Petrus Coetzee Consultant
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Petrus Coetzee presents a career spanning more than three decades, making him a highly esteemed attorney and a seasoned consultant. His journey started with outstanding academic achievements, graduating from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal with a BA.LLB, Post-Graduate Diploma in Taxation, and a Certificate in Labour Law.

Coetzee joined the Department of Justice in 1983 where he was a Prosecutor, Magistrate, Senior Prosecutor, and State Advocate. In 1990 Coetzee joined Mason Weinberg now Mason Incorporated where he did his articles of clerkship. After completion of his articles, Coetzee was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1992, and in the same year, he was appointed as Director where he practiced for 30 plus years. He obtained his right of appearance in the High Court in 1995.

Coetzee started with general litigation with a strong focus on High Court litigation, especially in civil, criminal, and commercial law. Throughout his illustrious career, he appeared in various high-profile cases, having been involved in numerous reported decisions, as well as in the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court of South Africa. He has distinguished himself in a wide array of legal domains where his ability and reputation have earned him accolades from clients, peers, and legal organisations.

He is well-known for his unwavering commitment, extensive experience, and his relentless pursuit of justice and success for his clients.

Principle Services
High Court Litigation
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Commercial Law
Corporate Law
Labour Law

Post-Graduate Diploma in Taxation
Certificate in Labour Law.

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.