Helgard completed his LLB degree at the University of Pretoria in 2001 and was admitted as attorney in 2002. He completed his articles in Pretoria where he gained experience in conveyancing and commercial litigation. He was admitted as conveyancer in 2004 and obtained his postgraduate diploma in advanced taxation from Unisa in 2006, whereafter he co-established the firm in 2006.
Helgard specialises in commercial litigation and regards himself as an expert in property and property related disputes. He represents a wide spectrum of large corporate and commercial clients and also acts on behalf of numerous Home Owners Associations and Body Corporates all over South Africa.
Helgard was involved in a number of reported judgments, the last which is the well-known and reported judgment in Heritage Hill Devco (Pty) Ltd v Heritage Hill Homeowners Association which has been followed by other court in South Africa.
Helgard also has experience in tax and have assisted numerous clients with estate planning, the drafting of wills and registration of trusts.
Helgard is a keen hunter and sportsman. Helgard also completed various long distance running events. He is married to Nadine and has three children.
Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Corporate Collections, Property Law and Trusts & Estates.