Directors

Gavin McLachlan

Senior Director of Randles Incorporated

Qualifications:
BA Hons – Psychology
LLB

Gavin is the Managing Director at Randles. He has practiced as a Conveyancer since 1981 and his areas of expertise include property developments in townships and housing estates. As a member of the National Department of Communications’ Advisory Panel on e-commerce, Gavin was involved in drafting the Green Paper on ICT policy. 
Gavin is also passionate about uplifting and developing young legal practitioners particularly those from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and has for many years provided free conveyancing classes to budding conveyancers in and around Pietermaritzburg.
Joanna Mayne

Director of Randles Incorporated, Head of Estates

Qualifications:
BProc, Certified Mediation Specialist

Areas of Expertise:

Property and Conveyancing, Estates and Trusts, Mediation

Jo specialises in the administration of deceased estates as well as estate planning, trust law and conveyancing. 
As a practising Conveyancer and Notary Public Jo attends property transfers from deceased estates as well as all other property-related matters. Jo is also one of a few accredited Mediators in the Pietermaritzburg area and runs the Redlands Mediation Centre.
Alan Van Lingen

Director of Randles Incorporated, Head of Litigation

Qualifications:
BProc; Advanced Diploma: Labour Law

Alan’s experience lies in High Court and Labour Court litigation and he appears regularly in both of these forums as well as in the CCMA. 
Alan is regarded as an accomplished litigator and is also one of the provinces foremost experts in Labour Law, a field in which he has over 25 years’ experience.
Ayisha Noorgat

Director of Randles Incorporated, Head of Agency

Qualifications:
BA LLB

Areas of Expertise:
Property and Conveyancing, Shariah Law,

Ayisha heads-up the Randles’ Agency Conveyancing Department in addition she attends to various other property-related matters. 
Ayisha has particular expertise in Shariah Law and the commercial implications thereof, and as a result is able to provide legal services that specifically cater for KwaZulu-Natal’s large Muslim community.