Solomon Gordon




  • General litigation and matrimonial litigation.
  • Negotiating settlements in divorce matters and advising clients.
  • Sol is an accredited mediator and has been a mediator since the middle of 1980 specialising in mediation of matrimonial and child contact/rights mediation.
  • He is involved in various NGO’S and charitable organisations e.g. South African Association of Mediators, S.A. Nurses Trust and religious organisations e.g. Doornfontein Hebrew Congregation.
  • Sol also acts for overseas clients.



Career Overview

  • Sol has been involved in significant matrimonial litigation dealing with divorce, rights of children and settlement of the matters.
  • He is a trustee of several trusts.
  • He has been engaged in various aspects of law in his 50 year career dealing with litigation, notarial work, wills, estates, conveyancing.
  • Sol has also been –
  • Chairman of the Governing Body of Highlands North High School for about 20 years;
  • Chairman of FAMSA National Council for about 15 years; and a
  • Member of the EXCO of Family Life Johannesburg for about 20 years.


  • Comm LLM (Property) H.Dip (Tax)


  • Admitted as an Attorney (1965)
  • Partner in a small firm (1967)
  • Sol then moved to a larger 14 man practise.
  • Managing Partner of Wertheim Becker & Associates (2003 – 2015)
  • Consultant with Fairbridges Wertheim Becker (2015)