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Janice joined Browne Brodie in 1985 as an Articled Clerk. She became a partner in 1990 and launched the La Lucia Ridge branch in 2004. Janice became managing partner from 1st March 2007.

Her areas of specialisation are Banking Law, General Civil Litigation, including debt recoveries, as well as matrimonial & family law issues.

Janice is very involved in charity work, has been I.E.C election observer and loves cooking and entertaining. She also loves travelling and is 1 of the few people to have been on expeditions to both the Arctic & Antarctic.



Andrew joined Browne Brodie in 1990 as a Candidate Attorney. He became a partner in 1996. His areas of specialisation are Commercial Law, Litigation and Sports Law.

Andrew is a keen mountain-biker and runner. He has numerous Comrades Marathons & Dusi Canoe races under his belt. He also likes to keep fit to ride his enduro motorcycle.



Raymond joined Browne Brodie in 1974, and became a partner in 1976.

Raymond specializes in Conveyancing, Sectional Title (Including Sectional Title Home Owners’ Association aspects) work as well as Wills and Estate Planning. He is a Notary Public.

Raymond heads up our bond registration and cancellation departments, for both residential and commercial property finance matters.

Raymond likes to keep fit by running (like Andrew, he too, has his Comrades green number!), swimming and gyming. He is passionate about old motor cars and motorcycles and has an enviable collection of both.



John joined Browne Brodie in 1975 and became a partner in 1976. His areas of specialisation are Conveyancing, Property Development, Estate Planning, Wills and Commercial Law. John is a Notary Public.

Over the years, John has dealt extensively with property issues, including transfers, relating to deceased estates, insolvent estates and foreclosures. With in excess of 45 years’ experience as a conveyancer, one would be hard pressed to say that he has not dealt with every conceivable property issue in his time.

John plays golf, squash and poker.

Nishaye Sewlal Padayachee


Nishaye Sewlal Padayachee has joined us. She graduated with an llb in 2008 from UKZN. She is a local lady who matriculated from Greenbury High School.

She is married and has one child. Her hobbies are swimming and hiking.



Creigh joined Browne Brodie in 1965 as an Articled Clerk. In 1971 he became a Partner of the firm. His areas of specialisation are General Litigation, Banking Law, Commercial Law and Estate Planning.

After hours Creigh occupies himself breeding both budgies and race horses.

Creigh retired from the practice in 2014, but remains of service to the firm as a Consultant.

Support Staff and Administration

Our staff are all longstanding & have been personally trained by the partners in Browne Brodie.

While our offices are based in Durban we are able to offer
our services and to collect debts throughout the Republic.

Browne Brodie is a Level 4 B-BBEE Contributor.

5 Sinembe, Sinembe Crescent, Sinembe
Park, La Lucia Ridge
+27 (0)31 566 6688

About Us

One of the secrets of a successful business practice is to manage change successfully and to adapt to new circumstances without losing one's identity and essential culture, and this is what Browne Brodie Attorneys has managed to achieve.