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I am a qualified and admitted attorney of the Western Cape Division of the High Court of South Africa, and a Partner at Ashersons Attorneys, a boutique legal practice operating in Cape Town.

My passion is helping clients, be it in putting commercial agreements together, or litigating on behalf of a client to assert his/her rights.

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Suing an Insolvent Debtor – Can You Recover from his Trust?
29 June 2018
Your debtor owes you a fortune, but when his estate is sequestrated there is nothing in his own name. However you find out that he is trustee of a wealthy family trust with lots of assets th...
Depressed and Dismissed – A Hard Lesson for a Hard Employer
29 June 2018
A recent Labour Court decision in Jansen v Legal Aid South Africa (C678/14) [2018] ZALCCT 17 shows how dangerous it is as an employer, when attempting to dismiss an employee, not to draw a c
Changing Your Surname – Your Choices on Marriage, Divorce and Widowhood
29 June 2018
You cannot lawfully use any surname in South Africa other than the one shown in the National Population Register (NPR), and trying to do so will land you in a lot of hassle and probably ...