'Course in notarial practice' success story: Shafeeqah Cassim

Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 7:57
Shafeeqah Cassim

Shafeeqah Cassim obtained 67.5% for the notarial practice exam during the first session in 2024.  She earned the third-highest mark in the Western Cape.


About Shafeeqah 

"I am an admitted attorney and conveyancer at STBB."



"I studied at the University of Cape Town from 2014 to 2019.  During my time at UCT, I obtained a BSocSc, LLB, and LLM (specialising in Commercial Law).  I commenced my articles at STBB in 2020 and was admitted as an attorney in 2022 and a conveyancer in 2023."


Motivation for enrolling at the Gawie le Roux Institute of Law

"I had heard from quite a few colleagues that the courses provided by the Gawie le Roux Institute of Law were quite beneficial, thorough and easy to comprehend."


Preparing for the notarial exam

"I registered for the Course in notarial practice - recordings option.  The notes provided for the course explain each concept required for the exam in detail and allow one to understand the concepts well."

"The recordings were a great tool as well.  Erinda Frantzen provided us with amazing tips on how to succeed in the exam.  I preferred the recordings as it allowed me an opportunity to study the material in my own time." 


Shafeeqah's study tips

"Ensure that you study well in advance for the exam.  The content required to pass the exam is vast."


On obtaining the third-highest mark in the Western Cape

"I studied well in advance for the exam and utilised every free moment I had to study the course material.  Furthermore, Erinda Frantzen’s lectures guided me immensely during my studies."


A final word

"Do not focus on the low pass rate!  If you put in the time and effort to study this course, you will succeed!  I passed the exam on my first attempt!" 

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