Erin Nel

Personal Information

Erin is currently working as a senior associate at Hatstone Lawyers, specialising in corporate and commercial, private wealth, trust law and regulatory compliance.


Erin obtained her LLB and LLD at the University of Stellenbosch and completed her practical legal training at the UCT School for Legal Practice.  She trained as a candidate attorney at the Stellenbosch University Legal Aid Clinic where she gained experience in a wide variety of legal matters, ranging from wills and probate, family law, labour law, debt collection, litigation, mediation and eviction applications.

After her admission as attorney, Erin acquired more commercial and regulatory experience at the financial crime department of a leading international financial institution. She is currently employed as a senior associate at Hatstone Lawyers. Her role entails dealing with regulatory and trust-related matters, drafting corporate agreements and documents, wealth management, as well as supporting the Hatstone Group with local and international research-based projects.


Erin is fluent in English and Afrikaans.


Erin has a keen interest in oenology, music and gastronomic experiences in the Cape Winelands.