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About DPS Attorneys

DPS Attorneys is led by a husband and wife team, attorneys Pierre and Debby Smit. The firm is not only unique by virtue of the family bond, but also the very close relationship among the support staff.  While we strive to deliver superior legal services based on experience, innovation and effectiveness, we also value and cherish the strong relationships we build with our clients.

Our clients and the level of professional services we render are of utmost importance to us. We are leaders in our fields of expertise and continually strive to hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

A husband and wife with children, the partners of DPS Attorneys combine uncompromising professionalism with warmth, compassion and care.

DPS Attorneys is a proud member of the West Rand Attorneys Association and the Gauteng Family Law Forum.  DPS Attorney is in good standing with the Legal Practice Council and Pierre Smit has also been appointed as Commissioner of the Small Claims Court. 

Pierre Smit

Deon-Pierre Smit has more than 20 years’ experience as an attorney. Pierre was admitted as an attorney in 2002 and became a partner in the firm Smit & Grové Attorneys in 2006.  Pierre continued practicing as a partner until the dissolution of Smit & Grové Attorneys in June 2019.  It is then that he and his wife established DPS Attorneys. Pierre is known for his hands-on and thorough approach with clients. He deals with matters meticulously until clients are completely satisfied.

Debby Smit

Debby Smit has approximately 15 years’ experience in the legal field. Debby started to work as a legal secretary in 2006 and later as a paralegal for two years. She conducted her articles of clerkship at Smit & Grové Attorneys in 2015 and was admitted as an attorney in 2017. Debby is known for her practical and innovative approach to legal matters, culminating in the satisfaction of clients.