The Cape Bar is governed by the Bar Council, which is comprised of members elected annually by the general body of members in accordance with the Cape Bar’s Constitution.
The Bar Council is tasked with managing the affairs of the Cape Bar for the benefit of all members.
It discharges this mandate with the assistance of a number of committees which manage various aspects of the Cape Bar. For a complete list of these committees please click here (PDF).
The Bar Council is presently constituted as follows:
|Chairperson||LOUISE BUIKMAN SC|
|Vice Chairperson||BRENTON JOSEPH|
|ALASDAIR SHOLTO-DOUGLAS SC|
|JOHN BUTLER SC|
|ANDRÉ SMALBERGER SC|
|NICK DE JAGER|
|Assistant Secretary/Treasurer||MANDLAKAZI NGUMBELA|