Bar Council

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.

The dates for the scheduled meetings of the Bar Council are available here. Please confirm the dates with the Bar Secretariat, as it may change without notice.

It discharges this mandate with the assistance of a number of committees which manage various aspects of the Cape Bar.

View the complete list of these committees here (PDF).

The Bar Council is presently constituted as follows:

Chairperson ANDREW BREITENBACH SC
Vice Chairperson KARRISHA PILLAY
BARBARA GASSNER SC
JANET McCURDIE SC
CON JOUBERT SC
TANYA GOLDEN SC
BRENTON JOSEPH
MICHELLE O’SULLIVAN
LOUIS WESSELS
SHAFIA MAHOMED
MUSHAHIDA ADHIKARI
ADIEL NACERODIEN
Secretary MARK TOWNSEND
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer THEMBELANI MAYOSI