Graham E Kerr-Phillips

Areas of Practice: arbitration, banking, commercial law, competition law, constitutional law, criminal law, delictual law, family law, human rights, labour law, matrimonial and family law

Year of Admission


Contact Details

082 890 4913

First Floor, Village Chambers

Academic qualification

BA (Hons) History; LLB; H Dip Labour Law; Certificate in Competition Law; presently reading for LLM in Company Law, Contract Law and Banking Law

Principal Reported Cases

S v Mathebula & Another 1997 (1) SACR 10 (W)
Kerkhoff v Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others (2011 (2) SACR 109 (GNP)

Society memberships

Johannesburg Bar

Brief curriculum vitae

Graham Kerr-Phillips was admitted as an advocate in 1991 and joined the Johannesburg Bar in July 1995. He presently has read for the degrees BA (Hons) LLB HDip Labour Law and is presently reading for his Masters in Company Law, Contract Law and Banking Law. Prior to joining the Bar he was appointed as a member of the Office of the then Attorney-General. Whilst in such employ he specialised in the prosecution of commercial white collar crime. Since 1995 he has further expanded his practice in Criminal Law, from a defence perspective, and has developed a Commercial, Labour and Family law litigation practice.