THE MEMBERS
 

SUNEL BEESELAAR

BA LLB (USB), Dip Tax Prac (RAU), Conveyancer/Notaris, PGDip Dispute Settlement and Mediation (USB)

Personal Profile:

Sunel Beeselaar practices as an Attorney, Conveyancer & Notary as well as Mediator and Facilitator in Brackenfell with 20 years’ experience in her field of work.

Sunel holds a BA Law LLB from Stellenbosch University. Further studies have included a Diploma in Tax Practice (RAU), Conveyancing & Notary Public.

In 2012 she completed a post graduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Settlement at the University of Stellenbosch.

After being admitted as an attorney in 1999 she was the Managing Director of Lourens Inc in Stellenbosch until she opened her own practice in 2005.

Sunel has a special interest in alternative dispute resolution, particularly in Collaborative Law, family and commercial mediations.

Sunel is a FAMAC accredited mediator and on the executive committee of FAMAC and co-founder of the Association of Collaborative Professionals and is responsible for developing and establishing Collaborative Law in South Africa. She also serves on the Equillore Dispute Practitioner Family Law Panel as a Mediator and has a weekly Legal talk program on Bok Radio.

Sunel is a founder member and director of The Mediation Centre which offers mediation services, training in mediation and conflict management and individualised training workshops in these fields.

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GERRIE VAN DER WATT

M.Phil. Labour Law (UCT), Dispute Settlement and Mediation (USB)

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Gerrie practices as an Independent Mediator, an Independent Arbitrator and Labour Law Consultant with extensive commercial and business acumen.

For the last seven years his focus has been mainly on family law and family mediation.

Gerrie is a founder member and director of The Mediation Centre and holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Labour Law from the University of Cape Town. Studies include Commercial Mediation (USB), Business Management (WITS), Advanced Negotiation (Maurice Kerrigan Institute) and Marketing Management (IMM).

He is co-chairperson of the Family Mediation Association of the Cape (FAMAC) and a Commercial Mediator accredited with the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement (CD/ACDS) with international accreditation (CEDR). He serves as a panellist on both the Family and Commercial Panels of Equillore. In addition, he also serves as a panellist on the Arbitration Forum of Southern Africa (AFSA) and is a member of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) (AoA).

Gerrie is currently the chairman of the National Accreditation Board of Family Mediators (NABFAM)

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