Commercial Arbitration and Litigation

  • Advising and acting for a specialist private hospital group in arbitration proceedings involving the enforceability and performance of a consultant under a consultancy service agreement.
  • Advising and acting for a water service board and a major public entity in arbitrations proceedings against a water services authority for a claim in excess of R100 million.
  • Advising and acting for a major public entity in arbitration proceedings and auxiliary litigation arising from disputes relating to public procurement and claims in excess of R800 million.
  • Familiarity with arbitration processes in particular, the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa and China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre.
  • Advising and acting for a global market research and a consulting firm in defamation proceedings with a claim of R50 million.
  • Advising and acting for an information and communications technology company in unlawful competition and restraint of trade dispute with a competitor, a major pharmaceutical company and former employees.
  • Advising and acting for a specialist private hospital group in the commercial eviction of a radiology practice from a private hospital up to the Supreme Court of Appeal.
  • Part of a team acting for a non-governmental organisation that successfully interdicted, reviewed and set aside the decision not to prosecute Lieutenant General in the South African Police Service up to the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Business Rescue, Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Advising and acting for banks and development financial institutions in perfecting a wide range of securities including notarial general covering bonds, mortgage bonds and special notarial bonds.
  • Advising and acting for a major bank in the perfection of its securities in respect of the facilities in the sum of approximately R72 million and advising on the resultant business rescue.
  • Advising and acting for a major bank in cross-border insolvency issues and advising on the resultant sequestration.
  • Part of a team that successfully advised and acted for a major public entity in the business rescue proceedings of a major mining company from various applications brought by multiple creditors and other interested parties.
  • Part of a team acting for the joint liquidators of a major private company in various disposition applications and a section 417 and 418 enquiry.

Administrative & Public Law

  • Advising private companies and major public entities on issues of public procurement, delegations of authority and supply chain management.
  • Advising and acting for a major public entity in various disputes with suppliers for the removal of sludge at its disposal site and the auxiliary litigation and arbitration proceedings in access of R800 million.
  • Advising and acting for a private company to interdict and review and set aside a municipal tender award in excess of R200 milllion.

Regulatory

  • Advising private companies on compliance with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act
  • Appearing before the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Commission
  • Appearing before the National Consumer Tribunal on various matters.

Education

  • LLB, University of Johannesburg (UJ)
  • Year of admission as an attorney: 2015
  • The 6th Course of China-Africa Legal Professional Exchange Programme: 17June 2019 to 7 July 2019

Membership

  • Legal Practitioner in terms of the Legal Practice Act
  • South African Restructuring and Insolvency Practitioners Association (SARIPA)
  • INSOL International (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals)