Van Eck

Afrikaans, English

Willing to Travel

Short Bio

Hennie van Eck graduated from the University of Port Elizabeth, now Nelson Mandela University, in 1984. He is an Equity Director of Joubert Galpin Searle Attorneys in Port Elizabeth. Hennie is the head of the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Litigation Division. He specialises in insurance law, negligence claims, personal injury claims, damages claims, medical law, professional indemnity claims, mediations and arbitrations. His clients include many of South Africa’s leading insurance companies, underwriting managers, hospital- and medical groups and commercial companies. He has more than 30 years’ experience in these areas of law and has presented numerous lectures and seminars in these fields. Hennie has served on the local Law Society as a past Vice President and past Convenor of the Attorneys, Notaries and Conveyancing exams. He serves as a Commissioner of the Small Claims Court. Hennie has a certificate in Arbitration. He is fluent in English and Afrikaans

Practice Areas

  • Agriculture
  • Community and peace making
  • Construction
  • Consumer Legislation
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Complex legal disputes
  • Delictual claims
  • Defamation
  • Road Accident Fund
  • Education/Schools
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Family Law
  • Health Care/Policy
  • Insurance
  • Long term/Life
  • Short term
  • Medical negligence


  • R 1 800 / per hour
  • R 7 500 / per half day
  • R 14 500 / per full day
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