Qualified Legal Professionals and Specialist Immigration Lawyers
Smiedt & Associates is a private law firm with its own private clients. The firm is highly respected and results-driven, supported by the most accomplished and talented lawyers.
Smiedt & Associates is a highly sought-after law firm offering specialist legal immigration skills, and properly regulated by the Legal Practice Council to ensure that its work is professional, accurate, precise and quality assured. It is not an immigration agency, which has no regulation and no obligation to its clients for poor performance.
Smiedt & Associates has an immigration department that boasts the most uncompromising, robust and specialist immigration lawyers dedicated to its clients’ needs.
Smiedt & Associates are extremely well versed in all aspects of immigration law and provides a full ‘turnkey’ service that relates to all visa and permitting acquisitions, and if required, the ability to elevate tactical legal interventions against the Department of Home Affairs (“the Department”) to overcome common problems associated with the Department especially in cases of delays or poor adjudication resulting in refusals
Dale is the founder and principal of Smiedt & Associates that has decades of experience and often represents high profile individuals and takes on contentious litigious matters often on behalf of industry leaders.
Dale founded the immigration department when it became apparent that the Department was failing in its mandate to provide its clients with sound and proper adjudication.
Dale is solely client-centric and focused on positive results on each and every client matter, whether it relates to visa or permanent residence applications, appeals, high court interventions to expedite pending applications, or overstay matters.
Director of Immigration Department
Natasha is the head of the immigration department. She is a qualified South African lawyer with strong leadership credentials and technical immigration skills.
Natasha has an in-depth appreciation of the Immigration Act, its Regulations, the Constitution and successfully appeared in high court review and constitutional review applications on immigration matters.
Natasha is well qualified to assist clients on all visa and permanent residence applications, high court litigation, internal appeals and waiver applications.
Natasha has in addition to working alongside Dale, worked with other well-known immigration lawyers in South Africa wherein she refined and developed the full spectrum of immigration skills and work beyond immigration permitting and having exposure to immigration litigation.