Niel De Villiers SC
Niel was admitted to the Bar in March 1994 and joined the group in May 2001. The Johannesburg Bar recommended him in May 2016 for the conferment of the status of senior counsel. President Ramaphosa conferred the status on him on 10 March 2018.
Niel has a general practice with experience in inter alia general commercial law, property, insolvency, professional negligence, insurance, unlawful competition, municipal law and administrative law. He has presided in arbitrations and has acted as judge of the High Court in the Gauteng Division, Pretoria and in the South Gauteng Local Division, Johannesburg.
Areas of practice
Alternative dispute resolution
Property law and restitution