About Nicholas Yeowart
James employed Nicholas as his candidate attorney in February 1992. While serving his articles, Nicholas completed his studies at the University of Port Elizabeth, and was admitted as an attorney on 21 January 2000 and as a notary on 18 October 2002. In March 2002 he became a partner in the firm.
Nicholas was a member of the Law Society of South Africa's standing committee on Deceased Estates, Trusts and Planning from March 2007 to February 2009, and was also a member of the Cape Law Society's committee on Wills, Estates and Trusts, to which he was appointed, on the formation of that committee, in October 2007 until his retirement from that committee in November 2011.
In March 2008, Nicholas was appointed as an examiner for the Estates and Attorneys Bookkeeping papers of the Attorneys Admission Examination. Due to the demands of practice, Nicholas now conducts oral examinations only for the panel in these fields.
Nicholas was appointed, in July 2013, as the Cape Law Society’s representative on the Law Society of South Africa’s panel responsible for setting the Estates segment of the Attorneys Admission Examinations where he serves to date.
Nicholas practices in all areas of the firm, with a particular focus on the liquidation and distribution of Deceased Estates and the management of Curatorship Estates and Trusts, together with efficient and credible Estate Planning for Estate Duty purposes