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 ISMAIL JAMIE SC
Vice Chairperson LOUISE BUIKMAN SC
RENATA WILLIAMS SC
TANYA GOLDEN SC
ANDRÉ SMALBERGER SC
DEIDRÉ KUSEVITSKY
LOUIS WESSELS
MICHELLE O’SULLIVAN
NICK DE JAGER
HASHIM CASSIM
ADIEL NACERODIEN
MARIA MOKHOAETSI
Secretary GAVIN BROWN
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer MELANIE HOLDERNESS