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Mr Bernard Hotz
Business Crime & Forensics and Litigation/Dispute Resolution.
Director Bernard Hotz is Head of the Business Crimes & Investigations practice area.
Bernard was appointed a director of Werksmans in 2000 and is currently the Head of the Business Crimes & Investigations practice. A highly-experienced commercial litigator, he is also extremely versatile; being active in three other practice areas at the firm (Africa; Arbitration; and Dispute Resolution). Bernard specialises in all aspects of general commercial litigation. This includes corporate fraud/business crimes; insurance and banking litigation; stock exchange-related litigation; and competition matters such as restraints of trade and Anton Piller orders. He also deals with all areas of intellectual property litigation; trademark and copyright enforcement; media law disputes; and administrative law. Bernard sits as a Commissioner of the Small Claims Court.
Bernard is a member of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces. He was appoinetd a Commissioner of the small Claims Court in 2013.
Bernard holds a BCom LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand.