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Were you always planning to be an Attorney and why?

Yes. It came naturally and with a natural sense of justice.


When meeting with clients do they mostly come to your rooms or do you mostly go their premises?

My clients come to my office


What is your preferred mode of communication with your clients?

Email, Face to Face, WhatsApp


Have you ever done an online video call with a client?



What do you love most about being an attorney?

The end result and clients appreciation on successfully concluding their matter


Would you recommend becoming an attorney as a career for school-leavers, and why?

No, Market is oversaturated


What qualities should South Africans be looking for in their attorney?

Feedback to clients and commitment to get the job done.


In your view, what are the major problems and/or opportunities facing the legal profession?

Over regulation and policies by role players who does not practice nor have an idea of the daily challenges faced by attorneys


What fields of law do you, as an attorney, mostly focus on?

Civil & Criminal Litigation


From your experience as an attorney, if you could cite one of the biggest reasons South Africans need advice from an attorney, what would it be?

Exploitation, too many people in the world who are out to exploit innocent people.


Do you think the coming wave of automation in the next few years will steal some legal jobs and why/why?>

Yes, Specifically matters which can be controlled electronically, conveyancing, estates etc.


Describe your average client:

Secondary and Tertialy institution educated, middle class, working individuals.


How far away from your premises is your furthest client?



What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Outdoor activities, gym, movies


What is the most interesting thing on your bucket list?

Deep Sea diving


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