Gerrit is a Director in the Litigation Department at Van der Spuy & Partners where he provides civil litigation services to both corporate and private clients. He litigates in the High Court, as well as the Magistrate’s Court and specialises in contractual disputes, insurance law, delictual claims, administrative law, medical negligence claims and personal injury claims . Gerrit also has extensive experience with the National Credit Act, the Consumer Protection Act and the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act.

Gerrit grew up in Bellville where he attended DF Malan High School. He furthered his studies at Stellenbosch University where he obtained his BA and LL.B degrees before completing his articles of clerkship at Marais Muller in Cape Town. Prior to joining the Van der Spuy family in 1997, Gerrit also practised as an associate at M.B Curle & Pienaar in Somerset West.

Being an attorney is more than a career to Gerrit, it is his calling. He approaches every matter with dedication, quality of service, excellence and a wealth of experience.

As passionate as Gerrit is about the law, he is about his family. You will often find him next to the sport’s field cheering on his three children. Gerrit is also an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys camping and trail running and plans on taking up sailing in the near future.