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David Botha Bekker

B Iuris conferred by the university of the Free State in 1974.

Admitted as an attorney on 17 March 1977 and conveyancer on 23 June 1977.

Practising as an attorney for own account since 1 June 1977 at Harrismith, since 1 January 1982 in partnership known as Cloete & Neveling and since 1 May 2000 as Cloete & Neveling Incorporated.

Council member of the Free State Law Society since 27 October 1989. President of the Free State Law Society October 1994 until October 1996.

Council member of the Law Society of South Africa since 2009 and member of Management Committee since 2010, co-chair of the Law Society of South Africa for the period 2013/2014.

Councillor of the Commonwealth Lawyers Association since 2013.

Is serving on various committees of the Free State Law Society and the Law Society of South Africa inter alia Deceased Estates, Trusts and Planning Committee and Competition Committee.

Currently chair of the Fica Committee of the Law Society of South Africa.

Examiner for Deceased Estates module of Attorneys Admissions Examination.

 

Trustee of the Legal Provident Fund since April 2009.

Sustainable Justice

The Future Role of The Law

22nd Commonwealth Law Conference

in Nassau, The Bahamas | 5th – 9th September 2021