Willem MJ Lacante has been involved in law since 2004 having completed his LLB degree at the University of Pretoria. After completing his articles, Willem pursued a corporate career that gained him extensive experience in Credit Law, Legal Recoveries, Trust Law, Deceased Estates, and Compliance in the Asset Management, and Financial Services Sector. His other roles included those of Compliance Officer, Company Secretary and all matters relating to Corporate Governance including Contract Law and law matters in Finance.
Willem engaged with various institutions such as the Financial Services Board (FSB), the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the Financial Services Authority (FSA) (London Based) and was awarded his Certificate in Collective Investment Scheme with Fundwise.
Willem joined Lacante Henn Inc as a Partner in 2008. and is responsible for all matters pertaining to compliance risk. Today Willem focuses on Civil Litigation in both the High and Magistrates Courts, with the emphasis on Insolvency Law (Voluntary Surrender of Estates, Sequestrations, and Liquidations), Property law, Commercial and Corporate Law. He also focuses on the establishment and administration of trusts, Family Law matters (including Divorce proceedings) Residential Property sales, Rental Claims and Evictions Willem is responsible for.