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Conlon Law Company Profile

Our mission at Conlon Law is to provide the East London community, as well as correspondent firms, with quality legal services as well as general legal guidance. Borne out of a desire to attract and maintain clients, and to support the community, we boast a range of specialised legal services to suit the needs of the public at large.


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Laila Conlon BComm LLB – Director

Laila obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree (BComm) wherein she majored in Law and Economics, and thereafter completed her postgraduate law degree and was awarded a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB). She has also furthered her legal qualifications, by attending many seminars on general litigation, Road Accident Fund claims, High Court advocacy and Administration of Wills and Estates.  After being admitted to practice as an Attorney, she received her Right of Appearance in the High Court in 2010.

Laila completed her articles with one of East London’s longest standing firms, Gravett Schoeman Incorporated, and remained in their employ until 2011, after which she founded Conlon Law.

Laila specialises in High Court litigation, including municipal suits, breach of contract and property disputes, among others.

Apart from her educational achievements, Laila has been voted as one of the Top 100 Women in Business in East London, by the Border Kei Chamber of Business, and was a finalist in the 2015 Business Woman’s Association Achiever Awards in the category of Emerging Entrepreneur.


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Tarryn Young LLB – Director

Tarryn is the holder of a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB).  She has also furthered her legal qualifications, by attending many seminars on general litigation, Road Accident Fund claims, High Court advocacy and Administration of Wills and Estates.

After finalising her studies, Tarryn also completed her articles at one of East London’s longest standing firms, Gravett Schoeman Incorporated, where she was employed until she joined Conlon Law in 2012.

Tarryn specialises in the drafting of Wills and Administration of Estates, heads up our family law department, and attends to general litigation.


Andre Du Plessis BA LLB – Associate

Andre completed his studies at Stellenbosch University in 1992 when he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degrees.

Andre has worked in partnership with a number of prestigious firms after relocating to the Eastern Cape, before finally opening his own boutique law firm specialising in conveyancing matters.

Andre is an admitted Attorney and Conveyancer of the Cape High Court, Bhisho High Court, and Eastern Cape High Court.