Johan Moorcroft

Areas of Practice: banking, competition law, contract law, health and pharmaceuticals, insolvency, intellectual property (IP), Local Government Law, property law

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Year of Admission

1996

Contact Details

082 900 6763

Third Floor, Village Chambers

moorcroftj@law.co.za

Johan Moorcroft joined the Bar in 1996 and has a commercial practice with the emphasis on contract, banking, IP, and insolvency law

Fields of practice

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Contract
  • Health and Pharmaceuticals
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual property (IP)
  • Local Government Law
  • Property Law

Principal reported cases

  1. Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of South Africa: In re Ex parte President of the RSA 1999 (4) SA 788 (T);
  2. Buckle v Kotze 2000 (1) SA 453 (W);
  3. Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of South Africa: In re Ex parte President of the RSA 2000 (2) SA 674 (CC);
  4. Tsichlas and another v Touch Line Media (Pty) Ltd 2004 (2) SA 112 (W);
  5. Hydraulic Engineering Repair Services v Ntshona & Others (2008) 29 ILJ 163 (LC)
  6. Pascoal and Another v Wurdeman and Others 2012 (3) SA 422 (GSJ)
  7. Fedgroup Participation Bond Managers (pty) Ltd v Trustee, Capital Property Trust 2015 (5) SA 290 (SCA)

Presentations at seminars

11th World Congress of Medical Law.

July – August 1996, Sun City
‘Parallel Importation of Pharmaceuticals: Some Intellectual Property Right Implications’

Advanced Interpretation & Management of Contracts.

19 September 2012, Sandton Sun Hotel
‘The nature, formation and interpretation of a contract with reference to the National Credit Act and the Consumer Protection Act’

Publications

  • Banking Law and Practice (with M Vessio), LexisNexis Butterworths, 2009 [textbook]

    “Handelsmerke en Parallele Invoere”[Trade Marks and Parallel Importation] Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg / Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law, February 1992;

    “Parallel Importation of Pharmaceuticals: Some Intellectual Property Right Implications” Proceedings of the 11th World Congress of Medical Law, July – August 1996 (paper delivered at Congress held at Sun City, South Africa, in 1996);

    “Price Discrimination” Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law / Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg, May 1998

    “The Presence of Witnesses in Court” De Rebus, August 2011

  • Education

    • B. Iuris (1979) University of Pretoria;
    • LL.B (1986) University of South Africa;
    • LL.M (1990) University of Pretoria, in Company Law, Tax Law, Maritime Law, and Transnational Law;
    • LL.M (2001) University of South Africa, in Intellectual Property Law (Patents, Trade Marks, Unlawful Competition, and dissertation entitled Expert Evidence in Patent Cases.)

    Society memberships

    Johannesburg Bar

    Languages

    Afrikaans and English