Caroline Dichmont


Cape Town


  • Divorce Litigation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Care and Contact issues
  • Matrimonial Property
  • Parental Rights and Responsibility agreements
  • Guardianship
  • Advice on marriage regimes and ante-nuptial contracts

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Career Overview

  • Caroline has focused throughout her career on all aspects of Family Law including divorce, parental rights and obligations in respect of children of both married and unmarried parents, cohabitation agreements, Antenuptial Contracts and issues arising with regard to children after their parent’s separation.
  • Caroline has been an active member of the Family Law Committee of the Cape Law Society since 2001.
  • She became an accredited Mediator with FAMAC (Family Mediators Association of Cape Town) in 1998.
  • Caroline has served with distinction for a number of years on the elected Management Committee of the firm.


  • BA LLB (University of Cape Town) (1988).


  • Articles served at Abe Swersky & Associates (1990 – 1991)
  • Admitted as an Attorney (1992)
  • Professional Assistant at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (1996 to 1998)
  • Admitted as an attorney with right of appearance in the High Court (1997)
  • Partner of Smith Tabata Buchanan Boyes (2002)
  • Senior Associate of Fairbridges (2009)
  • Director of Fairbridges (2011)