CP Fourie

Managing Director - BA (Law) LLB (UP)

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Mr Fourie is a founding member and the managing director of the firm and has truly excelled in the attorneys’ profession. Due to his unrelenting com­mitment to his work both within the firm and the legal fra­ternity, he has held many distinguished positions, which include amongst others:

  • Mr Fourie served as a member on the executive com­mittee of the Pretoria Attorneys’ Association between 1993 and 1997 and held the position of Chairperson be­tween 1994 and 1997;
  • From 1997 until the end of October 2018 Mr Fourie served as councillor on the Council of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces and was elected Presi­dent thereof for the periods 2003 to 2004 and again 2009 to 2010;
  • Mr Fourie served as councillor on the Council of the Law Society of South Africa for several years and also served as Co-Chairperson during 2008 to 2009;
  • Not only does Mr Fourie serve on the Board of Control of the Legal Practitioners Fidelity Fund and it‘s executive committee, but also served as its Chairperson during 2013 – 2015;
  • Mr Fourie also serves as a director of the Legal Practitioners Insurance Indemnity Fund;
  • Since 2008, Mr Fourie, on several occasions, acted as a Judge of the High Court of South Africa;
  • Since 2009 Mr Fourie has been a Commissioner of the Judicial Service Com­mission, representing the attorneys’ profession.

He was admitted as an attorney on 27 April 1981 and has vast experience in inter alia the following fields of law:

  • High Court civil litigation
  • Magistrates’ Court civil litigation
  • Personal injury law
  • Commercial law
  • Medical negligence
  • Insurance law
  • Family law
  • Property law and Land Reform
  • Arbitration