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Lagarto Attorneys © June 2018 updated July 2017.

We have a modern approach to law


At Lagarto Attorneys we believe that only the best is good enough for our clients; each client deserves the highest level of competence and expertise. We pride ourselves in being a modern law practice with exceptional standards and unique service offerings customised to the needs of our clients.

Lagarto Attorneys have substantial experience in both High Court and Magistrate’s Court Litigation and guarantees a thorough and trustworthy service.

About Us

Lagarto Attorneys was founded by Patricia Lagarto in 2018 with the purpose of providing excellent legal services to corporate and individual clients based on a foundation of strong core values.

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Lagarto Attorneys provides a wide range of general litigation services which includes the following:

Banking and Property Law:

Home loan recoveries | Vehicle and Asset Finance Recoveries | Debt Review Opposition | Evictions | Specialists on the National Credit Act.

Commercial Law:

Drafting of contracts | Commercial Litigation | Liquidations and Sequestrations.

Debt Collection:

Professional debt collection for small and large enterprises and credit providers.


Bond Registrations | Transfers | Bond Cancellations | Deceased Estates.

Family Law:

Ante-Nuptial Contracts | Divorce Matters | Maintenance | Protections Orders | Domestic Violence | Parenting Plans | Divorce and Family Mediation and Dispute Resolution.


Specialised Banking Litigation | General Litigation.

Succession Law:

Drafting of Wills.

Please contact us for anything not on our list, if we cannot assist, we will refer your to a reputable service provider.

Fee Structure

We work on both deposit and fixed fee structures based on the type of work undertaken and the needs of our clients. We understand that litigation can be costly and everyone at Lagarto Attorneys is committed to cost effective litigation.

We will provide you with an estimate and a fee proposal before we commence the work; once you agree to the fee arrangement and provide us with a signed mandate to act on your behalf, we begin to work. We pride ourselves in only charging for the actual work done, each rand you pay is therefore efficiently spent!

Our clients can view their latest statements and matter updates on our unique online case management system “Case File”, which can be accessed any time, anywhere by using a computer, tablet or smart phone. Just one of the ways we make the litigation process a little easier for you.

Contact Us

We look forward to your call.

Contact: + 27 11 979 0982  | +27 83 293 1077  |  patricia.lagarto@lagartolaw.co.za  |  Fax: +27 11 979 1734

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Physical Address:

Lagarto Attorneys
119 EP Malan Street


Kempton Park


Postal Address:

Lagarto Attorneys
24 Ernst Street

Jansen Park

Boksburg West


Contact Numbers:

+ 27 11 979 0982

+ 27 83 293 1077

Fax Number:

+27 11 979 1734



Through optimising technology coupled with legal expertise, and having an “out of the box” approach, we offer every individual and corporate client “professional excellence”.

At Lagarto  Attorneys our friendly and skilled compliment of legal and support staff are ready to assist you with the utmost of professionalism. Our modern approach to law with exceptional standards and unique offerings are bound to impress and we look forward to a great and productive relationship with you!

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Patricia Lagarto | BProc (UNISA) – Director:

Patricia is the founder of Lagarto Attorneys. She has been practising as an attorney since her admission in 2002. She commenced her professional career at Hammond Pole Attorneys in 2000 where she completed her articles and thereafter was offered a position as a senior associate managing the Foreclosure Department. In 2009, she joined Lowndes Dlamini Attorneys as a partner, heading up the Legal Recoveries Division for the four major Financial Institutions.

Patricia specialises in home loan recoveries, banking and property litigation as well as asset-based technology finance, debt review, evictions and vehicle & asset finance recoveries. She further specialises in complexed Banking litigation where she is proud to have obtained a favourable reported judgment for a client which facilitated the application of the National Credit Act. Her extensive experience has elevated Patricia to being a specialist in the niche field of Banking and Property Law with exceptional advocacy skills.

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Lagarto Attorneys is currently a

Level 4 BBBEE contributor with 100% B-BBEE procurement recognition

in accordance with B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice gazetted on 11 October 2013. We take transformation seriously and continuously work at aligning ourselves with Black Economic Empowerment initiatives and requirements.

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Corporate Citizenship

We acknowledge the resources, people and environment around us and understand that without them, we cannot be successful. We believe in more than just having a profitable business, at Lagarto Attorneys our culture is people centric, and therefore we place a high value on the community around us.


The people that make up Lagarto Attorneys are all passionate about social welfare and commits to the community by undertaking to:

• Establish a model to provide free legal   services to indigenous persons that   meet the selection criteria, and subject   to our conflict of interest policy.

• Establish a model to provide cost effective legal services to low income   persons that meet the selection criteria,   and subject to our conflict of interest   policy.

• Assist with winter relief projects.

• Assist with other causes on merit.

• Establish a non-profit organisation to   achieve the above.

• Undertake Pro Bono commitments as   prescribed by the Law Society.