bank) and the associated Transfers and all other property related matters.

Serving as Director (2009 – 2012) at Strydom, Britz, Mohulatsi Attorneys, Zelda and her team of conveyancing secretaries was primarily responsible for attending to Clientele of Standard Bank Business, Private Clients & Private Banking Divisions.

FIELD OF EXPERIENCE

Over the past 26 years in the Conveyancing Environment Zelda’s responsibilities resulted in knowledge and understanding of processes at the Financial Institutions and at the Legal Authority Bodies.

Her experience, whilst practising as Conveyancing Secretary, Conveyancer and Notary, includes the following:

  • Opening of Township Registers
  • Development Transfers
  • Bond Registrations
  • Cancellations
  • Subdivisions and Consolidations
  • Opening of Sectional Title Registers and Sectional Title Related matters for example. Extension of Units
  • Notarial Bond Registrations
  • Antenuptial Contracts
  • Concluding of Estates
  • Building of Client relationships based on Commitment, Care and Quality
  • Appreciate the shared responsibilities of Clients, Estate Agents and Attorneys in property processes
  • General Management and Administration of a Division responsible for doing major banks bond registrations (Standard Bank, Absa Bank, First National Bank and Nedbank) with associated Bank Panel Authorizations and Legal Requirements 
  • Comprehend Legal Software Packages  -  GhostConvey, Windeed, WebConvey. Search Works

 





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