Pieter Conradie

Pieter Conradie

Executive Consultant

Pieter Conradie is an Executive Consultant in our Dispute Resolution practice. Pieter is a former member of the Johannesburg Attorney's Association Supreme Court sub-committee, a founder member of the Environmental Law Association and a former commissioner of the Small Claims Court. Pieter has been the attorney for various large corporations in South Africa representing them in the United States of America, Britain and Europe.

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Pieter was admitted as an attorney in 1976. He then joined the Johannesburg Bar, where he practised as an advocate until March 1980. He subsequently joined Hofmeyr (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr).

  • Arbitrations, mediation, investigations into mining incidents, FCPA (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), anti-corruption investigations, defamation.
  • Involved in actions in New York in both Federal and State Courts on behalf of defendant corporations, where jurisdiction and forum non conveniens points were successfully taken. In view of various matters being dealt with in New York, Pieter has gained extensive knowledge about the New York legal system, which includes knowledge about class actions, punitive damages and jury trials.
  • Involved in the first HIV+ related case in South Africa and has been the attorney of record in various cases reported in South Africa.
  • Involved in an international court case involving the sale of a 1962 Ferrari GTO, which was the most expensive car deal in the world. The car was sold for £8m to a Japanese billionaire. The matter was heard in the courts of the United States of America and in Britain.

Publications

  • Pieter has made written contributions to The International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability, Class & Group Actions 2014 as well as Getting the Deal Through: Product Liability 2013
  • Pieter has made written contributions to ICLG - The International Comparative Guide to: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2017.
  • Pieter 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.
  • Pieter 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.
  • Chambers Global 2019 ranked Pieter as Senior Statesperson.
  • Chambers Global 2012–2018 ranked Pieter in Band 1 for dispute resolution.
  • The Legal 500 EMEA 2012–2019 recommended Pieter for dispute resolution.
  • Pieter was identified by The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2013, The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers 2014 and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2014. Pieter has been named a leading lawyer by Who's Who Legal: Litigation for 2017.

Education

  • BA LLB, University of Johannesburg
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 1976
SANRAL is owed more than R11 billion
2 December 2016 Dispute Resolution

SANRAL is owed more than R11 billion

Pieter Conradie, Executive Consultant in our Dispute Resolution practice, gives more information as to why so much money is owed to South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL)

SANRAL vs. The City of Cape Town
14 October 2016 Dispute Resolution

SANRAL vs. The City of Cape Town

Pieter Conradie, Executive Consultant in the Dispute Resolution practice, discusses the latest judgement in the Supreme Court of appeal in the matter of SANRAL vs. the City of Cape Town.

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