Gerhard Cloete

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Director

Location: Tygervalley

Tel: +27 21 910 9085

Fax: +27 11 535 8521

Email: gcloete@werksmans.com

ABOUT

Gerhard Cloete’s practice involves all aspects of Dispute Resolution with a particular focus on arbitration, insurance law, financial services and regulatory disputes, administrative law, cross border disputes and liquor law. He has advised insurers in the long-term and short-term insurance markets regarding policy response and coverage and has assisted a leading pension fund administrator in South Africa for more than 15 years. Gerhard has also represented one of the largest international retailers in a variety of cross border disputes, forensic investigations and various liquor law objection hearings and court applications for more than 10 years. He is committed to doing pro bono work and serves as a commissioner in the Small Claims Court. Gerhard has been a Director at Werksmans since 2009.

  • Arbitration
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Dispute Resolution
  • arbitration
  • mediation
  • alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • corporate and commercial litigation
  • long-term insurance
  • pension & provident fund law
  • short-term insurance
  • administrative law/ review proceedings
  • Gerhard advises on:
    • arbitration; 
    • insurance law; 
    • financial services and regulatory disputes; 
    • administrative law; 
    • cross border disputes; and
    • liquor law.
  • BA LLB, University of Stellenbosch
  • 2001: Admitted Attorney
  • 2007: Partner, Jan S. de Villiers
  • 2009: Director, Werksmans

 

  • Commissioner of the Small Claims Court (2009)
  • Gerhard has advised insurers and re-insurers in the long-term and short-term insurance markets regarding policy response and coverage and has assisted one of the large pension fund administrators in South Africa for more than 15 years. 
  • Gerhard has represented one of the leading retailers in a variety of cross border disputes, forensic investigations and various liquor law objection hearings and court applications for more than 10 years.