Alwie Albertus

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Alwie has both High and Magistrates’ Court civil litigation experience across a range of fields but specialises in general liability dispute resolution, specifically, personal injury, public liability, insurance, medical and professional negligence, as well as Road Accident Fund Claims. He has represented numerous successful claimants in across-the-board personal injury matters, acted for local municipalities in public liability matters and leading …

Bongile Sithole

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Bongile was part of a legal team representing an association in the poultry industry in a successful application for the reviewing and setting aside of regulations dealing with the control and of sale of poultry meat. Bongile has experience in civil litigation, commercial litigation and labour law matters in the Magistrates Court, High Court and Labour Court, including dismissals, contractual …

Errol Melamu

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Errol commenced his articles at Waks Silent Attorneys in 2011 and served as candidate attorney in the litigation department. He was admitted as an attorney in 2012 and appointed as an associate in the litigation department. Errol’s experience includes drafting of various court documents and agreements and appearance in the Magistrate Courts, Labour court and CCMA.

Christo van Niekerk

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Christo completed his B.Com law degree whilst working as a part time legal assistant, during which period he developed his passion for liquor law and general litigation. He then later completed his LLB degree part-time whilst completing his articles at Couzyn Hertzog & Horak Attorneys in Pretoria. After completing his articles Christo joined Marius Blom Incorporated, a boutique law firm …

Dhahini Naidu

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Dhahini commenced her articles at Alan Levy Attorney in 2015 and served as candidate attorney in the sectional title department. She was admitted as an attorney in 2017 and appointed as an associate in the litigation department. Dhahini’s experience includes drafting various court documents, agreements, settlement negotiations and appearances in the Magistrates Court. Dhahini was involved in the reported South …

Felicia Hlophe

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Felicia commenced her articles at Fairbridges in 2016 and served as candidate attorney under three senior practitioners in the litigation department. She was admitted as an attorney in 2018 and appointed as an associate in the litigation department. Felicia’s experience includes drafting various court documents and agreements.

Zamuxolo Gulwa

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Zamuxolo joined Fairbridges’ Cape Town Litigation Department as a candidate attorney in 2016. He was admitted as an attorney of the High Court in February 2018. He currently practices as an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department.

Keorapetse Matlala

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Keorapetse was a candidate attorney at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker Attorneys in Johannesburg. As a candidate attorney he trained under the supervision of an acting Labour Court Judge in the firm. Keorapetse has handled violent strikes and has facilitated a cross border retrenchment for a multinational client. He has extensive experience with disciplinary hearings, as a chairperson and as an initiator, …

Nicola Mullineux

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Nicola joined Fairbridges’ Commercial Department in 2018 and is responsible for the company secretarial services of a number of private companies as well as the drafting of various commercial contracts and other commercial documents. In addition thereto, Nicola has given opinions and provided advice on the Companies Act and the Income Tax Act. Before joining Fairbridges, Nicola practiced as a Conveyancer …

Bernard Joffe

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Bernard has been a practising attorney for over 45 years and has been involved in a number of significant local and offshore commercial transactions. Bernard’s sphere of expertise embraces a knowledge of pharmacy law and related legislation and has advised on matters in connection therewith, including licencing requirements for the conduct of retail pharmacies; Bernard has further advised on a …

Wickaum Smith

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Wickaum has extensive experience in civil and commercial litigation and arbitrations, including personal injury and damages claims, insurance claims for domestic and foreign clients. He has litigated in the Supreme Court of Appeal, High Court, Regional Court and Magistrates Court. He advises a broad range of clients including local authorities, commercial and technical operations, educational institutions and private clients. He …

Waheeda Shreef

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Waheeda is a director and the head of the Intellectual Property Law department. She has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of Intellectual Property law and represents clients with varying business activities operating across industries such as pharmaceuticals, transport, municipalities, telecommunications, finance, IT, fresh produce, construction, cosmetics, consumer products, clothing, footwear, foods, wines etc. Her practice spans both contentious …

Solomon Gordon

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Sol has been involved in significant matrimonial litigation dealing with divorce, rights of children and settlement of the matters. He is a trustee of several trusts. He has been engaged in various aspects of law in his 50 year career dealing with litigation, notarial work, wills, estates, conveyancing. Sol has also been – Chairman of the Governing Body of Highlands …

Sinenhlanhla Mnguni

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Sinen practices in criminal law, family law, general commercial litigation, and the drafting of commercial agreements, with the focal point of his practice being in the field of commercial criminal law. He has experience in human rights litigation (with an emphasis on the right to basic services). Sinen also acts for local tobacco industry manufacturers in various litigious and non-litigious …

Pieter Pretorius

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Pieter Pretorius is a Consultant of Fairbridges Wertheim Becker, specialising in commercial property law and transfers. He was admitted as an attorney and a conveyancer in 1986 and also as a notary public. He is also qualified as a non-practising solicitor of the Law Society of England and Wales in 2006. He is registered as a tax practitioner with South …

Leanne Barlow

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Leanne Barlow is a retired advocate who works as a Consultant for the firm and who specialises in Estates’ work. After graduating from UCT, she completed her Articles at Bowman Gilfillan and Blacklock (as it was named at that time) in Johannesburg before she relocated to Cape Town in 1984. She worked for the Master’s Office, Cape Town as an …

Monty Hacker

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Monty’s career spans more than a half century involving a wide range of legal, commercial and sporting activities, including a JSE Listing in the late 1960s. He took appointments as Trustee/Liquidator in insolvent estates and liquidated companies respectively, as Executor in deceased Estates and as a Trustee in both inter vivos and testamentary Trusts and conducting insolvency interrogations, often without …

Louis Rood

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Louis has over 40 years litigation experience in the Magistrates Court, High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, other courts such as the Water Court, tribunals such as the Advertising Standards Authority and arbitrations. More than 15 of his cases appear in the South African Law Reports.