Anja began her career as a Candidate Attorney with Hofmeyr Herbstein and Gihwala (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 2002. In 2004 she was appointed as an Associate and promoted to Senior Associate in 2005. In 2007 she became a Director. Anja specialises in commercial litigation, applications, forensic and regulatory matters.

  • Extensive experience in commercial litigation in the telecommunications, energy, chemical, media and tobacco industries.
  • Extensive knowledge, including training in the USA regarding defending class action matters.
  • Arbitrations, mediation, investigations and representing clients at mining and fatality enquiries.
  • Conducted national and international FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act) and anti-corruption investigations and advised in relation thereto.
  • Advised major telecommunications companies on various aspects of regulatory compliance in respect of their business, agreements and licencing issues, as well as regulatory issues in certain African countries.
  • Represented Vodacom in a high profile telecommunications dispute concerning mobile termination rates.
  • Representing Sasol in a variety of its litigious matters
  • Representing Media24 in defamation actions.
  • Involved in international actions launched in New York, in both Federal and State Courts on behalf of defendant corporations where jurisdiction and forum non conveniens points were successfully taken.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2015 recommended Anja Hofmeyr for dispute resolution.


  • Anja contributed to 'The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Class & Group Actions 2016', 8th edition.
  • Anja has made written contributions to ICLG - The international Comparative Guide to: Class & Group Actions 2016. A practical cross-border insight into class and group actions work.
  • Anja has made written contribution to ICLG - The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Class and Group Actions 2018. A practical cross-border insight into class and group actions work.


  • BA LLB, University of Stellenbosch
  • Part LLM, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (exchange programme)
  • LLM (Corporate Law), University of Pretoria: 2003
  • Dip (Telecommunications Law): 2005
  • Dip (Administrative Law): 2010
  • Training on anti-corruption: 2014
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2004