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 number of BBBEE transactions, including the structuring thereof and the commercial vehicles used for this purpose.
Bernard is and has been a trustee of numerous inter vivos and testamentary trusts;
Bernard has been involved in a number of charitable organisations and was the Grand President of an International Charitable and Fraternal origination
Dip Law (University of Witwatersrand) (1969)
Admitted as an Attorney (1972)
Admitted as an Attorney in Lesotho (1974)
Partner in a Johannesburg Law Firm (1972 – 1997)
Director of Wertheim Becker Inc. (1997 – 2015)
Director of Fairbridges Wertheim Becker (2015 – 2018)
Consultant at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker (August 2018)