Najma Abdol, Litigation assistant.
Najma Abdol is currently working at Dingley Marshall as a litigation assistant.
Najma matriculated from Spine Road High in Mitchells Plain, after which she commenced her career in retail. From there on she worked as a lab assistant in the pathology sector for ten years. After a good run, Najma decided to change her career path by moving into the legal sector. For two years she worked at The Law Society of Western Cape before joining Dingley Marshall in 2017.
Najma is currently completing her courses at The South African School of Paralegal Studies, for Civil Litigation and Debt Collection. She plans to finish these courses in April 2020.
Najma loves learning new things and pushing herself beyond her comfort zone. If she isn’t spending a day out on the beach or learning how to rollerblade, she is traveling to different corners of the country and taking selfies. When it comes to her relationships with others, she enjoys laughing over the latest comedy standup jokes and sharing a meal. She supports her wellbeing by taking boxing and cross-fit classes, and she runs often.
Denise Barker, Conveyancing para-legal.
Denise joined Dingley Marshall in 2012 after having worked for many years in the conveyancing department of a large law firm.
Denise focuses on all aspects of conveyancing but particularly enjoys working with new property transfers from receipt to finalisation as well as client interaction.
In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, watching sport, reading and spending quality time with her family. She is the proud grandmother of 5 fabulous grandchildren.
Heidi Johnson, Office administrator.
Heidi Johnson is currently working at Dingley Marshall as an office administrator.
Heidi matriculated from Plumstead High School, after which she commenced her career in jewelry retail. From there on she worked as a receptionist at small law firm in Woodstock. With the experience and knowledge she gained there, she moved on to bigger firms like Herold Gie, Mohamed’s Inc and STBB where she worked as both a litigation secretary and an RAF Secretary before joining Dingley Marshall in February 2014.
Heidi has experience in commercial law, litigation, collections and Road Accident Fund claims. Heidi has a young son with an active sports and gaming life which takes up most of her spare time. She is passionate about animals and gardening and tends to her established lemon, guava and pomegranate trees in her home garden. She’s also an experienced classical guitar player since the age of 9. She supports her wellbeing by taking yoga and meditation classes and she has also recently started running.
Aurelia Njadayi, Filing assistant.
Aurelia Njadayi is currently working at Dingley Marshall both as a filing assistant to the litigation department as well as cleaning our offices and making us awesome coffee!
Aurelia joined Dingley Marshall in September 2010. While she was working with us, she decided to sharpen her skills in computer literacy and administrative matters. After completing her course, she commenced her role in assisting our litigation department whilst retaining the responsibility of keeping our office space beautiful.
Aurelia has a Certificate in Computer Literacy and Administrative Skills (Silulo Technicon, Cape Town) and assists all the Dingley Marshall lawyers who specialize in litigation.
Aurelia is dedicated to spending most of her free time at her church – Women’s Manyano – in Khayelitsha. She plays an important role in this community and is involved in many projects being run at Women’s Manyano. She has been a member there for many, many years. When she is not doing this, she enjoys recreational writing. Most of all, Aurelia loves spending time with her family and beautiful children.