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JUNIOR COUNSEL

Jaco Pretorius

Year Of Admission:
  • 2002
Email:
  • pretorius@law.co.za
Contact Number:
  • 082 739 9275
Practice areas:
  • Administrative law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking
  • Commercial litigation including insolvency law
  • Company law
  • Law of contract
  • Banking law
  • Property law and public procurement matters  
Brief curriculum vitae:

Jaco graduated at the Potchefstroom University (Northwest University) (B. Comm LLB). Did articles and practiced as an attorney at a Sandton law firm. Admitted to the Johannesburg Bar in 2002.

Principal reported cases:

Pitelli v Everton Gardens Projects CC 2010 (5) SA 171 (SCA);
Structure Mezzanine Investments v Davids and Others 2010 (6) SA 622 (WCC);
Slip Knot Investments 777 (Pty) Ltd v Project Law Prop (Pty) Ltd 2011 JDR 0339 (GSJ);
NEDBANK LTD v BESTVEST 153 (PTY) LTD; ESSA AND ANOTHER v BESTVEST 153 (PTY) LTD AND OTHERS 2012 (5) SA 497 (WCC)
Essa and Another v Bestvest 153 (Pty) Ltd and Others 2012 (5) SA 497 (WCC);
Paulsen and another v Slip Knot Investments 777 (Pty) Ltd [2014] 2 All SA 527 (SCA)
CONEKT BUSINESS GROUP (PTY) LTD v NAVIGATOR COMPUTER CONSULTANTS CC 2015 (4) SA 103 (GJ)
PAULSEN AND ANOTHER v SLIP KNOT INVESTMENTS 777 (PTY) LTD 2015 (3) SA 479 (CC)

Education:

B Comm; LLB

Languages:

English and Afrikaans

Lectures and presentations:

Advanced Advocacy Training – Johannesburg Society of Advocates 2017

Legal Education and Development (LEAD): Law Society of the Northern Provinces Insolvency Law lecturer 2009 to date

Appointments:

Served on the Fees Committee of the Bar

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