PUBLIC LAW

We practise in the following areas of Public Law:

Administrative Law

  • Advice on all aspects of procurement law, including tenders and tender processes, both to organs of State and private corporations.
  • Appeals and reviews of public body decisions.
  • All aspects of local/municipal and provincial government law.
  • Servicing parastatals in ensuring compliance with applicable legislation.

Constitutional Law

  • Advice on all aspects of constitutional law to both organs of State, private corporations and individuals.
  • Representation in the Constitutional Court as well as all other courts having constitutional jurisdiction.

Education Law

We view our commitment to education and educational practice as much more than a business and, as such, Herold Gie advises on all aspects of education law, including:

  • Specialised and strategic advice to state-aided and independent schools.
  • Advice to school governing bodies to ensure their legal obligations are met.
  • Disciplinary hearings in the education environment.
  • Powers, duties and obligations of governing bodies, educators, learners and the education departments.

Heritage and Environmental Law

  • Advice on all aspects of heritage and environmental law.
  • Advice and representation to national and provincial heritage agencies.

Professional Affairs and Ethics

  • Advice to various regulatory bodies in the legal and medical arena.
  • Representation to regulatory bodies in disciplinary enquiries.
  • Litigation in high courts, including review applications.

Who to speak to:

Shekesh Sirkar
Chairman
Shekesh Sirkar

Chairman

BA LLB (UWC)
EMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC LAW
Shekesh joined the firm in 1999, was admitted as an attorney in 2000. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

+27 (0)21 464 4725
Herold Gie, Wembley 3, 80 McKenzie St, Cape Town, 8001
Richard Brown
Director
Richard Brown

Director

BA (UCT) LLB (UWC)
EMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC LAW
Richard was admitted as an attorney in 1996 and joined the firm in 1999.

+27 (0)21 464 4722
Wembley 3, 80 McKenzie St, Cape Town, 8001
Karin MacKenzie
Director
Karin MacKenzie

Director

B Mus; M Mus (UCT) B Proc; LLB (Unisa), LLM (UCT)
PENSION AND PUBLIC LAW
Karin was admitted as an attorney in 1995 and as an advocate in 1998 and joined the firm on 1 March 2009.

+27 (0)21 464 4716
Wembley 3, 80 McKenzie St, Cape Town, 8001
Zikhona Ndlebe
Associate
Zikhona Ndlebe

Associate

LLB (UWC)
EMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC LAW
Zikhona joined the firm in 2015 and was admitted as Ndlebe obtained her LLB-degree through the University of the Western Cape and graduated in 2014.

+27 (0)21 464 4788
Jaimé-Lee Jacobs
Associate
Jaimé-Lee Jacobs

Associate

LLB (UWC)
EMPLOYMENT AND PUBLIC LAW
Jaimé-Lee joined the firm in 2015 and was admitted as an Attorney on 03 February 2017.

+27 (0)21 464 4700
Wembley 3, 80 McKenzie St, Cape Town, 8001