Jonathan Witts-Hewinson

Jonathan Witts-Hewinson
1 Protea Place
Cnr of Fredman Drive and Protea Place
South Africa
+27 11 562 1146
+27 11 562 1646


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Jonathan Witts-Hewinson is a director in the firm’s dispute resolution practice. Jonathan has extensive experience in relation to arbitration proceedings and other forms of alternate dispute resolution. His areas of expertise are commercial litigation, intellectual property disputes, insolvency law, product liability, unfair/unlawful competition, arbitration and alternate dispute resolution. He is a CEDR qualified mediator.

Jonathan began his career as a candidate attorney at Cliffe Dekker and Todd (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1983. In 1985, he was appointed as an associate and promoted to senior associate in 1986. In 1987 Jonathan became a director.

Jonathan studied at the University of Stellenbosch (BA LLB), and was admitted to practise in 1985. He is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces; the management committee of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa’s management committee; and Africa ADR’s steering committee.

Jonathan is ranked in the dispute resolution sections of Chambers Global (2017, band 2; 2014–2016, band 3; 2013, band 4; and 2008–2009, recommended); and The Legal 500: EMEA (2012–2016). He also features in the dispute resolution, restructuring and insolvency, and construction sections of Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer? (2006–2012); the South Africa: litigation and emerging markets section of Expert Guides: Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers (2009–2011); the arbitration and mediation, and litigation sections of Best Lawyers International South Africa (2008 – 2017); and Who's Who Legal: Asset Recovery (2015).

WWL says: Jonathan Witts-Hewinson "has a big reptuation in the market" and is well known for his superb litigation skills.

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