STUDIO LAW’s dynamic team of freelance legal consultants collaborate to provide our valued clients professional legal services at the highest quality at affordable fees – due to our innovative freelance setup. STUDIO LAW’s characteristics of authentic communication, personal touch and unrivalled accessibility are what sets it apart from other professional firms.

Our Services


Lizelle Norval

Founder and Corporate Lawyer

After finishing her BComm (LLB) degree from the University of Stellenbosch, Lizelle was admitted as an attorney in the Western Cape High Court in February 2013. Before establishing STUDIO LAW, Lizelle finished her articles and remained an associate at a boutique legal firm in Cape Town CBD, which recently merged with one of the top 5 firms in the country. Lizelle obtained valuable experience in commercial and corporate litigation, which has given her a distinct advantage and perspective when considering business transactions and corporate drafting. Lizelle has since also completed her diploma in Financial Planning from the Stellenbosch Business School and continues to update her knowledge “toolbox” by attending workshops and legal seminars. As a wife and working mother of two busy toddlers, Lizelle places a high value on a good balance between work and life. She regards her ability to manage time and clients’ expectations as a crucial element of running a successful practice.

Pieter Buckle

Corporate Lawyer

Pieter completed his LLB degree at the University of Stellenbosch and was admitted as an attorney in the Western Cape High Court in March 2008. Pieter served as a group legal advisor for a few corporate firms, gaining valuable experience in the corporate world over a period of seven years. After that, Pieter established a successful legal consultancy before joining forces with STUDIO LAW. Pieter’s passion lies with start-up businesses and being involved in innovative, ground-breaking strategies. Having intricate knowledge and understanding of technology, agriculture and the ruthless realm of the corporate world, Pieter is sure to comprehend what your business is seeking to achieve. Both Pieter and his wife are ambitious entrepreneurs, valuing quality family time with their two young boys.


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