AMS Attorneys is a boutique law firm in Durban covering a broad spectrum of legal services with emphasis on property law, general litigation, family law and administration of estates.  At AMS Attorneys Inc, we embrace our mission by providing Extraordinary client service on every matter that we address. We are always willing to walk the extra mile and we strive to exceed client expectations. Our drive, passion and sheer determination produce extraordinary results every time.

Our team consists of highly motivated attorneys and support staff who have the proven ability to deliver excellent results. Our extraordinarily high ethical standards and our prompt turnaround time are what motivates our clients to return every time. Our attorneys are recognized for a flexible and friendly approach as well as our passionate driving force to deliver the best services. Our attorneys focus on specific areas of law such as Property Law, Family Law, Civil Litigation, Debt Collections, Administration of Trust, Antenuptial Contracts, Deceased Estates and Wills.

"Where Extraordinary is the Ordinary"

While we are rightly proud of all our services we especially pride ourselves on our property service whether it be a straight forward possession action, a multi-million rand conveyance of property or just advice on a difficult problem. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience enabling us to foresee any potential difficulties relating to other areas of law. We use the latest software available to process our transactions, and we constantly review our performance graphs to ensure that we successfully communicate with clients,estate agents and banks to maintain excellent turnaround times.

Meet our Team

Our team are dedicated in helping all our customers. Let us introduce you to..

AlLison Schoeman

Allison Mariska Schoeman is the Managing Director of AMS Attorneys Inc. She commenced her legal career as a conveyancing paralegal in 2002. She subsequently obtained a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of South Africa whilst working full time and raising three children. She completed her articles of clerkship at Strauss Daly Attorneys and has also worked at other top tier law firms in Durban gaining valuable experience in the legal industry. In 2021 she completed her Australian Law Degree and currently awaits admission as a Solicitor in Australia. She is well known amongst the leaders in the Real Estate industry for her passionate driving force and exemplary customer service. She is a force to be reckoned with when faced with poor service delivery from third parties involved in her matters. She passionately believes that to provide extraordinary client service, with a holistic solution to a client’s problem presented to her, it is important to constantly upskill and develop existing knowledge, which is why she can constantly be found completing one or other diploma, certificate, or course. Her vast knowledge of various legal disciplines makes her extremely capable of addressing all your legal issues. She is a true example, proving that no matter what the challenge is that you face, if you have the will to achieve your dreams, you can achieve it if you work hard enough.
Managing Director


Cherise Jewnarain obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2016. She completed her articles specialising in property law and conveyancing in 2018. She was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court in March 2019, thereafter a Notary Public in 2020 and Conveyancer in 2021. She joined AMS Attorneys Inc as a Professional Associate in our Conveyancing Department in 2019, where she immediately made her mark. Due to her continued dedication, and unwavering commitment to the AMS brand, Cherise was appointed as a Director of AMS Attorneys in February 2022. Her passion for the law and commitment to her clients means she will stop at nothing to ensure she delivers extraordinary service to the firm’s clients. She is extensively involved in her local church and dedicates her spare time to activities involving her church and various charitable institutions. She is passionate about her religion, family, and friends.

 Adele Hiralall

Adele Hiralall is an educated and highly academic individual having completed Matric with 7 distinctions. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws Degree at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and was subsequently admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2017. She acquired invaluable experience whilst working at leading law firms, gaining extensive civil procedure knowledge. Her repertoire of knowledge includes the legal areas of Family law, Commercial law, Contract law, Asset Recovery, Debt Collection and Labour law in various sectors in South Africa.
Her profound interest in property law and conveyancing has changed the trajectory of her career. She has had the privilege of being appointed in the conveyancing department as a Junior Associate at the newly established Kloof Branch of AMS Attorneys. Her exposure to the conveyancing discipline is empowering her to ensure maximum client contentment. The mission statement of AMS Attorneys Inc. resonates well with her as it reflects her character. She is currently specializing in conveyancing and committed to becoming a fully-fledged Conveyancer. Her professionalism and dedication inspire her to exceed client expectations.
Her kind and empathetic nature can only be attributed to her parents and family who have instilled in her the importance of these core values and principles.
Her heartbeat is doing the work of God and she is a founding member and secretary of a local NGO, which is a Christian based organisation and church, affiliated with the uplifting of under privileged youth.
Her favourite quote of all time is written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who said “[I want to be remembered as] someone who used whatever talent she had to do her work to the very best of her ability. And to help repair tears in her society, to make things a little better through the use of whatever ability she has…”
Professional Associate

Kristin Gerber

Kristin’s warm, welcoming smile, positive attitude, and eagerness to help, makes her an integral part of the AMS team. She supports our Attorneys with all their administrative requirements and ensures the smooth day-to-day running of the practice. She is always eager to lend a hand. Her dedication and commitment are clearly reflecting in every task that is assigned to her. She is young and inquisitive, always asking questions and eager to acquire new knowledge. Her thirst for knowledge has ensured that she has not wasted the available opportunities that the firm has to offer. She has become an invaluable support pillar of the team. She is a keen fitness fanatic. She is a qualified personal trainer. She remains grounded by her religion and believes that anything is possible with God by her side.
Office Administrator


66 Smith Drive, Ocean View, Bluff, Durban, 4052
Tel: 031 013 0049
Fax: 086 689 5895
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday - 9am - 4pm


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