John has successfully conducted many cases in the High Courts and Supreme Court of Appeal, as well as representing his clients at inquests and professional council proceedings relating to doctors and nurses.
John’s practice concentrates on issues of medical negligence, as well as hospital relationships with doctors and medical contractual issues and risk management. He also has extensive experience in general civil and commercial litigation, both domestic and international.
John served as a public prosecutor and magistrate before joining the firm. He was the winner of the prestigious 2013 Client Choice Awards International in the Litigation Category for South Africa.
John is a qualified mediator.
BA LLB (University of Cape Town)(1982)
Articles completed at Routledge MacCallums (1984)
Admitted as an Attorney and Conveyancer (1984)
Professional Assistant at Nell and Jacobson (1984)
Professional Assistant at Fairbridges (1985)
Director of Fairbridges (1987 – 2018)
Consultant at Fairbridges Wertheim Becker (August 2018)