David Janks

BA LLB (Wits)

Corporate Commercial Law and Healthcare Law


Admitted as attorney in 1980
Previously at Routledge Modise inc Eversheds (Director) and Clicks Group Limited, currently practices as a consultant at Bernadt Vukic Potash and Getz

Articles: Directors Do’s and Don’ts, Competition Act Do’s and Don’ts and Trusts in Family Businesses

Hans Muhlberg

BProc LLB (Wits) LLM (Unisa)

Intellectual Property Law


Admitted as attorney in 1984
Previously at Spoor & Fisher (Partner), RGC Jenkins (Partner) and Bowman Gilfillan (Partner)

Article: Trademarks for Similar Goods

Martie Foster

BCom (accounting) BCom Hons HDip (Tax Law) (RAU) Certificate in Financial Markets (AFM) CA (SA) Masters in International Taxation (cum laude)

Corporate Tax


Previously at SABMiller, Ernst and Young, Mallinicks and Webber Wentzel

Article: Directors Fees: Tax & Excon Implications in the Global Context

Cormac Cullinan

BA Hons (cum laude) LLB (KZN) LLM (environmental law) (King's College)

Renewable Energy and Environmental Law


Admitted as attorney in 1989
Previously at Shepstone & Wylie and Maitland & Co

John van den Aardweg

BSocSc LLB (Natal) LLM (current)

Sports Law


Admitted as attorney in 1995

James Wynne

BA (law) LLB (KZN) CD/ACDS Accredited Mediator

Commercial Mediation and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 1997
Previously at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and Deloitte

Article: Plain Language Drafting

Caryn Leclercq

BA (law) LLB (Stell)

Corporate Commercial Law, with a focus on transaction work


Admitted as attorney in 1998
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan (Director) and Werksmans (Director)

Articles: Company MOI and New BEE Codes

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Lisa Baird

BCom (law) LLB (cum laude) (UPE)

Projects and Construction Law


Admitted as attorney in 1998
Previously at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs, Herbert Smith and Pinsent Masons

Trudie Broekmann

BA LLB (Stell) Dipl Int Law (cum laude) (Antwerp) LLM (tax) (UCT)

Consumer Law and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 1999
Previously at Mallinicks and Webber Wentzel

Article: CPA Industry Codes

Nicole Ross

BProc (RAU) CEDR Accredited Mediator

Commercial Mediation and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 1999

John Taylor

BA (law) LLB (UCT) LLM (NYU)

Corporate Commercial Law, with a focus on transaction work


Admitted as attorney in 2000 (RSA) and 2015 (NYC)
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan, Richards Butler and Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs

Article: US Takeover Defenses

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Tim Henshall

BA LLB (UCT)

Banking and Finance Law


Admitted as attorney in 2000
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan

Article: Financial Sector Bill

Marietjie Botes

BProc LLB (Pretoria) LLM LLD (medical law) (current) (Unisa)

Medical Law, Biotechnology Law and Insurance Law


Admitted as attorney in 2001
Previously at Adams & Adams

Article: DTC Genetic Tests

Justine Del Monte

BLC LLB (both cum laude) (Pretoria)

Employment Law


Admitted as attorney in 2002

Articles: LRA Amendments and State Employed Medical Practitioners

Amanda Hofmeyr

BA (law) LLB (UCT) LLM (Toronto)

Corporate Commercial Law, with a focus on transaction work


Admitted as attorney in 2003
Previously at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs and MWEB, Naspers

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Josie Eastwood

BA LLB LLM (constitutional & administrative law) (cum laude) (UCT)

Environmental Law and Water Law


Admitted as attorney in 2003
Previously at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs and Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Diana Wylie

BA LLB (Stell) LLM (UCT)

Occupational Health and Safety Law and Environmental Law


Admitted as attorney in 2003
Previously at Webber Wentzel

Taryn Calmeyer

BJuris LLB (NMMU)

Corporate Commercial Law, with a focus on transaction work


Admitted as attorney in 2003
Previously at Webber Wentzel, Slaughter & May and Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs (Director)

