Roy holds a BProc from the University of the Western Cape and was admitted as an attorney in 1989. In addition he attended a training course in Arbitration at the University of Stellenbosch and completed a Medical Negligence Law course through UCT. Roy also completed a course in Commercial Mediation at UCT and is an accredited commercial mediator.
Recognised for his in-depth expertise in insurance law, Roy has acted extensively for insurance companies across South Africa and Namibia. He also has vast experience in general commercial litigation involving contractual disputes in the High Court. This includes acting for plaintiffs and defendants in High Court actions and representing corporates in motion proceedings.
Roy is recognised by both his peers and his clients for his proficiency in insurance law, commercial litigation and general experience in dispute resolution. His extensive track record includes having successfully acted for major short term insurers in matters concerning contractual disputes, public liability, employers liability,professional indemnity, fidelity, construction and engineering and product liability, among others. He has, and is still advising and acting for long term insurers in disputes arising from insurance contracts, binder agreements etc. He is highly experienced in the quantification of loss of income claims and was pivotal in advising a statutory insurer in a leading reported case in this field. His wealth of expertise also enables him to represent clients in matters relating to corporate investigations and recoveries, including those pertaining to fraudulent claims. Roy has also successfully advised large renewable energy operations on insurance issues arising from mechanical failure and business interruption.
Best Lawyers International 2015–2016 listed Roy for arbitration and mediation.