Walid Brown

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Location: Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 405 5245

Fax: +27 11 535 8510

Email: wbrown@werksmans.com


Director Walid Brown advises in the Dispute Resolution and Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring practice areas. He specialises in complex liquidations of companies and groups; Directors Liability under the Companies Act; perfection of notarial bonds; foreclosure on commercial and residential properties; corporate recoveries and restructuring; commercial litigation; property litigation; long-term insurance; and professional indemnity. His expertise extends to key pieces of legislation; namely the National Credit Act; the Consumer Protection Act; and liability claims. Walid holds an Advanced Certificate in Insolvency Litigation from the University of Pretoria and a Certificate in Advanced Business Rescue from the University of South Africa.

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Insolvency, Business Rescue & Restructuring
  • Complex liquidations of companies and groups
  • Directors liability under the Companies Act
  • Perfection of notarial bonds
  • Foreclosure on commercial and residential properties
  • Corporate recoveries and restructuring
  • Commercial litigation
  • Trust litigation
  • Property litigation
  • Short-term insurance
  • Long-term insurance
  • Professional indemnity
  • The National Credit Act
  • The Consumer Protection Act
  • Liability Claims 


  • BA English Major (University of Cape Town)
  • LLB (University of the Western Cape)
  • Advanced Certificate in Insolvency Litigation (University of Pretoria)
  • Certificate Advanced Business Rescue (University of South Africa)
  • 2007: Partner, Jan S. de Villiers
  • 2009: Director Werksmans


  • Executive member of the Western Cape Branch of the Black Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chairperson of the Law Society of South Africa (April 2017 – April 2018)