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Taryn Hirsch

BA (law) LLB (Wits)

Financial Services Law


Admitted as attorney in 2003
Previously at Deneys Reitz (now Norton Rose Fulbright) (Director), Allen and Overy and Allan Gray

Articles: Blockchain and POPI Compliance for Blockchain

Alayne Meinesz

BA (Rhodes) LLB (UCT)

Construction and Engineering Law and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 2004
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan (Director)

Brigitte MacDonald

BA (law) LLB (UCT) CEDR (UK) Accredited Mediator

Commercial Mediation and Employment Law


Admitted as attorney in 2006
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan

Articles: Disciplinary Hearings and Commercial Mediation

Aimee Girdwood

BCom (law) LLB (cum laude) (Wits) Masters in Sustainability Leadership (Cambridge)

Energy and Sustainability Law


Admitted as attorney in 2006
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan

Article: Carbon Tax

Sanusha Govender

LLB (Natal) LLM (Unisa)

Mining Regulatory Law and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 2006
Previously at Routledge Modise (now Hogan Lovells), Webber Wentzel and Bowman Gilfillan

Nadia Smith

BCom LLB (Stell)

Banking and Finance Law


Admitted as attorney in 2006
Previously at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs

Article: Notarial Bonds

David Rix

LLB (Unisa) ACFE (USA)

Commercial Forensics


Admitted as attorney in 2007 and advocate in 2012
Previously at SAPS, Deloitte and ENS Forensics

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Danielle Court

LLB (KZN)

Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 2007
Previously at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs

Article: SAFE Documents

Ryan Tucker

BSc (Genetics and Biotech) LLB (Wits)

Intellectual Property Law, Music and Entertainment Law and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 2007
Previously at Werksmans, Spoor & Fisher and Duane Morris

Cameron Staude

BCom LLB (Rhodes)

Construction Law


Admitted as attorney in 2008
Previously at Routledge Modise (now Eversheds) and Webber Wentzel

Michael Wilter

LLB (UCT)

Education Law and Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 2009
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan and Education Ministry, Western Cape Government

Articles: School Admission and School Policies

Sarah Lawrence

BA (Stell) BA Hons LLB (cum laude) (UCT)

Corporate Commercial Law, with a focus on transaction work


Lucien Lewin

BMus LLB (UCT)

Commercial Litigation Support


Admitted as attorney in 2010
Previously at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs

Lauren Kohn

BBusSc LLB LLM (both magna cum laude) (UCT)

Constitutional Law, Public Law and Administrative Law


Admitted as attorney in 2010
Previously at Webber Wentzel

Articles: BEE Status and Fronting and Regulatory Compliance for Mobile App and Software Developers

Katherine Kleyenstuber

BCom (financial management) BCom Hons (tax) (both cum laude) (Pretoria) Masters in Tax (current) (WITS)

Corporate Tax


Previously at KPMG and Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs

Twaambo Muleza

BA LLB (UCT) LLM (UJ)

Corporate Commercial Law


Admitted as attorney in 2010
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan and Baker & McKenzie

Articles: The Franchise Industry Code of Conduct and Immigration Law

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Louella Tindale

BA LLB (UCT)

Corporate Commercial Law, Competition Law and Data Protection Law


Admitted as attorney in 2010
Previously at Werksmans

Article: Processing of Personal Information under POPI

Ayanda Mubima

LLB (Wits)

Corporate Commercial Law and Public Regulatory Law


Admitted as attorney in 2011
Previously at Bowman Gilfillan and Fasken Martineau

Melissa Groenink

BSc (environmental science) LLB (both cum laude) (Rhodes) LLM (environmental law) (current) (KZN)

Environmental, Planning and Clean Energy Law


Admitted as attorney in 2012
Previously at Shepstone & Wylie

Raisa Cachalia

BA (law) LLB LLM (commercial law) (all cum laude) (Wits)

Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Public Law and Corporate Commercial Law