1 May 1951, Cape Town
Married: Claudettemaya
Two children



Matric: Herzlia  School
B Com LLB (1975) University of Cape Town
MPhil (1980) Cambridgen


Professional History:

Professor of Law taught at the Universities of Cape Town:  1977-1998 and Witwatersrand 1991-1998
Admitted as advocate: 1977
Judge; Cape Town High Court: 1998
Judge President; Competition Appeal Court: 2000


Publications, Awards, Honours and Other Activities:

Publications, Awards, Honours and Other Activities:
Member of the LAC: 2000 – 2018
Honourable professor at the University of Cape Town: teaching tax, Constitutional law, Competition law and Legal theory: 2018
Awarded LLD (hc) by University of Cape Town: 2008
Author of 10 books including South African Constitutional Law (with HM Cheadle and NRL Haysom) and most recently Anti Impunity and the Human Rights agenda (with K Engle and Z Miller): 2017
Publishing Precedent and Possibility (2ed): 2018
Editor of the Taxpayer and editorial board South African Journal of Human Rights.
Held visiting professorial posts at Toronto: 1999; Melbourne: 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018; Harvard: 2004; NYU: 2008 and 2014; Florida Brown: 1998 and 2007; Georgetown: 2010, 2011 and 2015
Legal expert at CODESA: 1992 - 1994
Member of drafting team of Competition Act 1998 and Companies Act 2008
Member of Katz Commission into Tax Structure 1994 - 1998
Chair Davis Tax Committee 2013 - 2018