Aadil Patel is a director and national practice head of the employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Aadil has broad experience in employment law and has acted extensively for various employers, both public and private entities.
Adrian Dommisse is the founder of Dommisse Attorneys. He has experience in the fields of corporate finance and acquisitions, structured finance and commercial law.
Alastair Morphet is a director in the Finance and Banking practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Alastair has extensive experience in tax planning, which includes opinions on a variety of transactions such as financial instruments, corporate restructurings, application of the Eighth Schedule, estate duty, donations tax and the GAAR.
Albert Aukema is a senior associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Amanda Swanson is a candidate attorney in the Litigation Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Andrea Taylor is an senior associate in Employment at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Email Andrea at ..
Andrew Lewis is director, Tax, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Andrew Seaber is a senior associate in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Real Estate practice. Andrew was a partner of Porter Seaber Attorneys for eight years where he specialised in all aspects of property law.
Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.
Anli Dowling is a senior associate at Dommisse Attorneys, a niche corporate and commercial law firm based in Newlands, Cape Town. After completing her B.Acc LLB degree at the University of Stellenbosch, she worked at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs for five and a half years, specialising in mergers and acquisitions.
Antoine Smith is a labour attorney specialising in labour litigation and dispute resolution. He is a director at an industrial relations and labour consultancy company that represents employers in the South African labour market.
Anton Harber, Wits University Caxton Professor of Journalism and chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute, was a Weekly Mail (now Mail & Guardian) founding editor and a Kagiso Media executive director. He wrote Diepsloot (Jonathan Ball, 2011), Recht Malan Prize winner, and co-edited the first two editions of The A-Z of South African Politics (Penguin, 1994/5), What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic (Jacana, 2010) and Troublemakers: The best of SA's investigative journalism (Jacana, 2010)..
Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant, mentor and SME specialist. He is the Senior consultant at ED and CSI specialist agency Fetola (www.fetola.co.za ), a winning mentor on the SAB Kickstart Entrepreneur Competition, and a published author across multiple publications.
Ayanda Dlamini is the business development manager at LGR Telecommunications. He joined the company in 2012 and is responsible for growing and maintaining business development among LGR clients.
Banele Rewo - Creative Director at I Create We Create Education Development Agency. A maverick education company that facilitates entrepreneurial education and career development for youth in creative careers beyond the limitations of formal academic studies. www.icreatewecreate.co.za ICWC: Business of Creativity is the largest youth conference in Africa along with quarterly discipline specific Business Of: Music, Fashion and Brand.
Bongani Mgaga was admitted as an attorney in October 2006 and joined Garlicke & Bousfield as a director in the Employment and Constitutional Law Department in 2011. Bongani is currently a member of the Durban Chess Club and chairperson of the Durban Metro Chess Academy.
Branko Brkic is the founder, publisher and editor of The Daily Maverick and iMaverick.co.za. He has edited magazines on business and politics, technology, and wildlife and published fiction and non-fiction books, most of them in Serbian.
Brett Bowes is the managing director at TerraNova. He has a long history of strategic marketing and brand communications management in multinational companies.
Brigit Rubinstein is a director in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (www.fetola.co.za).
Chantelle Gladwin (@chantellegladwi) is a partner at Schindlers Attorneys specialising in all areas of commercial and residential property practice and litigation, including sectional title body corporate management, eviction, general property management and property-owning enterprise management, as well as corporate restructurings and corporate taxations matters..
Chris Barry is managing director of Heavy Commercial Vehicle Underwriting Managers..
Chris Charter is director in the competition and regulatory practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr business law firm. Contact Charter on tel: +27 (0)11 562 1053 or email ..
Chris Eagar ((B Comm LLB LLM B Comm Honours (Taxation)) is a director at Finvision. He is an admitted attorney, specialising in VAT for 15 years, 13 of which at a big four audit firm.
Chris Mashigo is the executive manager for Business Development at Coega Development Corporation..
Apart from being a corporate marketing analyst, advisor and media commentator, Chris Moerdyk is a former chairman of Bizcommunity. He was head of strategic planning and public affairs for BMW South Africa and spent 16 years in the creative and client service departments of ad agencies, ending up as resident director of Lindsay Smithers-FCB in KwaZulu-Natal.
|Christophe van Zyl|
Christophe van Zyl is a dynamic, business-minded attorney who joined Von Seidels in 2013 after spending eight years at a large IP law firm in Pretoria. Christophe has expertise in the registration of trademarks, strategic branding advice, copyright law, domain name registrations and disputes, company name objections, advertising and marketing law, advice on regulatory aspects of IP including packaging and labelling requirements for foodstuffs and other products, commercial aspects of IP, anti-counterfeiting, dispute resolution and litigation..
Corné Lewis is a senior associate in Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in corporate and commercial litigation, review applications and other general applications..
Craig Assheton-Smith (B Com LLB, Wits University) is the founding director of Assheton-Smith Incorporated. Craig is rated on Legal 500 and in Chambers as one of the top South African lawyers in dispute resolution and was nominated for the coveted accolade of Best Lawyer 2012.
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Analyst at compute.
Danie Pienaar is a senior associate at Spoor & Fisher..
Danie Strachan is partner at Adams & Adams..
Deshni Naidoo is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, specialising in commercial litigation, and has experience in various areas including breach of warranties, general contractual claims, restraints of trade, education (further education and training), construction, tender reviews and other administrative law disputes, constitutional litigation and proceedings in the equality court..
|Dion Chang and Raleen Bagg|
Dion Chang (@dionchang) is the founder of Flux Trends. He is an innovator, creative thinker and visionary.
Donvay Wegierski is director of Werksmans Attorneys. Her main practice areas are intellectual property and Africa.
|Dr Madelein Kleyn|
Dr Madelein Kleyn is a fellow of the chair of Intellectual Property Law Faculty of Law Stellenbosch University..
|Dr Robin Woolley|
Dr Robin Woolley is director of Transcend Corporate Advisors..
|Drew van Vuuren|
Drew Van Vuuren is one of South Africa's most dynamic bastions of information technology security. With over 18 years' experience in corporate security and privacy, Drew currently heads up 4Di Privaca - an innovative specialist information security and privacy practice.
Dylan Bradford is a candidate attorney in the property & conveyancing department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Ed Herbst is an author and a prize-winning reporter. He worked for SABC television news for 28 years but left in 2005 without other employment in prospect because of the pervasive news and other corruption at all levels of the corporation.
Emil Brincker is director, National Tax Practice Head at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Emma Dempster is a senior associate in Projects and Infrastructure at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Emma began her career as a candidate attorney in 2008 at Cliffe Dekker (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) and was appointed as an associate in 2010 and was promoted to senior associate in 2012..
Eric Levenstein is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Faan Coetzee is a director of employment law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Françoise Henderson, Chief Executive Officer, is a the co-founder of Rubric. She oversees Worldwide Production and is responsible for localisation methodology and human resources.
Freddie Terblanche is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Gaelyn Scott is Director and Head of Intellectual Property at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs) and has 17 years experience. She practises as an attorney in the intellectual property department and specialises in strategic brand management and the enforcement of intellectual property rights, both locally and internationally, with extensive experience in Africa.
Works closely together with Brian Webber handling commercial and corporate work for clients ranging from private individuals and small business to large companies, including listed companies and international corporations. His position involves the attendance of consultations and negotiations for the purpose of structuring business deals..
Geraldine has over eleven years experience in the financial services industry, consulting in all aspects of financial planning. She is currently the legal marketing specialist at Liberty Retail SA.
Glenda Nevill is a journalist, editor and communicator with 25 years experience working in media. She worked for The Sunday Times in various roles for nine years.
Grace Belger runs the Meropa media training division and has conducted media training and crisis communication workshops for over 100 clients who have ranged from multi-nationals, listed entities, government entities, a rock band and a Kgosi..
Graeme Palmer is a director in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..
Greg Brown is a director in Risk Management & Compliance Solutions at LexisNexis South Africa..
Gregory Anderson is the country manager for Trend Micro South Africa..
Harriet Beamish is a senior associate in Bowman Gilfillan's Corporate Department, practising in the firm's technology law practice group. She has worked on the supplier and customer side of transactions regarding the provision of services, software and IT solutions and software development and licensing agreements, and has advised international and local clients on general corporate matters, as well as advising and assisting local telecommunications companies commercially..
Heinrich Louw is senior associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Helen Dagut is a consultant in the Environmental Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Hugo Pienaar is a director in Employment at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Email Hugo at ..
Ilne Grobler is a candidate attorney in the patent department at Von Seidels and focuses on local and international patent searches and drafting patent specifications for clients..
Inez Moosa is an associate in the Employment Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Jackwell Feris is a director in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in mining and petroleum, Oil and Gas law, corporate and commercial law, administrative law and procurement law and arbitrations..
|Jacques van Wyk|
Jacques van Wyk is a director in Labour and Employment Law at Werksmans Attorneys. He was named as a recommended lawyer in Labour & Employment by the Legal500 (2010-2012), and co-authored 'Labour Law in Action - A Handbook on the new Labour Relations Act - 1997' with Frances Anderson.
Janine Hollesen is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..
Jayne Cross is an associate in Civil and Corporate Litigation at Minchin & Kelly, Botswana (a member of DLA Piper Africa)..
Jeff Osborne heads up the Gumtree Automotive Team from their office in Johannesburg. Jeff has decades of experience in the motor industry and served as the CEO of the Retail Motor Industry for 13 years.
Jenny Reid is Managing Director of iFacts..
Jody completed a BA LLB at the University of Cape Town and thereafter worked at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc. He subsequently joined Dommisse Attorneys where he is currently a partner..
Johan Botes is a director of Employment Law at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, a business law firm specialising in employment law and labour relations. Johan is an internationally accredited change management practitioner.
|John Mc Loughlin|
John Mc Loughlin is a visionary entrepreneur that has been involved in the setup and management of a number of start-up businesses. For the past seven years, he has been working towards changing the security landscape for SMEs in South Africa through his company, J2 Software, which provides solutions around reducing risk and improving compliance. John is an industry specialist and thought leader in the security space, and his particular areas of expertise lie in planning and strategising..
Jonathan Ripley-Evans is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in general commercial litigation..
Jonathan Witts-Hewinson is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. He has extensive experience in relation to arbitration proceedings and other forms of alternate dispute resolution.
Justine Krige is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Jyoti Narshi is a senior associate at Werksmans Attorneys..
Kaelin Govinden is a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, Cape Town..
Kayley Keylock is an associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Kelly Thompson is partner - Trade Marks, at the law firm Adams & Adams, the South African member of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance..
Keolebogile Mugabe is an associate and head of Debt Collection at Minchin & Kelly, Botswana (a member of DLA Piper Africa)..
Kirsten Caddy is an associate in the Employment law practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. She studied at the University of Pretoria and graduated cum laude in respect of both her BCom: Law and LLB degrees.
Leana Engelbrecht is a senior associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is senior editor of the marketing and media industry at Bizcommunity.com. She loves word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..
Lerisha Naidu is senior associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. She has experience in various areas of prohibited practices and mergers and acquisitions within the broader rubric of competition law..
Linde Steyn is a candidate attorney in the trademark practice at Von Seidels. Steyn has degrees in human life sciences and law and focuses on trademark searches, the filing and prosecution of trademarks and copyright matters.
Liuba Stansfield is a senior associate in Dispute Resolution at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
|Lize de la Harpe|
Lize de la Harpe obtained her LLB degree in 2005 from the University of Stellenbosch, whereafter she completed her articles and was admitted as an attorney. During 2008 she completed a CFP qualification from the University of the Free State and joined Metropolitan Asset Managers as their legal adviser.
Lize Mills is a senior lecturer in the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University..
Louis Kruger is a candidate attorney in the Conveyancing Department at Schindlers Attorneys & Conveyancers..
Lucinde Rhoodie is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. She is also a member of the Insolvency unit.
Lucy Signorelli is a partner at Adams & Adams..
|Madelein van der Watt|
Madelein van der Watt is Development Manager at Sage Pastel Payroll & HR and a regular commentator in financial and business media, is an expert in areas of employee tax and legislative changes affecting payroll..
|Mariëtte du Plessis|
Mariëtte du Plessis is a trade mark attorney and partner at Adams & Adams..
Mark Brickles is the owner and principal of Re/Max Ultra Select property group in Grassy Park, Cape Town..
Martin Goodman is a Director of Rentshield. In 2010, he joined Rentshield as one of four directors, after a successful two decades in the property and tourism industries..
Megan Badenhorst is a candidate attorney in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Megan Gedye is an associate in the Litigation Department of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Michael Stein (AdvDipTax (CapeTown), MCom (Natal) CA(SA)) is a tax consultant based in Johannesburg. He is the author of the LexisNexis publications, Stein on Capital Gains Tax and Estate Duty Principles and Planning, is a co-editor of Income Tax Reporter and the South African Income Tax Guide and is co-author of the fifth edition of Broomberg on Tax Strategy..
|Mike van Alphen|
Mike van Alphen is national manager of Rawson Finance..
Nadia Mather is the associate director at Kampel Kaufmann (KK) Attorneys..
Natasha Wright is a senior associate in Trade Mark Litigation at Adams & Adams..
Nazeera Mia is an associate in the Competition practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Neil Kirby is director: health care and life sciences law of Werksmans. He is the chair of the Medicine and Law Committee of the International Bar Association.
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Nicholas Preston is a senior associate in the Employment practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, specialising in employment law and litigation. He has a Master's Degree in Labour Law, and appears in the CCMA, Bargaining Councils, Labour Court and High Court.
Nick Muller is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. Nick has over 30 years' experience in all forms of court litigation and dispute resolution involving all aspects of South African and international law, including, among others, all forms of construction disputes, brand protection and product liability.
Nicole Paulsen is associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Niteske Marshall is the managing director of Network Recruitment, a division of the AdvTech Group..
Nomonde Njilo is a candidate attorney in the Employment Law Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Nozipho Bhengu is a director at Werkmans Attorneys..
Olga Meshoe is a transformation facilitator and manager at Transcend Corporate Advisors..
I am a legal strategist specialising in digital marketing, Internet and digital content. My work entails identifying legal and compliance risks; helping my clients better understand the impact these risks may have on their businesses and developing enabling frameworks to address these risks and support my clients' objectives.
|Prof Owen Dean|
Professor Owen Dean is a former partner and chairman of Spoor & Fisher, specialist intellectual property solicitors, and holds the chair of intellectual property law at Stellenbosch University..
|Professor Paul Benjamin|
Professor Paul Benjamin has been at the cutting edge of labour law practice and policy for over three decades. He has worked at the Legal Resources Centre and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies and has been a director of Cheadle Thompson & Haysom Inc.
|Professor Willie van der Westhuizen|
Professor Willie van der Westhuizen is an expert in the field of trusts and co-author of Wills and Trusts, a LexisNexis publication. He is a director and practicing attorney and specialises in Trust Law and Holistic Estate Planning.
manager at mafia town entertainment.
Rachel believes in going the extra mile for her clients. One of the things she recommends is checking the minor updates to the Google algorithms to get the advantage over your competitors.
Ramon Pereira (@SchindlersAtt) studied law at UCT before joining Schindlers Attorneys as a candidate attorney in the Property Law department. Over the past two years he has gained extensive experience in property law matters and in particular, in relation to sectional title disputes and municipality-related billing issues.
Richard Marcus is a director in the Dispute Resolution practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, as well as a member of its Insolvency Unit. Richard has extensive experience in various aspects of corporate and commercial litigation, including urgent applications and arbitrations, including company and contract law disputes, insolvency and business rescue, and intellectual property.
Richard Pemberton is an executive consultant in the Employment Law Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Rishal Bipraj is a junior associate at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..
Having been in the media industry for nine years, I have plenty of experience in every aspect of media, including writing, editing, proofreading, social media, and syndication. I also enjoy a challenge and love to widen my knowledge at every turn..
Rob Cooper is a tax expert and director of legislation updates and proposed legislation of Sage VIP..
Rod Baker is Content Director at Bizcommunity.com. A journalist since before computers, he worked on a wide range of magazines and, in his youth, rose through the ranks from being a lowly and abused sub-editor, to a high and still abused editor and publisher.
Content Director at Bizcommunity.com.
Roger Metcalfe is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker specialising in environment, alternative energy and medicine. He received the SA National Cancer Association's Award for Enterprising Journalism for televised documentaries (MRI & Breast Cancer).
Ronald Ennik is the founder and CEO of Ennik Estates..
Samantha Brener is a candidate attorney in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Sid Peimer is the executive director of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is Group Head: Content at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Darryll Kilian, Christopher Dalgliesh and Briony Liber are partners and principal environmental consultants, Rob Gardiner is a partner and principal environmental scientist, Laetitia Coetser is an associate partner and principal environmental scientist, and Vassie Maharaj is a director and principal stakeholder engagement consultant at SRK Consulting (SA)..
My career objective is to develop my existing skills in the field of Project Management and implementing technology (incl social media initiatives) to improve business processes (and exposure). I am a deep thinker; very approachable - trustworthy and trusting.
Stephen Hollis is a senior associate in Trade Mark Prosecution at Adams & Adams. Stephen is an Intellectual Property lawyer who specialises in trade mark and copyright matters, including Intellectual Property matters relating to the entertainment and music industries.
Steve Ferguson is an attorney who specialises in the field of intellectual property and IT law. Steve has been involved in the tech and media industries since 2003 and has helped a number of exciting businesses, including Bizcommunity, navigate the legal issues facing them in the digital age..
Steven Yeates is a partner in the Trade Mark Litigation Department and is currently one of three partners heading up the anti-counterfeiting team. He is a qualified attorney and trade mark practitioner with 12 years' experience.
Susan Meyer is a director in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in Cape Town..
Terence Dambe is a managing partner and head of Real Estate, Minchin & Kelly, a member of DLA Piper Africa..
|Thabiso T. Tafila|
Thabiso T. Tafila is a partner and the head of Employment and General Litigation at Minchin & Kelly in Botswana, a member of DLA Piper Africa..
Thina Siwendu is director in the corporate and commercial practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Tiffany Conley is a senior associate at Adams & Adams..
Tim Fletcher is a director and the national practice head of the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..
Tiny Carroll has over 20 years' experience in estate, tax and financial planning for clients. Prior to becoming an estate planning specialist at Glacier Financial Solutions, he was a senior legal analyst at Old Mutual.
Verushka Reddy is a labour and employment lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright..
Vicky Stilwell is a director in Intellectual Property (IP) at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs)..
Yaniv Kleitman is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. He has experience in mergers and acquisitions, BEE transactions, mining law and debt and equity finance transactions.
Yossi Hasson is the CEO of SYNAQ, leading provider cloud messaging and communication services for South African business..