JD is an Associate in our Real Estate practice. He has experience in assisting private and listed clients, both South African and foreign, in development, acquisition and occupation/leasing of residential, retail and commercial property, mergers and acquisitions, and general commercial transactions.
JD has experience in liaising with regulatory, public and / or governmental bodies in relation to the fields he has worked in and has had numerous interactions with various such bodies, including the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Council, Department of Mineral Resources, Johannesburg Roads Agency, Department of Home Affairs, and various magistrates and high courts.
JD joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Candidate Attorney in 2017, and during his articles of clerkship he gained exposure to the following legal fields: conveyancing, corporate and commercial law with a focus on real estate transactions, employment, occupational health and safety, immigration, and commercial litigation and arbitration within the mining, energy, petroleum and gambling spheres. JD was promoted to Associate in 2019 and on 25 April 2019 became the first attorney at CDH to be admitted as a legal practitioner under the Legal Practice Act 28 of 2014.