Lyrique Du Plessis Director 021 941 7771

Lyrique advises individuals, organisations and governing bodies on a wide range of commercial, governance and regulatory matters across the sports sector.

He focuses on all areas of general commercial, contractual, governance and regulatory disputes with a specific focus on acting for clients before entities such as anti-doping and anti-corruption tribunals, national and international specialised sports tribunals, including FIFA’s Football Tribunal, and arbitration before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Principal Services
  • Sports law
  • General Litigation
  • Commercial law
  • Municipal law

LL.B (University of the Western Cape)
LL.M in Global Sports Law (Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia)

Attorney of the High Court, South Africa
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Andy Alexander

  • LLB at the University of the Western Cape – 2020
  • Commenced Articles of Clerkship in June 2021


Andy holds an LLB from the University of the Western Cape. He is currently completing his articles of clerkship at BDP Attorneys under John Smit and Rosshin Rossouw.

Gaenor Michel

  • BA (language and culture) – Stellenbosch University – 2013;
  • BA Hons (philosophy) (cum laude) – Stellenbosch University – 2014;
  • LLB – Stellenbosch University – 2017;
  • MA (philosophy) (cum laude) Stellenbosch University – 2020;
  • Commenced articles of clerkship – November 2020.

Gaenor holds a BA, a BA Hons (cum laude), an LLB and an MA (cum laude) from the University of Stellenbosch. Her MA thesis focussed on wrongful life delictual actions and the ethical desirability thereof. She is currently completing her articles of clerkship at BDP Attorneys under Christo Potgieter and John Smit. Gaenor is also a registered PhD student at Stellenbosch University, working towards a PhD in the field of Bioethics.