B.Com, LLB (University of Johannesburg), Diploma: Labour Law, CD/ACDS accredited Mediator
Danie has contributed to shaping the law in this field through his involvement in numerous reported Constitutional Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and High Court cases. He consults to other legal practices on complex local and international claims and has lectured on the subject to the Road Accident Fund, insurance companies and medical aids.
Danie excelled from the start of his legal career. He joined LindsayKeller as a clerk in 1987 and achieved the second highest score in the attorney admission examinations in the former Transvaal in 1989. He was admitted as an attorney in 1990 and only one year later, on 1 March 1991, he became the youngest equity partner in the firm’s history.
In 1993, he became head of LindsayKeller’s insurance department. He went on to become managing partner of the firm in 1996 and served in this role for ten years. He was elected as senior partner in 2008 and successfully led the firm until 2020.
Danie continues to play a key role at LindsayKeller, focusing on new instructions from clients, preparing legal cases for court and managing the training and development of young attorneys.
He is active in his community in a number of ways, including serving as chairman of the council of his local church.