Johan G. Theron

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Location: Stellenbosch

Tel: +27 21 809 6006

Fax: +27 11 535 8507



Johan Theron is a Director advising in the Dispute Resolution and Media & Communications practice areas. He specialises in media law; commercial litigation; arbitration; mediation and alternative dispute resolution; insurance; and water law. Johan holds a BA LLB from Stellenbosch University and has been a Director at Werksmans since 2009.

  • Disputes
  • Telecommunications, Media & Technology
  • Johan appeared in the first case before the Water Tribunal
  • Johan advised Media24 in seminal court cases regarding the broadcasting of court proceedings, invasion of privacy, defamation and the interpretation and application of the Copyright Act 98 of 1978 in the context of the reproduction and copying of published articles.
  • Johan has advised on numerous matters pertaining to contractual disputes in the retail and agricultural sector.
  • Johan advises extensively on matters pertaining to the Companies Act 71 of 2008.
  • BA LLB (Stellenbosch University)
  • 1994: Partner, Jan S. de Villiers
  • 2009: Director, Werksmans


  • Member of the Council of the University of Stellenbosch from 2014 to date.