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.

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 LOUISE BUIKMAN SC
Vice Chairperson BRENTON JOSEPH
ALASDAIR SHOLTO-DOUGLAS SC
JOHN BUTLER SC
ANDRÉ SMALBERGER SC
DEIDRÉ KUSEVITSKY
ROB PATRICK
MARILENA MADDISON
BARBARA VAUGHAN
NICK DE JAGER
HASHIM CASSIM
MARIA MOKHOAETSI
Secretary ADIEL NACERODIEN
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer MANDLAKAZI NGUMBELA