Menko Hoeksema

Personal Information

Menko is a director of Hatstone Lawyers Inc, South Africa, and provides legal advice, litigation and commercial services to clients in respect of the South African legal system.


Admitted as an Attorney in the High Court of South Africa in 2006, Menko qualified as a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2016 with a Certificate in Advanced Labour Law and an LLB degree, both obtained from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Over the past ten years Menko has represented numerous individuals, private companies, public and State organisations in litigious matters. His clients have included major insurers and JSE listed companies for whom he has acted on behalf of with regards to civil litigation pertaining to the High and Magistrate’s Court in South Africa, technical and legal advice.  Menko is also an employment law specialist.

In addition to the above, Menko has been involved in criminal law matters attending to bail applications and general criminal law litigation.

Menko is originally from Gauteng, practising law in Johannesburg and Pretoria, and has recently relocated to the Western Cape.


English and Afrikaans.


Menko enjoys nature and a social round of golf.  He also loves rugby and cricket, although only watching from the comfort of a couch or in the crowd.