Meet Yasmine.


Yasmine has over 25 years of experience in the legal field. Yasmine matriculated in 1988 and commenced her legal studies in 1990. She obtained her BA (LAW) degree at the University of the Western Cape in 1993 and furthered her studies at the Rand Afrikaans University where she obtained her LLB degree in 1996. She also obtained an Advanced Diploma in Labour Law at the Rand Afrikaans University in 1999.

Yasmine started off her career at Van Branden Attorneys, where she completed one year of articles however due the firm relocating to the Cape, she accepted a post at the Roodepoort Magistrates Court as a public prosecutor between between the periods 1997 – 1999.

Yasmine started her employ as legal advisor at a company called Care Assist between the periods (1999 – 2001). She then joined the firm Louw and Heyl Attorneys where she completed her articles gaining extensive experience in Magistrate and High Court litigation. Yasmine was admitted as an Attorney of  the High Court in 2002.

Yasmine started her own firm in 2002 and later entered into a partnership which saw the formation of Botha Tonkin Johnson Incorporated in 2005. She was head of the Litigation Department. The firm dissolved in 2013, which saw the formation of Y Johnson Incorporated.  Whilst practicing she also assisted the Roodepoort Magistrates Court for eight months as an Acting Magistrate in the Civil Court. She is also an arbitrator for Tokiso Dispute Settlement Pty Ltd, a mediation and arbitration company, where she arbitrates on insurance matters, more specifically on the law of motor vehicle collisions.

Yasmine has extensive experience in the law of Litigation, and specialise in all areas  High Court Litigation where she acts on behalf of some of the major banks in South Africa.


BA (LAW) – University of the Western Cape

LLB  – Rand Afrikaans University

Adv. Diploma in Labour Law – Rand Afrikaans University.


Attorney of the High Court of South Africa


Legal Practice Council

Johannesburg Attorneys Association

Pretoria Attorneys Association

Arbitrator at Tokiso Dispute Settlement Pty (Ltd)

DonnÉ Nortje.


Donné has been an integral part of the firm since 2013.  Donné specialises in conveyancing and notarial work as well as drafting of contracts and deceased estates – advising clients extensively on purchase and sale agreements, complex property transactions, consequences of different marital regimes, all matters relating to deceased estates as well as drafting of all types of contracts.

Donné is an admitted attorney, conveyancer and notary.  Donné matriculated in 1999 where after she studied at Rand Afrikaans University where she obtained her B Com Law degree in 2002 and LLB degree in 2004.  She completed her articles at a property law firm, where she obtained extensive experience in all property related matters as well as contract law.  She was admitted as an attorney and Conveyancer in 2006 and Notary Public in 2007.  She has completed her Advanced Diploma in Drafting and Interpretation of Contracts in 2009 at the University of Johannesburg.  She worked at well-known firms where she was running the conveyancing department.  She also gained experience as a legal adviser at a government owned company.  Donné joined Y Johnson Incorporated in 2013.  She heads our conveyancing department and has 15 years’ experience in general conveyancing and notarial practice.