About Us

CNG Attorneys Inc. is a boutique firm of attorneys based in the beautiful city of Durban, South Africa. CNG was established in April 2018 by the founding partners Cara Jane Chiocchetti, Shirona Naicker and Candice Munien-Govender all of whom come from strong litigation backgrounds. The name “CNG” is derived from the first letter of each partner’s surnames.

CNG is a proudly B-BBEE Level 1 Contributor and an all female owned entity. 

We are a full service law firm and our attorneys have expertise in multiple branches of law in order to suit our Client's every need. We are firm supporters of the empowerment of women and upholding of the rule of law and children’s rights. We believe in serving our client’s interests first in every matter. Our mission is to see our client’s succeed.

"You are our Priority"

Our Mission, Values & Vision


to build positive, long-term relationships with clients.


to develop a business orientated law firm that focuses on assisting clients reach their own business goals.


to produce a professional and service driven practice for businesses and corporate companies.


we strive to ensure that the trust relationship between attorney and client is always paramount.


we believe that regular updates to client are essential.


we believe in servant leadership and giving of our best customer experience.


our firm values ethical and honest professional conduct.


Our vision is to provide world-class yet locally focused legal services to ALL that is efficient, service driven and affordable. We want to effect positive change and success for our clients and community.

Small, Micro and Macro size Enterprises (SMME’s) often fall short in implementing and enforcing of legal agreements, as they believe that legal services are unaffordable. We want to change that perception by offering affordable fee structures and retainers for SMME’s. Our vision is to provide a holistic approach to the SMME’s in order to service both spheres of their professional and personal “legal health”.

Secondly, our vision is to provide a reliable and efficient service to Medium and Large Corporate Companies. Often these clients feel like they are just a number. We want to change that perspective by tailoring our approach to suit the needs of each client and make each client feel important.


High Court; Magistrate’s Court; Masters Office

Other Magistrate’s Courts
Pinetown, Verulam, Chatsworth, Umlazi and Ntuzuma

Meet the Team

Cara Chiocchetti

031 826 4000
084 627 5210
Cara graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the University of South Africa. Cara pursued her interest in Maritime Law and successfully completed the Carriage of Goods by Sea Module at UKZN. She has also completed the Sectional Titles Scheme Management Course held by UCT in conjunction with Paddocks and received a distinction for her final examination.

She Practices in a wide variety of Law including general Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Debt Collection, Family Law, Legal Risk and Compliance, Drafting and Vetting of contracts.

Shirona Naicker

031 826 4000
072 822 3041

Shirona graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the University of South Africa.

She specializes in Civil Litigation, Debt Collection, Insurance law, Construction Law and Levy Collection for Sectional Title Schemes. She is currently pursuing her studies in Conveyancing and Notarial Practice.



031 826 4000
084 552 1808
Candice graduated with a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB) from the University of South Africa. She is an admitted attorney with rights of appearance in the High Court.

She specialises in Civil litigation, Company Law, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Trusts and Notarial matters.

Candice is also a Notary Public.

Simone Soodyall

Simone is a graduated with her LLB Degree at Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2016. 

She pursued her legal career by completing the Practical Legal Training Course in 2017. 

Thereafter, she completed her Articles of Clerkship and was admitted Legal Practitioner as an Attorney of the High Court, KwaZulu-Natal in 2019. She has experience in all facets of law but she specialises in and particularly enjoys Civil Litigation.

Priyanca Williams

Legal Secretary & Admin Assistant
Priyanca is a very vital support staff at CNG Attorneys. She is involved with the daily office management and administration of the firm, deceased estates and accounts. She is a dedicated mom and enjoys spending time with family.
CNG Attorneys Inc. is a full service law firm based in Durban. We’re a B-BBEE Level 1 Contributor and an all female owned entity.

Our attorneys are experts in multiple areas of law in order to serve our client's every need. Our mission is to see our clients succeed, as they are our number one priority.
Glenashley, Durban North (Head Office)
Suite 1001, Glenashley Views, 1st Floor,
36 Newport Avenue, Glenashley, Durban
031 826 4000
F 086 762 3472
3 Wimble Close, Ballito, 4420, KZN
031 003 4359

Post Box
PostNet Suite 116, Private Bag X02, Glenashley, 4022
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