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Jones Antunes

Director

Location: Johannesburg

Tel: +27 (0)11 535 8138

Fax: +27 11 535 8792

Email: jantunes@werksmans.com

ABOUT

is a Director in the Disputes and Mining & Resources practice areas with a particular focus on the resolution of complex commercial and contractual disputes.  Jones represents a wide range of companies and individuals across multiple and diverse industries. He has extensive experience in commercial arbitrations and High Court litigation. Chambers Global describe him as “strategic, commercially minded and dedicated to his clients”.  Jones is also an accredited mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).

He advises on: complex commercial and contractual disputes; mining-related commercial disputes; administrative law including review of public tender awards; IP disputes including disputes relating to passing off, trademark and copyright infringement Insurance related disputes; and disputes relating to Trusts.

Experience: 25 years

  • Disputes
  • Mining & Resources
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Mining Law related disputes
  • Complex commercial and contractual disputes;
  • Mining-related commercial disputes;
  • Administrative law including review of public tender awards;
  • IP disputes including disputes relating to passing off,
  • Trademark and copyright infringement
  • Insurance related disputes;
  • Disputes relating to Trusts

Advisor to: 

  • An international mining company relating to shareholder disputes with its joint venture partner;
  • Various mining companies relating to contractual disputes with Eskom and Transnet;
  • Local and international mining companies relating to various commercial disputes;
  • Trans Caledon Tunnel Authority on various commercial disputes;
  • A major retailer relating to various contractual and commercial disputes;
  • Saint Gobain Construction Products in relation to its dispute with Paarl Media Paarl; and
  • High net worth families and individuals in regard to disputes relating to Family Trusts. 
  • Admitted as an attorney, 1998
  • LLB, University of the Witwatersrand, 1995
  • BCom, University of the Witwatersrand, 1992
  • Ranked lawyer (Band 4) by Chambers Global | 2020 – 2022, 2024 | Dispute Resolution
  • Named as a recommended lawyer by Best Lawyers | Litigation