Jennifer Smit

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Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 11 535 8447

Fax: +27 11 535 8647



Director Jennifer Smit Director advises in the Arbitration; Dispute Resolution; and Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring practice areas. She specialises in liquidations/sequestrations; enquiries into insolvent estates; litigation in insolvent estates; and building and construction law. Jennifer is also deeply experienced in property disputes and interdicts; commercial recoveries; sale and lease disputes; the law of delict; arbitration; alternative dispute resolution; shareholder disputes; and aviation litigation. A Director at Werksmans since 2011, Jennifer holds a BA LLB from Rhodes University and an AIPSA Dip Insolvency Law (cum laude) from the University of Johannesburg.

  • Arbitration
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring
  • Liquidations/sequestrations/business rescue
  • Enquiries in insolvent estates
  • Litigation in insolvent estates
  • Building and construction law disputes and advice
  • Property disputes and interdicts
  • Commercial recoveries
  • Sale and lease disputes
  • Law of delict and contract
  • High Court actions and applications
  • Arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution
  • Shareholder disputes


  • BA LLB (Rhodes University)
  • AIPSA Dip Insolvency Law (cum laude) (University of Johannesburg)
  • 2011: Director, Werksmans