Sheri Breslaw


Cape Town


  • Sheri is an experienced, senior Divorce Attorney, and has been practising family law for 17 years.
  • She specialises in all aspects of family law, including Divorce, Parental Rights and Responsibility Agreements, Family Mediation, Antenuptial Contracts, Domestic Violence, pre and post-divorce care, contact and maintenance disputes, disputes relating to children born out of wedlock, relocation matters and same-sex unions.
  • Sheri furthermore completed a course with the Family Mediators Association of Cape Town (FAMAC) in 2007.
  • She also deals with various immigration related matters, including assisting clients with applications for various forms of visas, permanent residence and citizenship in South Africa.
  • Sheri serves as the Family Law expert on the panel of experts of She has published various articles, and provided legal opinion, in print, radio and electronic media on important aspects of Family Law.




  • Bachelor of Commerce (UNISA) (1999)
  • Bachelor of Laws (UNISA) (2002)


  • Articles served with Abe Swersky of Abe Swersky & Associates (2000) whilst completing her degree
  • Admitted as an Attorney (2003)
  • Associate at Abe Swersky & Associates (2003 – 2005)
  • Invited to join Fairbridges as an Associate in the Family Law department (2005)
  • Senior Associate at Fairbridges (2009)
  • Director at Fairbridges (2017)