Willem is a dual-qualified lawyer in South Africa (2007) and England and Wales (2013). Willem is a senior associate in the commercial dispute resolution team in our London office and advises on a broad range of general commercial disputes.
In recent years, Willem’s experience includes representing clients in cross-border commercial litigation disputes, energy sector and luxury vehicle industry disputes and international fraud and asset recovery. Willem also has experience in arbitration and in resolving commercial disputes through alternative dispute resolution including representing clients at mediation.
Acting for a corporate entity
Acting for a corporate entity seeking to wind up a company providing management services in the boutique London Hotel industry.
Luxury British vehicle manufacturer
Acting for a luxury British vehicle manufacturer in a complex multi-party breach of contract dispute in relation to the financing of a special edition luxury vehicle.
US multinational corporation
Acting for a US multinational corporation and oilfield company that provides completion services and land drilling services in a breach of contract dispute concerning the manufacturing of products for a deep-water hydrocarbon production facility.
Trustee in Bankruptcy
Acting for the Trustee in Bankruptcy of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC and the estate of Bernard L. Madoff and the provision of ongoing advice to the Trustee in relation to U.S and global claims.