Darren graduated with BA (UCT) and LLB (UWC) degrees with a HDip Company Law (Stellenbosch), and is admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer of the High Court of South Africa. Darren began his career in law in 1996 when he commenced articles at the Cape Town based firm of CK Friedlander Shandling Volks, where he practised as professional assistant from 1998 to the year 2000 when he was appointed as a Director of that firm. Darren joined STBB in 2001 as a Director specialising in all aspects of Property Law. In June 2005, Darren was elected to the Executive Committee of the firm and as of July 2022, now serves as our Managing Director. He specialises in all aspects of property law, conveyancing and notarial practice, with a particular emphasis on Commercial Property Finance transactions. Darren has acted for a number of local and international banks, property developers and large corporates.