About Me

Articled Clerk, Associate & finally Partner at Ashersons Attorneys

Admitted Attorney of the Cape Division of the High Court of South Africa

In March 2013 I was invited to join the Partnership as one of four Partners of the legal practice. I had previously completed my articles of clerkship at Ashersons, and then elected to stay on as an Associate for three years, whereafter I took up my current position as a Partner of the firm.

Ashersons Attorneys is a boutique legal practice catering for an exclusive range of both corporate and high nett worth individual clients throughout South Africa, Africa, Europe, America and Australia.

Please visit our website for more information as to our services >> www.ashersons.co.za

Master of Laws (LLM) (UCT) (2013)

In June 2013, I graduated (together with my now Wife – Lauren Kohn Goldschmidt) with my Master of Laws degree, specialising in Income Tax, from the University of Cape Town. The first part of my thesis was entitled “Is it possible for a trust or a webserver to inadvertently create a “permanent establishment” for purposes of international tax law?”, and the second part of my thesis was entitled “‘Trading stock’ – Foskor’s interpretation versus the Commissioner’s interpretation in the calculation of Foskor’s taxable income”.

Bachelor of Law (LLB) (UCT) (2006)

In December 2006, I graduated from the University of Cape Town (together with Wife) with my Bachelor of Law degree – more commonly referred to as an LLB degree.

Bachelor of Commerce (IS) (UCT) (2002)

In December 2002, I graduated with my Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town, majoring in Information System.

Freelance Web Designer (1998 to 2007)

I used to design websites in my spare time. Here are just a few examples of a few websites that I’ve worked on in the past.

Pickup Car Hire

http://www.pickupcarhire.co.za/

Details : Construction of front-end website and back-end management system to allow the administrator to edit nearly all material items on the website including: rates, vehicle categories, links, advertisement banners, useful information.
Technologies : mysql database server, php front and backend scripting language, apache webserver, FreeBSD server.

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Pickup Tourism Services

http://www.pickuptourism.co.za/

Details : Construction of front-end website and back-end management system to allow the administrator to edit nearly all material items on the website including: rates, vehicle categories, links, advertisement banners, useful information.

Technologies : mysql database server, php front and backend scripting language, apache webserver, FreeBSD server.

Carisma Car Hire

http://www.carisma.co.za/

Details : Construction of front-end website and back-end management system to allow the administrator to edit nearly all material items on the website including: rates, vehicle categories, links, advertisement banners, useful information.

Technologies : mysql database server, php front and backend scripting language, apache webserver, FreeBSD server.

Cape Terrier Club

http://www.capeterrierclub.co.za/

Details : Customised installation of the WordPress Content Management System that allows the administrator to have complete control over the website.

Technologies : mysql database server, php front and backend scripting language, apache webserver, FreeBSD server.