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Barend Jacob van der Merwe

Managing Director

Legal Practitioner
37 Years of Experience

Academic Qualifications

  • 1984 B.Proc (RAU)
  • 1986 LL.B (RAU)

Professional Qualifications

  • 1987 Admitted as legal practitioner
  • 1987 Joined the company & became Partner
  • 1997 Managing Director

Areas of Expertise

Contracts (Commercial and Corporate); Wills; Administration of Estates; Trust & Property Brokerage; Company Registration; Company Law; Short Term & Life Insurance Law; Litigation (High & Magistrate Court); Collections (High & Magistrate Court); Banking Law, including Laws relating to Bank of Namibia and Banking Laws in the Republic of South Africa; Commercial and Business Law (General); Constitutional Law & Practice; Competition Law; Insolvency Law; Local Government Law; Fundamental Rights Law; Administrative Law; Laws relating to Namfisa; Labour Law

He has almost 40 years’ experience in the above fields of law and is currently acting for the majority of the insurance companies in the groundbreaking constitutional litigation instituted by the industry against the Minister of Finance and NamibRe.

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