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Aadil PatelAadil Patel

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 DommisseAdrian Dommisse

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 MorphetAlastair Morphet

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 AukemaAlbert Aukema

Albert Aukema is a senior associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Amanda SwansonAmanda Swanson

Amanda Swanson is a candidate attorney in the Litigation Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..

Andrea TaylorAndrea Taylor

Andrea Taylor is an senior associate in Employment at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. Email Andrea at ..

Andrew LewisAndrew Lewis

Andrew Lewis is director, Tax, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Andrew SeaberAndrew Seaber

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.

Angie WhiteAngie White

Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.

Anli DowlingAnli Dowling

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 SmithAntoine Smith

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 HarberAnton Harber

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 ResselAnton Ressel

Anton Ressel is an experienced business development consultant, mentor and SME specialist. He is the Senior consultant at ED and CSI specialist agency Fetola ( ), a mentor on the SAB Kickstart Entrepreneur Competition, and a published author across multiple publications.

Ayanda DlaminiAyanda Dlamini

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 RewoBanele Rewo

Banele Rewo - Creative Director of Authentic Creatives Outdoor Platforms. A maverick start-up outdoor media company specialising in mural and freestanding outdoor advertising in LSM 3 to Afropolitan markets Opinion Leader on every Monday 10AM CAT.

Bongani MgagaBongani Mgaga

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 BrkicBranko Brkic

Branko Brkic is the founder, publisher and editor of The Daily Maverick and He has edited magazines on business and politics, technology, and wildlife and published fiction and non-fiction books, most of them in Serbian.

Brett BowesBrett Bowes

Brett Bowes is the managing director at TerraNova. He has a long history of strategic marketing and brand communications management in multinational companies.

Catherine WijnbergCatherine Wijnberg

Catherine Wijnberg is the Director and Founder of the Fetola Foundation (

Chantelle GladwinChantelle Gladwin

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 BarryChris Barry

Chris Barry is managing director of Heavy Commercial Vehicle Underwriting Managers..

Chris CharterChris Charter

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 MoerdykChris Moerdyk

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 ZylChristophe 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 LewisCorné Lewis

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-SmithCraig Assheton-Smith

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 BreitenbachDanette Breitenbach

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.

Danie Pienaar

Analyst at compute.

Deshni NaidooDeshni Naidoo

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 BaggDion Chang and Raleen Bagg

Dion Chang (@dionchang) is the founder of Flux Trends. He is an innovator, creative thinker and visionary.

Donvay WegierskiDonvay Wegierski

Donvay Wegierski is director of Werksmans Attorneys. Her main practice areas are intellectual property and Africa.

Dr Madelein KleynDr Madelein Kleyn

Dr Madelein Kleyn is a fellow of the chair of Intellectual Property Law Faculty of Law Stellenbosch University..

Drew van VuurenDrew 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 BradfordDylan Bradford

Dylan Bradford is a candidate attorney in the property & conveyancing department of Garlicke & Bousfield..

Ed HerbstEd Herbst

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 BrinckerEmil Brincker

Emil Brincker is director, National Tax Practice Head at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Emma DempsterEmma Dempster

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 LevensteinEric Levenstein

Eric Levenstein is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..

Françoise HendersonFrançoise Henderson

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 TerblancheFreddie Terblanche

Freddie Terblanche is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Gaelyn ScottGaelyn Scott

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.

Gareth CremenGareth Cremen

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 MacphersonGeraldine Macpherson

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 NevillGlenda Nevill

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.

Graeme PalmerGraeme Palmer

Graeme Palmer is a senior associate in the commercial department of Garlicke & Bousfield..

Heinrich LouwHeinrich Louw

Heinrich Louw is associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Helen DagutHelen Dagut

Helen Dagut is a consultant in the Environmental Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Ilne GroblerIlne Grobler

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

Inez Moosa is an associate in the Employment Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Jackwell FerisJackwell Feris

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 WykJacques 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

Janine Hollesen is a director at Werksmans Attorneys..

Jenny ReidJenny Reid

Jenny Reid is Managing Director of iFacts..

Jody DoyleJody Doyle

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 BotesJohan Botes

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.

Jonathan Ripley-EvansJonathan Ripley-Evans

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-HewinsonJonathan Witts-Hewinson

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 KrigeJustine Krige

Justine Krige is a senior associate in the Corporate and Commercial Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Jyoti Narshi

Jyoti Narshi is a senior associate at Werksmans Attorneys..

Kaelin GovindenKaelin Govinden

Kaelin Govinden is a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, Cape Town..

Kayley KeylockKayley Keylock

Kayley Keylock is an associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Kirsten CaddyKirsten Caddy

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 EngelbrechtLeana Engelbrecht

Leana Engelbrecht is an associate in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Lerisha NaiduLerisha Naidu

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 SteynLinde Steyn

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 StansfieldLiuba Stansfield

Liuba Stansfield is a senior associate in Dispute Resolution at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Lize de la HarpeLize 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 MillsLize Mills

Lize Mills is a senior lecturer in the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law at Stellenbosch University..

Lucinde RhoodieLucinde Rhoodie

Lucinde Rhoodie is a director in Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Dispute Resolution practice. She is also a member of the Insolvency unit.

Mark BricklesMark Brickles

Mark Brickles is the owner and principal of Re/Max Ultra Select property group in Grassy Park, Cape Town..

Martin GoodmanMartin Goodman

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 BadenhorstMegan Badenhorst

Megan Badenhorst is a candidate attorney in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Megan GedyeMegan Gedye

Megan Gedye is an associate in the Litigation Department of Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..

Michael SteinMichael Stein

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 AlphenMike van Alphen

Mike van Alphen is national manager of Rawson Finance..

Nadia Mather

Nadia Mather is the associate director at Kampel Kaufmann (KK) Attorneys..

Natasha Wright

Natasha Wright is a senior associate in Trade Mark Litigation at Adams & Adams..

Neil KirbyNeil Kirby

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.

Nicholas PrestonNicholas Preston

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 MullerNick Muller

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 PaulsenNicole Paulsen

Nicole Paulsen is associate, tax of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Niteske MarshallNiteske Marshall

Niteske Marshall is the managing director of Network Recruitment, a division of the AdvTech Group..

Nomonde NjiloNomonde Njilo

Nomonde Njilo is a candidate attorney in the Employment Law Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..

Nozipho Bhengu

Nozipho Bhengu is a director at Werkmans Attorneys..

Olga MeshoeOlga Meshoe

Olga Meshoe is a transformation facilitator and manager at Transcend Corporate Advisors..

Paul JacobsonPaul Jacobson

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.

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.

pule mathibepule mathibe

manager at mafia town entertainment.

Rachel SmithRachel Smith

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 PereiraRamon Pereira

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 MarcusRichard Marcus

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 PembertonRichard Pemberton

Richard Pemberton is an executive consultant in the Employment Law Department at Garlicke & Bousfield Inc..

Rod BakerRod Baker

Rod Baker is Content Director at 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.

Rod Baker

Content Director at

Samantha BrenerSamantha Brener

Samantha Brener is a candidate attorney in the Dispute Resolution Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Sid PeimerSid Peimer

Sid Peimer is a freelance strategist resident at

Stanley WatsonStanley Watson

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 HollisStephen Hollis

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 FergusonSteve Ferguson

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 YeatesSteven Yeates

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 MeyerSusan Meyer

Susan Meyer is a director in the Competition Practice at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in Cape Town..

Terence DambeTerence Dambe

Terence Dambe is a managing partner and head of Real Estate, Minchin & Kelly, a member of DLA Piper Africa..

Thina Siwendu

Thina Siwendu is director in the corporate and commercial practice of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr..

Tiffany Conley

Tiffany Conley is a senior associate at Adams & Adams..

Tiny CarrollTiny Carroll

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 ReddyVerushka Reddy

Verushka Reddy is a labour and employment lawyer at Norton Rose Fulbright..

Vicky StilwellVicky Stilwell

Vicky Stilwell is a director in Intellectual Property (IP) at ENS (Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs)..

Yaniv KleitmanYaniv Kleitman

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.