Chante Mouton is a practicing attorney and a certified family mediator.
She specializes in the following fields:
- Family Law, including
- Uncontested and contested divorces
- General and Specialist High Court Litigation pertaining to family law
- Drafting of Ante-Nuptial Contracts;
- Labour Law, including
- CCMA matters; and
- Labour Court litigation
Chante joined Vermeulen Attorneys in March 2017 and currently serves as a director of the firm, mainly focusing on Family Law, Labour Law and Mediation.
Chante attained her BA Law Degree in 2011 and her Law Degree (LLB) from the University of Johannesburg in 2013. She commenced service of Articles of Clerkship in 2014 and was admitted as an Attorney by the North Gauteng High Court in July 2016.
In 2017, Chante Mouton was admitted to appear in the High Court by virtue of the Right of Appearance Act 62 of 1995.
After joining Vermeulen Attorneys in 2017 she immediately made an impact on the firm with her wealth of knowledge and her passion for Labour Law. Building up the Labour Law practice and the division within the company, Chante wanted to add to her professional arsenal and trained in Family Law Mediation. Using negotiation techniques, communication, articulation and restatement, human dynamics skills and effective listening, Chante is perfectly positioned to work through conflicts at any level. By doing this, Chante has further developed a passion for Family Law and assisting her clients to reach the best possible outcome in each individual matter.
Years in active practice
Area of Operations
Family Law, Divorce, Labour Law and Mediation
BA- Law and LLB Degree – University of Johannesburg
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