Alwie Albertus


Cape Town


  • Clients include local municipalities, leading insurance companies and personal injury claimants.
  • Work experience includes alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, general liability claims, as well as eviction and land tenure litigation.
  • Advising corporate clients in matters pertaining general liability and defective workmanship claims.
  • Representing claimants in medical and professional negligence claims.
  • Representing local municipalities in public liability claims.
  • Drafting of legal opinions and advice in personal injury related matters for instructing attorneys.



Career Overview

  • 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 insurance companies in material-damages related claims.
  • Alwie also maintains a keen interest in eviction and land tenure matters, with litigation experience in the Magistrates’ Court, Land Claims Court and Supreme Court of Appeal.


  • LLB (University of South Africa)


  • Completed Articles of Clerkship at VanderSpuy Cape Town (2006 – 2011)
  • Legal Professional Assistant (2012 – 2013)
  • Admitted as an Attorney (2014)
  • Associate at VanderSpuy Cape Town (2014 – 2018)
  • Associate at Elton Shortles Attorneys (2018)
  • Associate at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker (2018)