Riaan obtained his law degree at the North West University, Potchefstroom in 2013. He completed his articles at Geyser van Rooyen Attorneys in 2014 and was admitted as an attorney in 2015.
After his admission he worked at a collections firm where he quickly realised that general litigation was his passion,. Thereafter he joined Van der Hoff Attorneys in Pretoria where he ran the general litigation practice within the firm. During his time as a general litigation practitioner he obtained valuable experience in all forms of litigation including Magistrates’ Court matters, High Court matters, commercial and family related litigation and in particular litigious work originating out of deceased estates.
Riaan joined HJW Attorneys in December 2018.
Riaan enjoys spending time with family, friends and colleagues. He also enjoys watching sports, specifically cricket, golf and rugby.