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Christo Potgieter

 

Christo Potgieter

Christo Potgieter

Director, Litigation
Phone:  021 941 7777
Fax:  086 751 0003
Office:  Tyger Valley Chambers One, Tyger Valley
 
 
Christo is a director in the Insurance and Liability Law Department and specialises in insurance law and the law of delict.

Christo has litigated in cases dealing with, inter alia, motor vehicle accidents, personal injuries, medical negligence, veld fires, structural fires, contamination of wine, engineering matters, damages caused by animals, and other forms of legal liability. He obtained the degrees B.Iuris and LL.B in 1983 and 1985 respectively and has 30 years’ experience in litigation.  

Together with Judge Johann Daffue and Advocate Peter Corbett, he is the author of “The Quantum of Damages in Bodily and Fatal Injury Cases”, Corbett and Honey, Volumes V, VI and VII.  The authors of the first three volumes were the late Chief Justice MM Corbett and Advocate JL Buchanan.  This publication has, since publication of the first volume in 1960, been a valuable and authoritative handbook used by judges and legal practitioners dealing with personal injury matters.  He is the sole author of “The Quantum of Damages in Bodily and Fatal Injury Cases:  Quick Guide:  Quantum Conversion Tables and Medical Diagrams”, published annually by Juta & Co. since 2011.  He has also penned articles for various publications on a variety of topics.
 
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Qualifications:
 
B.Iuris
LL.B
 
Admission:
 
Attorney of the High Court of South Africa
 
Membership:
 
Cape Law Society
 
Lecturing & speaking engagements:
 
Insurance law
 
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