Luanne joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr as a Senior Associate in 2016 in the Dispute Resolution practice. She works primarily in the banking and oil & petroleum sectors.

Luanne's experience includes:

  • Representing one of the major banks in respect of claims arising out of their home loans and insurance departments.
  • Representing an international oil and petroleum company in respect of  franchise agreements with their retail sites and other related disputes.

Luanne has vast litigation experience in various fields and we mention but a few of these areas below:

  • She has experience in large corporate law firms and was seconded to an international client to assist it with the preparation of a multi-million rand construction law claim against an employer, which arose out of a dispute over a variation in the contract.
  • Long term insurance matters, with particular focus on the material issue of non-disclosure by the insured.
  • Mining litigation, with particular emphasis on administrative law.
  • General litigation matters i.e. contractual breach, damages claims, evictions, construction related litigation.


  • BA LLB, University of Cape Town
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 1992