Frans Becker SC

Year of Silk: 2014

Areas of Practice: administrative law, arbitration, banking, commercial, competition law, contract, delict, engineering, insolvency, insurance, property law

Year of Silk

2014

Contact Details

082 442 6875

Ground Floor, Village Chambers

fjbecker@law.co.za

Academic qualification

B.Juris LLB LLM (Variation of Written Contracts)

Principal Reported Cases

As Counsel Motloung Vs Rhokhoeane 1991(1)SA 708(w);

Noorbhai Investments (Pty)Ltd and others Vs New Republic Bank Lts and others 1998(2) SA 515(w);

Truth Verification Testing Centre Vs PSE Truth Detection CC 1998(2) SA 689(w);

Vumba Investments CC Vs Geometric Investments CC 2001(2) SA 1068 (w);

Majola Vs Nitro Securitisation (1) (Pty)Ltd 2012(1) SA 226 (SCA)

As Acting Judge (On Line) Klenkouljec V Discovery Life 2014 JDR 1768 (GP);

2014 JDR 2151 (GJ);

[2015] JOL 33202 GJ (Both application and leave to appeal)

Society memberships

3 Years on Prof. Committee

Panel Members of AFSA (General Commercial)

Publications

Annual Lecture to JHB Bar Pupils on Court/Professional Etiquette

Brief curriculum vitae

After completing his studies for the degrees B Iuris and LLB, Frans Becker was admitted as an advocate during 1981. He lectured in Commercial Law until 1982 and completed his LLM degree in the Law of Contract in 1983. Prior to joining the Bar in July 1988, he practised as an attorney until December 1987. He is an arbitration panel member of A.F.S.A. (General Commercial) and an avid fly fisherman. His commercial practice focuses mainly on company, contract, mining and mineral, engineering and construction and insurance law. Frans was recommended for silk in 2012.