Ferreira Venter Laws & Nel is a well known audit firm situated in Tzaneen, Limpopo.

The firm has a wide range of clients in different sectors including mining, wholesalers, farmers, retailers, township developers, manufacturing, co-operatives, investment companies and other specialist industries

We are registered with SAICA (The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) and SAIPA (The South African Institute of Professional Accountants)as a training office and also with IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors) as Registered Auditors (Practice number 907081A).

The firm currently has seven partners namely Mr Gideon Venter B Com (Hons) CA(SA), Mr Jerry Coetser CA(SA), Mr Albert Nothnagel B Com (Hons) LLB CA(SA),
Ms Elize Venter B Com (Hons) CA(SA), Ms Juanita de Lange B Com (Hons) CA(SA), Ms Carina Gouws Bon Compt (Hs) CA(SA) and Mr Philip Coetser B Compt (Hons) CA(SA)all of whom are Chartererd Accountants and Registered Auditors.

We have a staff compliment of about fifty made up of partners as set out above,managers as well as trainee accountants, secreterial staff and other support staff.


The firm is a result of various amalgamations since 1945.

•   Mr Tony Laws established a firm in Tzaneen in 1945.
•   Mr Jurg Venter established a firm in Tzaneen in 1956.
•   Mr Jan Ferreira established a firm in Tzaneen in 1973.
•   Mr Mala Nel established a firm in Lydenburg in 1955.

Laws amalgamated with Ferreira in 1970 to establish Ferreira & Laws.The son of Nel, Hennie, amalgamated with Ferreira & Laws in 1987 to establish Ferreira Laws & Nel.Venter and Ferreira Laws & Nel amalgamated in 1987 to establish Ferreira Venter Laws & Nel.

Since then the firm has been conducting business from Lex Numeri Building, 32 Peace street, Tzaneen.

Former Partners

Tony Laws

Jurg Venter

Jan Ferreira

Salomien De Klerk