Academic Qualifications: BA, LLB, LLM Since December 1988 practising member of the Cape Bar (silk since December 2004). Served on the Cape Bar Council 2005-2009 (chairperson 2008-2009). Served on executive committee of the General Council of the Bar of South Africa (2009-2010). Acting appointments as a judge on several occasions since 2005. Arbitrator in many matters over years in variety of matters including medico legal, commercial, corporate and land matters. Mediator since January 2020.