Adriaan has been a practicing attorney, conveyancer and notary since 1991. Having practiced mainly in property law, he has been involved in the agricultural sector, acting as specialist advisor to Co-operations, Eskom, Irrigation Boards and Water User Associations in respect of security of tenure and water law related matters. Adriaan is a regular columnist for the weekly magazine Landbouweekblad and speaker at agricultural open days. Also being a Professional Valuer, he is passionate about water law, and advises nationally on water law related matters. Adriaan strongly believes that most disputes relating to water, should be mediated as soon as possible. With the emphasis on this scarce resource, this will become increasingly important.