Ian Posthumus

Areas of Practice: arbitration, banking, commercial law, insolvency and company law, insurance, labour law

Year of Admission


Contact Details

082 788 6065 / 011 895 9000

Second Floor, West Court Chambers


Ian was an admitted attorney before he was called to the bar. He has a commercial litigation practice with an emphasis on matters relating to company law, consumer and credit law as well as labour law.

Fields of practice

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and finance
  • Commercial Law
  • Insolvency and Company Law
  • Insurance
  • Labour Law

Principal reported cases

  1. Van den Heever and others / Saficon Industrial Equipment (Pty) Ltd t/a Toyota Forklift (a division of Eqstra Industrial Equipment Group) [2012] 9 BALR 894 (MEIBC);
  2. Tirepoint (Pty) Ltd v Patrew Transport CC 2012 JDR 0417 (GSJ);
  3. Chamber of Mines of South Africa (acting in its own name and obo Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd and others) v Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and others [2014] 9 BLLR 895 (LC);
  4. Le Car Auto Traders v Degswa 10138 CC 2013 JDR 1651 (GSJ).


B.COM LLB, M.COM (TAX), H.Dip Labour Law


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