Jeremy is a Chartered Accountant having passed the PAAB (Public Accountants and Auditors) exam in 1996 after completing his BComm at the University of Cape Town and Hons BCompt at the University of South Africa. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Jeremy was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Werksmans Attorneys in April 2006. Jeremy's background was initially financial management and taxation at some of South Africa's largest corporates. Prior to joining Werksmans, he was the General Manager of Adams and Adams, a large intellectual property law firm, for a period of five years. During this time he gained wide experience in general management, particularly in the financial, information technology, human resources and marketing fields.