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Personal details

22 October 1958, Cape Town
Wife: Susan Rogers
No children

Education
  • Matric: Wynberg Boys High School, Cape Town
  • Cum Laude (1982) University of Cape Town
  • BA Hons, Classics (First Class) (1983) University of Cape Town
  • LLB Magna Cum Laude (1985) University of Cape Town
Professional history
  • Articled clerk; Sonnenberg Hoffmann & Galombik, Cape Town: 1986-1987 
  • Pupillage at the Cape Bar: Jan-July 1988
  • Advocate at the Cape Bar:1988-2012
  • Awarded status of senior counsel: 1999
  • Treasurer, honorary secretary and member of the Cape Bar Council: 1994-1998; 2000-2003
  • Chairperson of the Cape Bar Council: 2004-2005
  • Chairperson of tribunals established in terms of s 15K of the Pension Funds Act
  • Acting Judge; Western Cape High Court: various periods in 2001, 2003, 2009 and 2011
  • Acting Judge; Labour Court: fourth term 2002
  • Judge; Western Cape High Court: since 2013
  • Acting Judge of Appeal; Competition Appeal Court: 2015-2016
  • Judge of Appeal; Competition Appeal Court: since 2017
Publications on Legal Topics
  • The Action of the Disappointed Beneficiary (1986) 103 SALJ 683.
  • When All Else has Failed: Illegal Strikes, Ultimatums and Mass Dismissals 1991 (12) ILJ 1171 (co-authored with Jeremy Gauntlett)
  • Silk: Why it should go Advocate (December 2006) 26
  • High Fees and Dubious Practices Advocate (April 2012) 40
  • The Ethics of the Hopeless Case Advocate (December 2017) 46.
  • To Give and to Gain: Judicial involvement in advocacy training SAJEJ Vol 1(1) 2018.
  • Lawyers in Turmoil: The Johannesburg Conspiracy of 1895 (Stormberg, 2020)
  • Honorary Judicial Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
Judges information courtsey of Supreme Court of Appeal(www.supremecourtofappeal.org.za)